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Felix Yz

Author/Publisher/Website: Bunker, L.
Copyright: 2017
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Dec/2018
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780425288511
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 5-8
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Resource Description

When Felix was a toddler, he was fused with an alien during one of his father’s failed experiments but doctors worry that as he grows Zyx, the alien sharing his body, might kill him so they plan to separate Felix and Zyx. The countdown to the operation is told through both Felix' and Zyx’ perspectives and it focuses on Felix and his family facing the possible dangers as well as Felix’s crush on a boy at school. This novel for grades 5-8 features an engaging character who readers can relate to and is suitable for a read-aloud, literature circle, independent reading, or class library, and introduces topics of resiliency, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Log in to read the full ERAC review.