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Love, IRL

by Tracy Goldfarb
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: lgbt, dating & sex

Alex, a Latino transgender teen living in Hamilton, Ontario, struggles to reconcile his feelings with a real-life crush on a boy in his class from the relationship he has with a boy he knows online — only to find that the two were the same all along. Without overly graphic content, important issues youth face surrounding online messaging, social …

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No Known Address

by Steven Barwin
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: homelessness & poverty, runaways, general (see also headings under social themes)

Teen homelessness is not always connected to poverty and crime. Sometimes there's more to the story. No Known Address follows a teen named Tyler from a privileged family in Victoria, British Columbia, who is kicked out of his home by his abusive dad after being blamed for bringing prescription narcotics to a party. This novel brings to light the se …

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Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

by Markus Harwood-Jones
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: lgbt, dating & sex

Full of colourful, authentic characters and set in Toronto, Confessions of a Teenage Drag King highlights diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, and identity. Seventeen-year-old Lauren tries to navigate the tricky waters of teen romance that brings high school to the drag show and back, all while Lauren must keep up their two personas — R …

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5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens

by Nicole Libin, read by Caroline Slaughter
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
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Five-minute mindfulness meditations for 40 everyday situations

The rollercoaster of teenage life doesn't offer a lot of moments to slow down and process your experiences. 5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens offers easy, quick practices that allow you to harness the power of mindfulness meditation - paying immediate attention to your body and …

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