Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

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The lives and loves of a teenage transboy  music geek 

Gabe has always identified as a boy, but he  was born with a girl’s body. With his new  public access radio show gaining in popularity,  Gabe struggles with romance, friendships,  and parents—all while trying to come  out as transgendered. An audition for a station  in Minneapolis looks like his ticket to a  better life in the big city. But his entire future  is threatened when several violent guys find  out Gabe the popular DJ is also Elizabeth  from school. 


About Kirstin Cronn-Mills

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Kirstin Cronn-Mills is the author of Minnesota Book Award finalist The Sky Always Hears Me And the Hills Donrsquo;t Mind and Beautiful Music for Ugly Children . Cronn-Mills received her doctorate degree from Iowa State University and currently teaches in North Mankato, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and son.
Published October 1, 2012 by Flux. 290 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It is only after hearing Gabe's friend and neighbor John, a fellow music lover who worked as a DJ for forty years, use Gabe's birth name that readers learn that Gabe is transgender.

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