Tag Archives: Coming Out

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. Advertisements

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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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Juliet Takes a Breath

Rivera, Gabby. Juliet Takes a Breath. Riverdale, NY: Riverdale Ave Books, 2016. In this hilarious and insightful coming-of-age novel, “closeted Puerto Rican baby dyke from the Bronx” Juliet travels to Portland, Oregon to learn about feminism and queer culture, gets … Continue reading

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George

Gino, Alex. 2015. George. New York: Scholastic Press. “You’re one tough cookie. But the world isn’t always good to people who are different. I just don’t want you to make your road any harder than it has to be.” “Trying … Continue reading

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This is How it Always Is

Frankel, Laurie. This is How it Always Is. New York: Flatiron Books, 2017. Emergency room doctor Rosie and novelist Penn live a busy, happy life with their five rambunctious sons in Wisconsin. When their youngest, Claude, puts on a dress … Continue reading

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The Great American Whatever

Federle, Tim. The Great American Whatever. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. Sixteen-year-old Quinn lives screenwriting. Every conversation is dialog; every movement is stage direction. He has been writing movies for years and his ambition is to win a screenplay … Continue reading

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More Happy Than Not

Silvera, Adam. 2015. More Happy Than Not. New York: Soho Teen. A new memory-relief institute has opened in the Bronx, and trauma victims, grieving parents, and schizophrenics are finally able to achieve respite from troubling memories. Aaron Soto is skeptical … Continue reading

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