Her Name is James by CJ Heath

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A 'weepy' coming of age romance of a youth who has returned home after three years in the care of social services. Announcing his intention to transition from a boy to a girl, he meets resistance from his father as he'd expected but the strongest opponent is his brother.
Confiding in his best friend, a girl he has known his entire life, his plans are thrown into confusion when she tells him she loves him.