I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson

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I, Emma Freke is a charming search-for-identity story about Emma—the only "normal" member of her quirky family. While Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps it's better to be her own "freak" than someone else's Freke.

About Elizabeth Atkinson

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Elizabeth Atkinson has published widely on equality and human rights, with special interest in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. She is Director of the "No Outsiders" research project, and was convenor of the ESRC-funded seminar series, "Invisible Boundaries: Addressing Sexualities Equality in Children's Worlds". Elizabeth is series co-editor of Trentham's "Discourse, Power, Resistance" series.
Published November 1, 2010 by Carolrhoda Books. 244 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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With vibrant red hair, an extraordinary intellect and a height of nearly six feet, 12-year-old Emma feels out of sync with peers and life in general.

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Having a weird name isn't the only reason 12-year-old Emma Freke ("Like, if you say it slowly, Am a Freak") feels like an outcast.

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I, Emma Freke, by Elizabeth Atkinson is a charming, funny account of Emma, who has the unfortunate last name "Freke," pronounced, of course, freak.

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