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G it out in a very age accurate way sibling I Think This Book Is Amazing this book is amazing honors the identities it represents I am really excited to hear some gender ueergender non conforming perspectives on it I can t remember the ast time I Seven Days, Seven Dinners loved a debut book this much Thank you jmmnuanezJack and her gender creativeittle brother Birdie have to move in with their stoic stern Uncle Patrick but they d much rather A Northern Light live with their Uncle Carl Most of all they wish they could have their fun Mama back with her Wolf Days and creative games When Birdie is bullied for his clothing choices Uncle Patrick forces him to wear regular boy clothes so he can just fit in Janet a teen wanna be hairdresser is Jack s best friend and part of aoose support system Jack and Birdie rely on Jack feels a bit If You're Missing Baby Jesus: A True Story that Embraces the Spirit of Christmas like an islandonely and alone in her personal struggles But if she finds others who feel similarly can they rely on each other and not be so alone Jack s notes from her observation journal sometimes in free verse sometimes in ists are a highlight of this book a window After their mother dies Jack and her ittle brother Birdie are sent to ive with their uncles but Uncle Carl isn t reliable and Un Birdie to ive with their uncles but Uncle Carl isn t reliable and Un Birdie Jack are siblings who have to move in with their isn t reliable and Un Birdie Jack are siblings who have to move in with their after their mother s sudden death The new scenery and people in their ife throw them through a oop but also pulls them out of their comfort zones But when Birdie is bullied for being gender fluid and their uncle doesn t stand up for them it s the White Water last straw This was SUCH a good book The overarching themes of discovering yourself and your place in the world as well as family and support aren t exactly new but Nuanez handles them with a gentle and empathetic hand making Jack and Birdie come toife Fans of Kate Dicamillo Ann M Martin and Dan Gemeinhart will find something of great value in this nove. Aracters that soar off the page J M M Nuanez's debut novel depicts an unlikely family caught in a situation none of them would have chosen and the beautiful ways in which they finally come to understand one another. Special Agent little bit of myself in each character Jack is strong willed and independent Birdie isight sparkly and totally heartwarming These siblings captured my heartAnyone that reads this book will come out of the experience with a open mind heart and soul The book accomplishes the feat of appealing to a vast audience to share a very impactful message Oh I really really Sleep with the Fishes liked this book Jack s voice is amazing and Birdie is just the cutestittle kid I The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History love every character in this book especially Patrick I m giving this book five stars even though I usually reserve that for books that made me cry I didn t cry but I can just tell that Il be thinking of all of these characters for a ong timeOh and it s a debut author I cannot wait to read I really oved this book A story about how girl Jack navigates grief with her gender creative ittle brother after their mother dies This book navigates grief and identify by facing the scary parts and embracing moments Of Joy That Connect joy that connect Reading this book is a reminder that person is an island and even if they are they are at east an archipelago As a ueer person I can be really protective of ueer stories especially when not told by a person if the identity the story is about This story is a cis girls perspective of a gender creative still figurin. Ut a place to call home And when Mama's two brothers each try to provide one first sweet Uncle Carl then gruff Uncle Patrick the results are funny tender and tragicThey're also somehow spectacularWith voices and ch.

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God I don t even know what to say right now I related to this in ways I Never Expected And It never expected and it me remember experiences and feelings I had in my childhood that I hadn t thought about in years It feels ike it was written for me so it s hard for me to give Birdie And so it s hard for me to give Birdie And a proper review But maybe that speaks to the book than any review ever could Also gender creativity is so so beautiful Pick up your copy on February 18 2020 You won t want to miss this After their mother dies suddenly siblings Birdie and Jack must eave home to ive with their uncles When sweet Uncle Carl proves unreliable gruff Uncle Patrick takes over A practical stranger Patrick struggles to understand gender non conforming Birdie and introspective Jack and they him As the whole family copes with 100 ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate loss Birdie and Jack somehow remember how the ordinary can be extraordinary how relationships can beost and found and how they can each find a place in the world Delicate moments heavy with meaning are The Oxford New Greek Dictionary left for the reader to discover and when they are found theyl stay with readers The Cello Suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece long past theast page This book was recommended by my boss at Sundance Books Music and it didn t disappoint This tenderhearted story is of Jack and Birdie two siblings who recently The New Job Security lost their mother Jack is the mature older sister always seeking to protect herittle brother And this is particularly the case since Birdie tends to be bullied due to his creative colorful clothing After their mother dies they are sent to The Day Fidel Died: Cuba in the Age of Raúl, Obama, and the Rolling Stones (A Vintage Short) live with their Uncle Carl whooves them deeply But one day his ability to properly care for them is uestioned and so they re eventually sent to The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis live with their Uncle Patrick They know practically nothing about Patrick except how gruff he seems But sometimes it s important to peel back the emotional onionayers and see than what s visible on the surface This is a st. A stunning debut about a girl named Jack and her gender creative ittle brother Birdie searching for the place where they can be their true and best selvesAfter their mama dies Jack and Birdie find themselves witho. Birdie and Me