THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON REVIEW

Title: The Art of Being Normal

Author: Lisa Williamson

Genre: YA, Contemporary

Publisher: David Fickling Books

Publication Date: 1st Jan 2015

Pages: 353

Summary: Two boys. Two secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth – David wants to be a girl. On the first day at his new school Leo Denton has one goal – to be invisible. Attracting the attention of the most beautiful girl in year 11 is definitely not part of that plan. When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms. But things are about to get messy. Because at Eden Park School secrets have a funny habit of not staying secret for long…

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Children’s Books That Are Worthy of an Adult Read

As a teacher I am reading just as many children’s books as I am books for my own pleasure. Just because a book is in the children’s section or is initially aimed at children should not put you off, as there are some amazing reads out there that you can be missing out on. The suggestions below are books that I have read recently and feel that even as an adult that they give great messages and kept me interested.

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