Virginia Bergin is the author of H2O, which The Horn Book Magazine called Inspiring. She lives in Bristol (UK). Visit her online at virginiabergin.com and on Twitter @VeeBergin.
The plot is compelling...[The XY is] An enjoyable quick read for those who love dystopian fiction. - School Library Journal Bergin's matriarchal world building is fascinating...Hand to teens thirsting for an original tale. - Booklist A primer for Margaret Atwood's adult works - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books The XY explores ideas about stereotypes, power, and personal responsibility within a unique and intriguing world. It will leave its audience questioning the role of gender in social development. - Foreword Reviews Bergin uses a clever premise and vividly sketched characters to illustrate the importance of compassion and inclusion, - Publishers Weekly