The book has been awarded with colorado book award for young adult. Luna may be about typical adolescent angst and the pains of growing up, but julie anne peters s book is a landmark. I think that anyone could connect to the characters in this novel by julie anne peters. Luna is the kind of ya book that should be taught in high school. The main characters of this lgbt, young adult story are. Written by julie anne peters, audiobook narrated by elizabeth evans. Pdf keeping you a secret book by julie anne peters free. In addition to the united states, peters s books have been published in numerous countries, including south korea, china, croatia, germany, france, italy, indonesia, turkey and brazil. Pdf luna book by julie anne peters free download 248 pages. Luna starts off with regan, the main character, waking up to find that her sister has come into her room and is flouncing around in pretty clothes. She lives with her partner, sherri leggett, in lakewood, colorado. Liam is unhappy in his boys body, and has, ever since he can remember, wanted to be a girl. Julie anne peters audio books, best sellers, author bio. The first edition of the novel was published in may 4th 2005, and was written by julie anne peters.
In 2003, the book was published and became the first young adult novel to prominently feature a transgender character, making it a huge stride for lgbtq literature. Luna by julie anne peters meet your next favorite book. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 248 pages and is available in paperback format. The book outlines the life of a boy who knows he is really a girl in a boys body. Luna by julie anne peters pdf regans brother liam cant stand the person he is during the day. Julie anne peters makes this clear by showing the transition of liam into luna.
Browse julie anne peters s bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. While luna is the reason things happen the way they do the sister is a bit preoccupied with how luna s transgender nature effects her life. Luna by julie anne peters overdrive rakuten overdrive. With a steady boyfriend, the position of student council president, and a chance to go to an ivy league college, high school life is. National book award finalist julie anne peters delivers a moving, modern classic love story with a coming out theme now with a fresh, redesigned cover.
A groundbreaking novel about a transgender teen, selected as a national book award finalist regans. And to be even more poignant, the story is told from the perspective of his sister, who is 2 years younger. Julie anne peters, quote from luna about the author julie anne peters born place. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Aug 16, 2011 this is one of the most inspirational books weve read this semester. Luna 9780316011273 by peters, julie anne and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Like the moon from whom liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, luna, only reveals. The book was published in multiple languages including english language, consists of 248 pages and is available in paperback format. Though the book is light on sex, drugs, drinking, and all those other vices that usually have. Like the moon from whom liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, luna, only r. The main characters of this young adult, lgbt story are. Buy julie anne peters ebooks to read online or download in pdf or epub on your pc, tablet or mobile device. Luna has 3 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Luna download pdfepub ebook pdf epub gets free book.
Julie anne peters born january 16, 1952 is an american author of young adult fiction. It seems like forever that regan has been keeping the secret that her brother liam is really luna, is really a girl instead. That is, her brother luke, who is also her sister, luna. Julie anne peters goes to just the right lengths to accurately describe both the emotional and environmental situations. Like the moon from whom liam has chosen his female name, his true self, luna, only reveals herself at night. I wish i could give it more than 5 stars as it pushes the boundaries of ya literature to unchartered territory and does it so flawlessly. Like the moon from whom liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, luna, only reveals herself at night. The first edition of this novel was published in 2004, and was written by julie anne peters. It follows the life of a high school sophomorereganas she deals with the circumstances of her transsexual siblings transition from male to female. Regan has always supported her brother and kept his secret, but when liam decides to transition into luna, the. And so, at night, under the gentle light of the moon, he becomes one a carefree girl named luna. Buy a cheap copy of luna book by julie anne peters. After years of struggle, lunas ready to start taking stepssmall then tremendousto make her inside reality an outside reality.
Luna by julie anne peters in chm, doc, fb3 download e book. Luna isbn 9780316733694 pdf epub julie anne peters ebook. This acclaimed book by julie anne peters is available at in several formats for your ereader. May 1, 2004 groundbreaking, finely tuned realism about a transsexual teen. Free download or read online keeping you a secret pdf epub book. An exlibrary book and may have standard library stamps andor stickers. The first edition of the novel was published in 2004, and was written by julie anne peters. Julie anne peters newest novel, luna, is a wonderfully crafted story about a young girl named regan and her brother, liam. Sophomore regans own life barely exists because of the fierce needs of her 17yearold brother liamwho is, in liams heart, mind, and soul, a girl named luna. Sexuality is a huge part of going through puberty and in most cases, its a difficult thing to deal with.
I think it was a really good idea by the author by making the story by regan but title the book luna. In an effort to drown out the sudden static in the air, i retrieved my chemistry book from my backpack and set it on the table. Luna by julie anne peters and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws.
Luna by julie anne peters jem juliette jewels jade. I rolled over in bed and squinted at the clock on my nightstand. This is like no other book ive ever read, and one that will stay on my mind for quite some time. The story is not only about the struggles of this transgendered teen to bring herself into the public, but about the universal effort to understand ones own identity. See what else sophie has to say about the book in todays page. Luna by julie anne peters is a highly acclaimed novel about a transsexual teenager, his decision to transition, and the effects of this on his younger sister and sole confidante. Dec 11, 2012 liam luna exposes herself to her bestfriend alyson. The story of trans teen luna is told through the eyes of her younger sister. Like the moon from whom liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, luna, only, isbn 9780316733694 buy the luna ebook.
In the book, luna by julie anne peters the main character, reagan, faces challenges to fight for what she believes in. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read luna. My ya novel, luna, the story of a transgender teen beginning her transition from male to female, was a national book award finalist and an american library association. Brain jack by brian falkner and seven rays by jessica bendinger duration. Free download or read online luna pdf epub book luna julie anne peters epub. Delaware county district library ohio scanned in china.
Luna book by julie anne peters 3 available editions. Regans sibling goes by liam during the day, but early in the novel selects the name luna for her nighttime identity. When liam confides that he wants to transition and become luna all of the time, regan struggles to keep his secret and help him become comfortable dressing in public. It was the feel of her presence in my room that woke me again. Jan 21, 2010 luna by julie anne peters published january 21, 2010. Luna is a young adult novel, by julie anne peters, and was first published in 2004. She dances to the beat of her own drum in the moonlight. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 250 pages and is available in paperback format.
Peters s define normal latest novel sensitively portrays the life of a transgender teen through the eyes of a sympathetic younger sister. After years of struggle, luna s ready to start taking stepssmall then tremendousto make her inside reality an outside reality. Luna short answer test questions julie anne peters this set of lesson plans consists of approximately 164 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. Regans brother liam cant stand the person he is during the day. Maybe this would normally be an annoying but typical sisterly thing to do, but it turns out that luna is regans brother, liam. The main characters of this young adult, lgbt story are, luna julie anne peters epub. But will regan lose herself in trying to be the best confidante, the best sibling she can.483 1501 405 453 1484 888 871 274 1399 365 815 429 1003 1514 84 568 629 49 1630 877 705 590 1539 25 1067 1419 1222 949 410 1315 1480 727 932 631 321 307 972 564 442 177 291 313 767 1445