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Little & Lion

Colbert, Brandy. Little & Lion. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017. Suzette (Little) and Lionel (Lion) have been best friends and siblings since their parents got together when they were very young. They have a wonderful, close relationship, spending … Continue reading

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Resilience: Surviving in the Face of Everything

Heart, Amy, Larissa Glasser, and Sugi Pyrrophyta (Editors). Resilience: Surviving in the Face of Everything. Olympia, WA: Heartspark Press, 2017. Resilience is a breathtaking collection of poetry and prose written by (coercively) assigned male at birth trans women and nonbinary … Continue reading

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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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Julián is a Mermaid

Love, Jessica. Julián is a Mermaid. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2018. In this utterly charming picture book, a young child dreams about being a mermaid—and finds unconditional love and support from his grandmother.

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The 57 Bus

Slater, Dashka. The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017. The 57 Bus is a journalistic account of what happened when Richard Thomas set Sasha Fleischman’s … Continue reading

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Harriet Gets Carried Away

Sima, Jessie. Harriet Gets Carried Away. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. In this fun and very active picture book, costume-lover Harriet is preparing for her birthday party with her dads when she runs into a gang of penguins and … Continue reading

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An Unkindness of Ghosts

Solomon, Rivers. An Unkindness of Ghosts. Brooklyn, Akashic Books: 2017. In this extraordinary speculative fiction novel, debut author Solomon explores racial discrimination and slavery, disability, gender and sexuality, and scientific progress aboard a space vessel traveling to a promised utopian … Continue reading

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