Honeybee by Craig Silvey
Superbly crafted; heart-breaking and heart-warming. Sam Watson, aka Honeybee, is a young man who is struggling with his identity. Almost deserted by his mother, he is befriended by a lonely widower, drag queen, counsellor, and the delightful young Aggie. This is a story chock full of wonderful characters. Despite all the hardship and pressures to conform. Honeybee remains an inspiring protagonist. Craig Silvey delivers an amazing insight into gender identity.