Author Archives: Charlie McNabb

About Charlie McNabb

Archivist, Folklorist, and Legend Tripper

Witch Boy

Ostertag, Molly Knox. The Witch Boy. New York: Graphix, 2017. Aster comes from a long line of magic users. In his* family, girls are taught spellcraft and become witches, while boys develop shapeshifting powers around puberty. Aster has always been … Continue reading

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Independent Voices Collection LGBT Series

Independent Voices Collection: An Open Access Collection of an Alternative Press. LGBT Series. https://voices.revealdigital.com. Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press periodicals. Periodicals include newspapers, magazines, and journals. Series include Black American, Campus Underground, Feminist, GI … Continue reading

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When the Moon Was Ours

McLemore, Anna-Marie. When the Moon Was Ours. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016. When a town decides to topple their aging water tower, a little girl washes out with the gush of water. Only one little boy is brave enough … Continue reading

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Love is Love

Andreyko, Marc (Organizer), and Sarah Gaydos and Jamie S. Rich (Editors). Love is Love: A Comic Book Anthology to Benefit the Survivors of the Orlando Pulse Shooting. San Diego: IDW Publishing, 2016. On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire … Continue reading

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One True Way

Hitchcock, Shannon. One True Way. New York: Scholastic Press, 2018.   Set in 1977, this engaging middle grade novel follows middle-schooler Allie as she develops a crush on a new friend and realizes she’s gay.

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Gender Queer: A Memoir

Kobabe, Maia. Gender Queer: A Memoir. Lion Forge, 2019. In this captivating graphic memoir, Maia Kobabe shares the story of eir* journey discovering eir nonbinary and asexual identities and coming out to eir friends, family, and community.

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Asexual Visibility & Education Network

Jay, David (Founder). Asexual Visibility & Education Network (AVEN). Founded 2001. https://www.asexuality.org The Asexual Visibility & Education Network (AVEN) is an online informational and social resource for asexual and questioning people and their significant others, friends, families, and allies.

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