This Is How It Always Is
A NovelBook Club Kit - 2017
This is Claude. He's five years old, the youngest of five brothers. He also loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They're just not sure they're ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2017
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 10 books and 1 reading guide in a plastic tote 327 pages ; 25 cm
From Library Staff
"Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don't get to keep them forever."
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