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Cover of ALMOST PERFECT by Brian Katcher

BOOK JACKET BLURB: Eighteen-year-old Logan Witherspoon has just discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. But things start to look up when a new student enrolls in his small-town high school. Tall, unconventionally pretty, and a bit awkward, Sage Hendricks appeals to Logan at a time when he trusts no one. And as Logan learns more about Sage, he realizes that she needs a friend as much as he does, if not more. One day, he acts on his growing attraction and kisses her. Moments later, he wishes he hadn’t. Sage discloses a secret: biologically, she’s a boy.

Enraged, frightened, and feeling betrayed, Logan lashes out at Sage. Once his anger has cooled, however, his regrets lead him to attempt to rekindle their friendship. Impressed that Logan is even trying to understand, Sage agrees to give him a second chance. But Logan has no idea how rocky the road back to friendship will be, or how many unexpected, exciting, and painful places he and Sage will visit along the way.

Published by Delacorte Press / Random House, 2009, $8.99   368 Pages
Release date: October 13, 2009
ISBN: 9780385736657

AWARDS:

Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award, Stonewall Book Awards List (2011)

REVIEWS:

Lambda Literary, March 28, 2011

Chicago Tribune, June 1, 2015

Kirkus, September 1, 2009

YALSA / ALA, February 14, 2011

Teenreads, April 8, 2013

Archived Reviews (Posted by The New York Public Library)

AUTHOR’S WEB PRESENCE:

Author’s Website: http://briankatcher.com/site/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/briankatcher1

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bjkatcher

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