A groundbreaking novel about a transgender teen, selected as a National Book Award Finalist!

Regan’s brother Liam can’t stand the person he is during the day. Like the moon from whom Liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, Luna, only reveals herself at night. In the secrecy of his basement bedroom Liam transforms himself into the beautiful girl he longs to be, with help from his sister’s clothes and makeup. Now, everything is about to change: Luna is preparing to emerge from her cocoon. But are Liam’s family and friends ready to welcome Luna into their lives?

Compelling and provocative, this is an unforgettable novel about a transgender teen’s struggle for self-identity and acceptance.
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Genre: Teen & Young Adult / Young Adult Fiction / Family / Siblings

On Sale: September 15th 2008

Price: $8.99

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9780316039895

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Awards for Luna
National Book Award Finalist
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Stonewall Honor Book
A Lambda Literary Award Finalist
A Book Sense Summer Reading Book for Teens

Praise for Luna
*"Groundbreaking, finely tuned realism about a transgender teen. . . .Peters writes her characters with care and complexity."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A thoughtful novel about a brilliant, determined, transgender teenager. . . Liam/Luna is an affecting character."-The New York Times

"This novel breaks new ground in YA literature with a sensitive and poignant portrayal of a young man's determination to live his true identity and his family's struggle to accept Luna for who she really is." - School Library Journal