Obie Is Man Enough by Schuyler Bailar

Obie Is Man Enough

Schuyler Bailar

fiction lgbtqia+ middle grade sports challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

9 hours | first published 2021


A coming-of-age story about transgender tween Obie, who didn’t think being himself would cause such a splash. For fans of Alex Gino’s George and Lisa Bunker’s Felix Yz. Obie knew his transition would have ripple effects. He has to leave his swi...
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emotional 85%
hopeful 85%
challenging 57%
inspiring 57%
reflective 42%
funny 28%
informative 28%
adventurous 14%
dark 14%
lighthearted 14%
tense 14%


fast 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 28%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 28%

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