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Birdie and Me A stunning 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 selvesAfter their mama dies, Jack and Birdie find themselves without a place to call home And when Mama s two brothers each try to provide one first sweet Uncle Carl, then gruff Uncle Patrick the results are funny, tender, and tragicThey re also somehow spectacularWith voices and characters that soar off the page, J M M Nuanez s debut novel depicts an unlikely family caught in a situation none of them would have chosen, and the beautiful ways in which they finally come to understand one another

10 thoughts on “Birdie and Me

  1. Shaye Miller Shaye Miller says:

    This tenderhearted story is of Jack and Birdie, two siblings who recently lost their mother Jack is the mature older sister always seeking to protect her little brother And this is particularly the case since Birdie tends to be bullied due to his creative, colorful clothing After their mother dies they are sent to live with their Uncle Carl, who loves them deeply But one day his ability to properly care for them is questioned and so they re even

  2. Ava Budavari Ava Budavari says:

    God I don t even know what to say right now I related to this in ways I never expected, and it made me remember experiences and feelings I had in my childhood that I hadn t thought about in years It feels like it was written for me, so it s hard for me to give Birdie And Me a proper review But maybe that speaks to the bookthan any review ever could Also, gender creativity is so so beautiful Pick up your copy on February 18, 2020 You won t want to

  3. Laura Gardner Laura Gardner says:

    I can t remember the last time I loved a debut book this much Thank you, jmmnuanez.Jack and her gender creative little brother Birdie have to move in with their stoic, stern Uncle Patrick, but they d much rather live with their Uncle Carl Most of all, they wish they could have their fun Mama back with her Wolf Days and creative games When Birdie is bullied for his clothing choices, Uncle Patrick forces him to wear regular boy clothes so he can jus

  4. Jenna Hines Jenna Hines says:

    Birdie and Jack s story was incredibly moving We see them trying to adapt to a new environment, as they navigate a world full of negativity Jack s words have a way of encapsulating the reader, and then transporting them to the world of Nowhere Northern California I truly love the way that the characters are written It s amazing how I could find a little bit of myself in each character Jack is strong willed and independent Birdie is light, sparkly,

  5. Mary Mary says:

    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 th

  6. Shoshana Shoshana says:

    After their mother dies, Jack and her little brother Birdie are sent to live with their uncles but Uncle Carl isn t reliable, and Uncle Patrick doesn t like Birdie s purple jacket, skirts, and rainbow leggings All Jack wants is somewhere they can both live as themselves This book doesn t just have heart, it IS heart I couldn t put it down, needing to see how their story evolved, and watch the complexities of their family unfold, while loving the fier

  7. Janice Janice says:

    Oh, I really, really liked this book Jack s voice is amazing, and Birdie is just the cutest little kid I love every character in this book, especially Patrick I m giving this book five stars, even though I usually reserve that for books that made me cry I didn t cry, but I can just tell that I ll be thinking of all of these characters for a long time Oh, and it s a debut author I cannot wait to read .

  8. Jane Jane says:

    This book was recommended by my boss at Sundance Books Music and it didn t disappoint This book was recommended by my boss at Sundance Books Music and it didn t disappoint

  9. Ginny Ginny says:

    Birdie and Jack are siblings who have to move in with their uncle after their mother s sudden death The new scenery and people in their life throw them through a loop, but also pulls them out of their comfort zones But when Birdie is bullied for being gender fluid and their uncle doesn t stand up for them, it s the last straw This was SUCH a good book The overarching themes of discovering yourself and your place in the world as well as family and suppor

  10. Ariel Ariel says:

    I really loved this book A story about how girl Jack navigates grief with her gender creative little brother after their mother dies This book navigates grief and identify by facing the scary parts and embracing moments of joy that connect us Reading this book is a reminder that person is an island and even if they are they are at least an archipelago As a queer person I can be really protective of queer stories especially when not told by a person if th

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