Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she's determined not to get too close to anyone.
But when she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, Amanda can't help but start to let him into her life. As they spend more time together, she realizes just how much she is losing by guarding her heart. She finds herself yearning to share with Grant everything about herself, including her past. But Amanda's terrified that once she tells him the truth, he won't be able to see past it.
Because the secret that Amanda's been keeping? It's that at her old school, she used to be Andrew. Will the truth cost Amanda her new life, and her new love?
Meredith Russo's If I Was Your Girl is a universal story about feeling different and a love story that everyone will root for.
About the Author
Meredith Russo was born, raised and lives in Tennessee. She started living as her true self in late 2013 and never looked back. If I Was Your Girl was partially inspired by her experiences as a trans woman. Like Amanda, Meredith is a gigantic nerd who spends a lot of her time obsessing over video games and Star Wars. Author Location: USA
'Important and brave. Read this wonderful book, just read it.' - Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places; 'There aren't that many novels with trans teenagers as protagonists, but there should be, especially at this moment in our cultural history... This debut, written by a trans woman, might just open some minds.' - Flavorwire; 'I've heard so many good things about this already. I am really intrigued to read it.' - The Overflowing Library
For Ages: 14+ years old
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 22nd August 2016
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.26