Tag Archives: Highly Recommended

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. Advertisements

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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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Leslea Newman Board Books

Newman, Lesléa (Author) and Carol Thompson (Illustrator). Daddy, Papa, and Me. New York: Tricycle Press, 2009. Newman, Lesléa (Author) and Carol Thompson (Illustrator). Mommy, Mama, and Me. New York: Tricycle Press, 2009.

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Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

Delany, Samuel R. Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand. New York: Bantam Books, 1984. In this extraordinary science fiction novel, Delany explores sexuality, gender, desire, and the flow and structure of information. This review contains lots of spoilers.

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