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This is how it always is
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Published:
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2017.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
609 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Large Print
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Main Library - Adult Large Print
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Description
Claude is five years old, the youngest of five brothers. He loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever he wants to be, but aren't sure they're ready to share that with the world. The entire family keeps Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781410499042, 1410499049

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"Thorndike Press large print basic"
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"This is how a family keeps a secret...and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after...until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change...and then change the world. When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn aren't panicked at first. Kids go through phases, after all, and make-believe is fun. But soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes. This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it's about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again; parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts; children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don't get to keep them forever"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Frankel, L. (2017). This is how it always is. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Frankel, Laurie. 2017. This Is How It Always Is. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Frankel, Laurie, This Is How It Always Is. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Frankel, Laurie. This Is How It Always Is. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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