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I write the books I needed when I was a kid.
BOTH CAN BE TRUE:
An American Library Association Rainbow Booklist
A Bank Street Children's
"A must-buy for middle schools and high schools, this story is an inspiring celebration of living authentically."
—School Library Journal (starred review)
"A celebration of allyship and fluidity
that’s a joy to read."
"An optimistic journey of self-acceptance."
FIGHT + FLIGHT:
"The girls’ distinct alternating voices vividly immerse readers in their turbulent emotions. Honest and timely; ultimately hopeful."
"This affecting story empathetically explores challenges of living with chronic pain and anxiety, offering hope and moments
of hard-won joy."
"Machias weaves identities
with nuance and complexity."
FIGHT + FLIGHT
cover art: Sherry Li
BOTH CAN BE TRUE cover art: Teo DuVall