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Both Sides Now

by Peyton Thomas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: lgbt, coming of age

A witty and warm-hearted novel about a trans teen finding his place in the world perfect for fans of Red, White and Royal Blue
 

There’s only one thing standing between Finch Kelly and a full-blown case of high school senioritis: the National Speech & Debate Tournament. Taking home the gold would not only be the pinnacle of Finch’s debating car …

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In a Heartbeat

by Markus Harwood-Jones
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: lgbt, dating & sex, new experience

Set in a small BC town, this is not a typical LGBTQ+ romance. Seventeen-year-old Lucien has a supportive family and community in Toronto but wants to make a new start somewhere nobody knows him. Going to stay with his aunt in Vernon, BC, presents challenges to fitting in — he is not comfortable with his hockey-watching, hard-partying cousins or t …

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Walk This Way

by Tony Correia
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: lgbt, dating & sex

Drag has never been so popular, and this LGBTQ+ romance takes a look at how a teen embraces the drag queen dream. Sixteen-year-old Joshua does drag on social media but wants to have the full drag performance experience. Trouble is, he’s attracted to guys who don’t like drag and want nothing to do with gay men they think are feminine and have a …

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Sink or Swim

by Tash McAdam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: survival stories, self-esteem & self-reliance, lgbt

Sixteen-year-old shy, socially awkward trans teen Bass reluctantly skips school and goes on a boat trip with his adventure-seeking girlfriend, Rosie. When a sudden storm smashes their boat on a rocky shore off a deserted island, Bass and Rosie struggle to make it to safety. Bruised and battling hypothermia, the pair have to seek shelter and work to …

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The Wild Ones

by Nafiza Azad
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women

“Utterly unique storytelling…a tale that refuses to flinch.” — Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent DelightsFrom William C. Morris Finalist
Nafiza Azad comes a thrilling, feminist fantasy about a group of teenage girls endowed with special powers who must band together to save the life of the boy whose magic saved …

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The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life

by Dani Jansen, read by Rebecca Auerbach
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: theater & musicals, lgbt

 

Alison Green, desperate Valedictorian-wannabe, agrees to produce her school’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. That’s her first big mistake. The second is accidentally saying yes to a date with her oldest friend, Jack, even though she’s crushing on Charlotte. Alison manages to stay positive, even when her best friend starts referri …

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