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Changers Book Two: Oryon (Paperback)

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--John Green

A gender-fluid, John Hughes-style fantasy plus all the feels.

This is an excellent sequel....This installment raises the stakes, making the story not just about physical and emotional transformation, but about survival.
--School Library Journal

Oryon's humor and insight will keep readers turning pages.
--Kirkus Reviews

This series is soon as I started reading I was immersed into the book, unable to put it down....The series is just getting better and better.
--I'd So Rather Be Reading

I really enjoy these books....If you are looking for books--these are great.
--Yellow Porcupines

Praise for Changers Book One: Drew:

This is more than just a 'message' book about how we all need to be more understanding of each other. The imaginative premise is wrapped around a moving story about gender, identity, friendship, bravery, rebellion vs. conformity, and thinking outside the box.
--School Library Journal

Changers should appeal to a broad demographic. Teenagers, after all, are the world's leading experts on trying on, and then promptly discarding, new identities.
--New York Times

A thought-provoking exploration of identity, gender, and excellent read for any teens questioning their sense of self or gender.
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Part of Akashic's Black Sheep YA imprint.

Changers Book Two: Oryon in the four-part Changers Series for young adults finds our hero Ethan/Drew on the eve of her second metamorphosis--into Oryon, a skinny African American skater boy with more swagger than he knows what to do with. Enter a mess of trouble from the Changers Council, the closed-minded Abiders, the Radical Changers (RaChas), and his best friend Audrey--at least she was his best friend when Oryon was Drew--and now, it's complicated.

But that's life (and life, and life, and life) for Changers, an ancient race of humans who must live out each year of high school as a completely different person. Before next summer, Oryon will learn what it means to be truly loved, scared spitless, and at the center of a burgeoning national culture war. Most of all, he will learn again how much the eyes of the world try to shape you into what they see--and how only when you resist do you clearly begin to see yourself.

About the Author

T Cooper is the author of four novels, including the best-selling Lipshitz Six, or Two Angry Blondes, Some of the Parts, and The Beaufort Diaries. His most recent book is the nonfiction Real Man Adventures, and he was also coeditor of A Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing. Cooper's shorter work has appeared in a variety of publications including the New Yorker, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the Believer, O, The Oprah Magazine, One Story, Bomb, Electric Literature, the Brooklyn Review, and many others. He is currently a visiting professor in fiction at Emory University, and sometimes writes for television. Cooper is coauthor of the Changers Series, featuring Changers Book One: Drew and Changers Book Two: Oryon. Allison Glock-Cooper is the author of the New York Times notable book and Whiting Award winner Beauty Before Comfort. Her work has been published in the New York Times, GQ, Rolling Stone, Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, O, the Oprah Magazine, Elle, Marie Claire, and many others. She is a contributing editor for the magazine Garden & Gun, a senior writer at ESPN, a columnist for Southern Living, and the recipient of a GLAAD award. Her first poem was recently published in the New Yorker. She is the coauthor of Changers Book One: Drew and Changers Book Two: Oryon.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781617753077
ISBN-10: 1617753076
Publisher: Black Sheep
Publication Date: April 7th, 2015
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Changers