YA Coming Of Age Story
Boy Genius Spinoff Book
Whether you have seen the movie or not, the Boy Genius spinoff book, It Doesn’t Take a Genius, is a beautiful coming of have story.
When the film was honored as a Tribeca Film Festival selection in 2019, it was clear that this moving story needed to continue.
Award winning author Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich had conversations with the original screenwriters and actors, so that she could move the story forward.
The book is great for teens and tweens who will be able to relate the book to their own experiences and it may help them develop a greater understanding for their peers.
Of course, YA books are not just for young adults.
Anyone can enjoy this heartfelt and humorous book.
It Doesn’t Take A Genius
by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Pub Date 4/13/21
Emmett and his older brother Luke have always been “Batman and Robin,” though they’re quick to bicker about who’s who.
Spending the summer at a historic Black summer camp seems like a wonderful adventure for the two to share.
However, Luke is there as a junior counselor, so seems to spend all of his time being everyone else’s big brother, and ignoring Emmett.
As Luke seems to be moving on to new adventures, Emmett struggles in unexpected ways, especially in swim class and the “It Takes A Village” entrepreneurship class.
Without his brother to turn to for support, Emmett works to build a new crew of “superfriends,” who’ll help him plan something spectacular for the end-of-camp awards night and celebration.
Along the way, Emmett learns that no matter what, there can be many ways to define family.
Boy Genius Spinoff Book : It Doesn’t Take a Genius
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