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Author McSmith, Tobly, author.

Title Act cool / Tobly McSmith.

Publication Info. New York : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]
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Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - YA New  NEW YA FICTION MCSMITH    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Teen  NEW TEEN MCSMITH, TOBLY    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Teen New Materials  YA MCSMITH TOBLY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 343 pages ; 22 cm
Audience Ages 14 up. Quill Tree Books.
Grades 10-12. Quill Tree Books.
Summary Transgender teen and aspiring actor August lands a spot at a prestigious performing arts high school in New York City, but he struggles to move past the life he left behind, with conservative parents who wanted to send him to conversion therapy.
Contents "Content warning: This novel depicts transphobia, homophobia, misgendering, deadnaming, and suicidal isolation. If you feel any of these subjects may trigger an adverse reaction, we advise that you consider not reading this book. If you do read the book and some part of it is beginning to distress you, please stop reading immediately. ..." -- Verso.
Summary Aspiring actor August Greene just landed a coveted spot at the prestigious School of Performing Arts in New York. There is only one problem: His conservative parents won't accept that he is transgender. And to stay with his aunt in the city, August must promise them he won't transition. Convinced he can play the part his parents want while acting cool and confident in the company of his talented new friends, August find that the roles he is playing are hitting a little too close to home. Can he follow his dreams, and stay true to himself? -- adapted from jacket
Subject Transgender people -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Acting -- Juvenile fiction.
Performing arts high schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Aunts -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Sexual reorientation programs -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Transgender people -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Acting -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Aunts -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Acting. (OCoLC)fst00796146
Aunts. (OCoLC)fst00821339
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Identity (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst00966892
Performing arts high schools. (OCoLC)fst01057954
Sexual reorientation programs. (OCoLC)fst01740128
Transgender people. (OCoLC)fst01765239
Young adult fiction. (OCoLC)fst01183080
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Psychological fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726481
Transgender fiction.
School fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Novels.
ISBN 9780063038561 (hardcover)
0063038560 (hardcover)
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