Proud of Me
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The author tells the story of 'almost-twins' Becky and Josh in such a way that it's not overwhelming for the reader and explanations are done in such a matter of fact manner that to me it felt like there was a reminder that having same-sex parents should be as normal in a conversation as the traditional and single parent households. We worry it’s a little egotistical and possibly even narcissistic to talk about our achievements, even though we have every right to.
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Puffy was sitting in the corner controlling the music and helping to remind the boys of little things they needed to fix. This could be going out for the lead in the school play, taking the Advanced Placement English class, or deciding to go back to school and get your Master’s degree. The only reason I docked a star is because the last 20% or so just felt tacked onto the end so that the book could have a sort of grand finale, but it felt a little estranged from the rest of the plot.Many elements are addressed in the story, from LGBTQ+ rights, religion, friendships, coming out, relationships, being donor-conceived, internet safety, opposition, and hateful views. It is another vitally important book about growing up with same sex parents and the need to find your true self. It was positive but didn’t shy away from real conversations and concerns that parents, even (or especially) gay parents, have.
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Her books have opened my eyes to the continuing issues surrounding the queer communities despite the progress made in recent times. To make a bigger impact, volunteer your time to a cause you care about, like a museum or homeless shelter, as a way of helping your community.Meanwhile his sister Becky is curious what she’s feeling every time she sees the new girl at her school.