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BOOK JACKET BLURB:  A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex… and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking novel that explores what it means to be a boy, a girl, or something in between. What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant? When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She’s a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she’s madly in love with her boyfriend. In fact, she’s decided that she’s ready to take things to the next level with him. But Kristin’s first time isn’t the perfect moment she’s planned—something is very wrong. A visit to the doctor reveals the truth: Kristin is intersex, which means that though she outwardly looks like a girl, she has male chromosomes, not to mention boy “parts.” Dealing with her body is difficult enough, but when her diagnosis is leaked to the whole school, Kristin’s entire identity is thrown into question. As her world unravels, can she come to terms with her new self?

Published by Balzer + Bray, 2015, $17.99
328 pages
Release date: April 7, 2015
ISBN: 0062335316
Agent: Jessica Regel, Foundry Literary + Media

REVIEWS:
Publishers Weekly  

Feminist Fiction, April 17th, 2015
Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2015
Denver Post, July 19, 2015

INTERVIEWS:
Read. Sleep. Repeat, October 30, 2015

AUTHOR ON THE WEB:
Author’s Website: http://www.iwgregorio.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iwgregorio/
Twitter: @IWGregorio

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