Birdie and Me

After their mother dies suddenly, siblings Birdie and Jack must leave home to live with their uncles.  When sweet Uncle Carl proves unreliable, gruff Uncle Patrick takes over.  A practical stranger, Patrick struggles to understand gender non-conforming Birdie and introspective Jack, and they him.  As the whole family copes with loss, Birdie and Jack somehow remember how the ordinary can be extraordinary, how relationships can be lost and found, and how they can each find a place in the world.  Delicate moments heavy with meaning are left for the reader to discover, and when they are found, they’ll stay with readers long past the last page. Recommended by Mary.


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ISBN: 9780399186776
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Kathy Dawson Books - February 18th, 2020

"Here is a book you will want to hug before you put it down." --Kathi Appelt

An emotional and uplifting debut about a girl named Jack and her gender creative little brother, Birdie, searching for the place where they can be their true and best selves.