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Wandering son / [Shimura Takako ; translation, Matt Thorn].

By: Shimura, Takako, 1973- [author,, artist.].
Contributor(s): Thorn, Matt [translator.] | Baresh, Paul [letterer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Seattle, Wash. : London : Fantagraphics Books ; Turnaround [distributor, 2011]Description: volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781606994160 (v. 1); 1606994166 (v. 1); 9781606994566 (v. 2); 1606994565 (v. 2); 9781606995334 (v. 3); 1606995332 (v. 3); 9781606996058 (v. 4); 1606996053 (v. 4); 9781606996478 (v.5); 1606996479 (v.5); 9781606997079 (v. 6); 1606997076 (v. 6).Uniform titles: Hōrō musuko. English Subject(s): School children -- Comic books, strips, etc | Gender identity -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Young adult fiction. | Bildungsromans.DDC classification: 741.5/952
Incomplete contents:
The boy who's a girl ; The wandering son wanders on ; Oscar and André ; Wandering daughter ; Nitori-kun's birthday ; Friends and their words ; Takatsuki-san's calamity ; Everything I want -- Love & (hair)piece ; Dreams and desires and stuff ; An unfortunate boy ; An undaunted girl ; The exchange diary ; An odd pair ; School trip : day 1 ; School trip : day 2 -- Tagging along ; A day of much ado ; Half-crazed ; A new friend ; Sunday date ; Takatsuki Yoshino's big decision ; Stranger and stranger ; A song for everyone -- Big sister's romance ; Tragic princess ; Romantic escape ; Kissing incident ; And it's not even spring ; Confessions of love ; Cracks reappear ; Ahh, junior high -- The curious Sarashina-san ; The fresh-faced class number three ; We're all friends in this class ; Beautiful Monday ; The teacher loves a mystery ; Practicing being girls ; The door to summer ; Tensions build (again) -- The start of summer vacation ; The middle of summer of vacation ; The end of summer vacation ; Preparing for the festival : [parts 1-3] ; Gather around! It's festival time! : [parts 1-2] ; Bonus manga.
Summary: "The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone : Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy "--Publisher's description from vol. 1.
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GRAPHIC/FIC/TAK V.1 (Browse shelf) Available 39844500035619

Book reads from right to left in the traditional Japanese format.

Lettering by Paul Baresh, and others.

v. 1. The boy who's a girl ; The wandering son wanders on ; Oscar and André ; Wandering daughter ; Nitori-kun's birthday ; Friends and their words ; Takatsuki-san's calamity ; Everything I want -- v. 2. Love & (hair)piece ; Dreams and desires and stuff ; An unfortunate boy ; An undaunted girl ; The exchange diary ; An odd pair ; School trip : day 1 ; School trip : day 2 -- v. 3. Tagging along ; A day of much ado ; Half-crazed ; A new friend ; Sunday date ; Takatsuki Yoshino's big decision ; Stranger and stranger ; A song for everyone -- v. 4. Big sister's romance ; Tragic princess ; Romantic escape ; Kissing incident ; And it's not even spring ; Confessions of love ; Cracks reappear ; Ahh, junior high -- v. 5. The curious Sarashina-san ; The fresh-faced class number three ; We're all friends in this class ; Beautiful Monday ; The teacher loves a mystery ; Practicing being girls ; The door to summer ; Tensions build (again) -- v. 6. The start of summer vacation ; The middle of summer of vacation ; The end of summer vacation ; Preparing for the festival : [parts 1-3] ; Gather around! It's festival time! : [parts 1-2] ; Bonus manga.

"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone : Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy "--Publisher's description from vol. 1.

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