A Graphic Memoir

Author: Liz Prince
ISBN: 9781936976553

Growing up, Liz Prince wasn't a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn't exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled her to the outfield instead of letting her take the pitcher's mound. Liz was somewhere in the middle, and Tomboy is the story of her struggle to find the place where she belonged.  Tomboy is a graphic novel about refusing gender boundaries, yet unwittingly embracing gender stereotypes at the same time, and realizing later in life that you can be just as much of a girl in jeans and a T-shirt as you can in a pink tutu. A memoir told anecdotally, Tomboy follows author and zine artist Liz Prince through her early childhood into adulthood and explores her ever-evolving struggles and wishes regarding what it means to "be a girl."  From staunchly refuting anything she perceived as being "girly" to the point of misogyny, to discovering th

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date: 2014-09-02

Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women, Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Juvenile Nonfiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / Biography, Young Adult Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women, Young Adult Nonfiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / Biography, YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Girls & Women

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