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My Life as a Diamond: 01/22/19
My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer is about a move out of the country and baseball. Caspar "Caz" Cadman and his family are originally from Toronto but now they're living in Seattle.
Before the move, Caspar cut his hair and changed his name. A new town is the perfect opportunity to be the boy he's always wanted to be. Fortunately for him, his parents are on board, but the grandparents, not as much.
While Caz is transgender, the book is primarily about baseball. Most of the chapters are named for innings. The novel covers Caz's first season with the Ravens and how they go against the other local little league teams.
In an afterword, the author notes that she is cisgendered. This is a what if or a thought experiment that is otherwise a good story about being the newbie on a baseball team.