Adventure Children's Fantasy Fiction

The Anti-Book

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Name of This Book Is Secret comes a darkly funny story about a boy who wants the world to disappear. This fantastical quest for comfort and belonging was called “a surprisingly powerful, formula-breaking coming-of-age story” by the New York Times. Mickey is angry all the time:…

Biography Children's History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Short Story Social Sciences

Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron’s poignant, heart-breaking, and at times hysterical memoir of her and her family’s adventures of raising a gender creative child. Whereas her older son Chase is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy’s boy, her youngest son C.J. would much rather twirl around in a pink sparkly tutu, with a Disney Princess in…

Biography Children's Essay History Humanities Journal/Diary Law/Legal Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights

The first history of gay rights for teen readers, written by award-winning nonfiction author Ann Bausum. That’s the Stonewall. The Stonewall Inn. Pay attention. History walks through that door. In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People…

Children's Humanities Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children

A groundbreaking guide to caring for children who live outside binary gender boxes We are only beginning to understand gender. Is it inborn or learned? Can it be chosen―or even changed? Does it have to be one or the other? These questions may seem abstract―but for parents whose children live outside of gender “norms,” they…

Art Children's Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework (Queer Studies and Education)

Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Book by the Michigan Council Teachers of English Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2018 Winner of the 2017 AERA Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) Exemplary Research Award This book draws upon a queer literacy framework to map out examples for teaching literacy across pre-K-12 schooling. To…

Children's Fiction

I Am J

A powerful and inspiring story about a transgender teen’s struggle to find his own path — and love his true self. J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray…

Children's Fiction

I Wish You All the Best

Perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, Mason Deaver’s stunning debut will rip your heart out before showing you how to heal from tragedy and celebrate life in the process. “Heartfelt, romantic, and quietly groundbreaking. This book will save lives.” — Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo…

Children's Fiction

Jumpstart the World

Elle is a loner. She doesn’t need people. Which is a good thing, because she’s on her own: she had to move into her own apartment so her mother’s boyfriend won’t have to deal with her. Then she meets Frank, the guy who lives next door. He’s older and has a girlfriend, but Elle can’t…