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Ami Polonsky, an English teacher at Lake Forest Country Day School, reads from her book, “Gracefully Grayson.” A screenwriter was recently hired to adapt the young adult book into a movie. Photos by Peter Kaspari/22nd Century Media
Ami Polonsky poses with her novel, “Gracefully Grayson,” in her classroom at Lake Forest Country Day School. The teacher’s novel is in the process of being turned into a movie.
Ami Polonsky reads from “Gracefully Grayson” in her classroom.
Peter Kaspari, Editor
3:00 am CDT March 18, 2020
The story about a transgender sixth-grader, written six years ago by a Lake Forest Country Day School English teacher, is on track to become a full-length movie.