Three Rooms Press
On Sale: May 7, 2019
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Young Adult | LGBTQ
In this LGBTQ+ YA coming-of-age novel, a teenage girl
grapples with the suicide of a classmate and her mother's
depression, while discovering her own gender fluidity and
Fifteen-year-old Eleanor Fromme
just chopped off all of her hair. How else should she cope
after hearing that her bully, James, just took his own life?
When Eleanor's English teacher suggests students write a
letter to a person who would never receive it to get their
feelings out, Eleanor chooses James.
letter she writes, Eleanor discovers more about herself,
even while trying to make sense of his death. And, with the
help of a unique cast of characters, Eleanor not only learns
what it means to be inside a body that does not quite match
what she feels on the inside, but also comes to terms with
her own mother's mental illness.
Set against a
1993-era backdrop of grunge rock and riot grrl bands,
EVERYTHING GROWS depicts Eleanor's extraordinary
journey to solve the mystery within her and feel complete.
Along the way, she loses and gains friends, rebuilds
relationships with her family, and develops a system of
support to help figure out the language of her queer
Through author Aimee Herman's exceptional
storytelling, EVERYTHING GROWS reveals the value of
finding community or creating it when it falls apart, while
exploring the importance of forgiveness, acceptance, and
learning how to live on your own terms.
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