The Pants Project

The Pants Project

Whoever wrote the uniform policy decided (whyyy?) that girls had to wear skirts, while boys were allowed to wear pants.Sexist. Dumb. Unfair.“Girls must wear a black, pleated, knee-length skirt.”I bet I read those words a hundred times during summer vacation. The problem wasn’t the last word in that sentence. Skirt wasn’t really the issue, not for me. The issue was the firs...

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Title:The Pants Project
Author:Cat Clarke
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ISBN:1492638099
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:272 pages

The Pants Project Reviews

  • Laura
    Aug 05, 2016
    OK, you might say, really? A middle school about someone who is transgender?And I would say, yes, really.And you might say. But why? Middle school? Isn't that too young for anyone to know that their gender assigned at birth is wrong? And really, do kids that age need to read those sorts of book?And ...
  • Jenni Frencham
    Aug 16, 2016
    Clarke, Cat. The Pants Project. Sourcebooks Jaberwocky, 2016.A delightful middle grade novel in the vein of Gracefully Grayson with the upbeat hopefulness of Better Nate Than Ever.Liv is not excited about starting middle school. He hasn't told his moms yet, but Liv has figured out that he's transgen...
  • Cece (ProblemsOfaBookNerd)
    Mar 16, 2017
    *3.5/5Note: I am cis so I cannot comment on how authentic the representation was.While initially I had issues with the voice of this novel - the writing wasn't my favorite, sometimes sounding a bit too young or a bit disjointed - I think by the end it really came into its own. Liv as a character gre...
  • Riley
    Sep 22, 2016
    The Pants Project a transgender student fighting their schools dress code, stating that girls must wear skirts and boys pants.When I saw that this was a Middle Grade book about a transgender kid I was beyond excited. LGBTQ+ topics are not explored enough in the middle grade age range. This book was ...
  • Amber
    Jan 02, 2017
    I have a more detailed spoiler-free review of this book, but overall, some of the chapters are clunky, but I loved the story. ...
  • Jenni
    Feb 14, 2017
    4.5 stars. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.I think this story of a transgender middle school child was really well done. I think books like this are really important, so that kids who may be going through what ...
  • Weezie
    Feb 01, 2017
    ***I received a free e-ARC from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review***THE PANTS PROJECT follows Liv, a transgender boy, as he navigates his first year of middle school and tackles his school's outdated gendered dress code. I was initially hesitant about reading requesti...
  • Jeimy
    Feb 19, 2017
    Read this in one sitting. The situations and characters are realistic. Although protagonist lucked out in finding boys willing to wear skirts to help her in her fight. ...
  • Wart Hill
    Mar 10, 2017
    review to come...
  • Medeia Sharif
    Apr 10, 2017
    This is a middle grade with a transgender character fighting his school on something he believes in, something that needs to be changed. We need more stories like this! Liv and the other characters were absolutely engaging. My only issue is that the voice sounded older than the age group intended. I...