*An Amazon Best Book of the Year optioned for television by Gabrielle Union!*
From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.
Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!
Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!
In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.
$16.19ISBN: 9780593108178Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019
A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author$13.49ISBN: 9780763687557Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017
“Thrash has so carefully and skillfully captured a universal moment. . . . A luminescent memoir not to be missed.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic-novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.$13.49ISBN: 9781442408937Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014
This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.$13.49ISBN: 9780063048126Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 30th, 2020
New York Times bestseller! Fall in love all over again with the characters from the bestselling Simonverse novels in this highly anticipated epilogue novella. Perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli, the movie Love, Simon, and the new Hulu series spin-off, Love, Victor!$17.09ISBN: 9781547603879Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020
"Wholly original and captivating." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely
Girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this unique and powerful retelling of Cinderella from a stunning new voice that’s perfect for fans of Dhonielle Clayton and Melissa Albert.$16.16ISBN: 9781645660002Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Erewhon - September 15th, 2020
An outcast teenage lesbian witch finds her coven hidden amongst the popular girls in her school, and performs some seriously badass magic in the process.
Skulking near the bottom of West High’s social pyramid, Sideways Pike lurks under the bleachers doing magic tricks for Coke bottles. As a witch, lesbian, and lifelong outsider, she’s had a hard time making friends.$8.99ISBN: 9780525555490Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781250250469Availability: BackorderedPublished: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020
A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas's New York Times-bestselling paranormal YA debut Cemetery Boys, described by Entertainment Weekly as "groundbreaking."
Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him.$9.89ISBN: 9780062820235Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - December 17th, 2019
~Lambda Literary Award finalist for the best LGBT YA novel of 2018~
A fresh, charming rom-com perfect for fans of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Boy Meets Boy about Nathan Bird, who has sworn off happy endings but is sorely tested when his former best friend, Ollie, moves back to town.$16.19ISBN: 9780525647072Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER
"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times$16.19ISBN: 9781596437098Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - March 12th, 2019
A 2019 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
A 2020 Tayshas Reading List Selection
A 2020 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Selection$16.19ISBN: 9781624149689Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Page Street Kids - May 12th, 2020
"Impossible to put down." - Kirkus, starred review$16.19ISBN: 9780593126035Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2020
"One of the most adorable, big-hearted, charming books in existence." --Becky Albertalli, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda$17.09ISBN: 9781335018267Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Inkyard Press - May 26th, 2020
QUEER WE GO AGAIN
$16.19ISBN: 9781338503265Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!
Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor.
$16.19ISBN: 9780525516286Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020
From the author of Hot Dog Girl comes a fresh and funny queer YA contemporary novel about two teens who fall in love in an indie comic book shop.
Jubilee has it all together. She's an elite cellist, and when she's not working in her stepmom's indie comic shop, she's prepping for the biggest audition of her life.$16.19ISBN: 9780525514022Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019
This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing, faith, and freedom.$17.09ISBN: 9780062990297Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020
Stonewall Book Award Winner!
A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.$16.19ISBN: 9781368048088Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019An epic, utterly unforgettable contemporary novel about a lost shipwreck, a missing piece of family history, and weathering the storms of life. Fans of Far from the Tree, We Are Okay, and Emergency Contact will love this stunning debut.$11.69ISBN: 9780062795236Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - May 5th, 2020
A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller!
Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart.$17.09ISBN: 9780062943170Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - May 26th, 2020
Debut author Tobly McSmith delivers a coming-of-age teen love story about a transgender boy who’s going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she’s counting down the days until graduation. Perfect for fans of David Levithan, Becky Albertalli, and Jenny Han.$16.19ISBN: 9781626722590Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - May 7th, 2019
One of FORBES Best Graphic Novels of 2019
On BCCB 2019 Blue Ribbons List
One of NPR's Best Books of 2019
Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice
One of Bitch Media’s Best Queer YA Novels of 2019Email or call for priceISBN: 9781617751950Availability: Special OrderPublished: Black Sheep - February 4th, 2014
Winner of the 2015 Westchester Fiction AwardChangers Book One: Drew is a New York Public Library summer reading pick "Changers should appeal to a broad demographic. Teenagers, after all, are the world's leading experts on trying on, and then promptly discarding, new identities."
--New York Times Book Review$16.19ISBN: 9781250207562Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - September 10th, 2019
The graphic novel Are You Listening? is an intimate and emotionally soaring story about friendship, grief, and healing from Eisner Award winner Tillie Walden.
Bea is on the run. And then, she runs into Lou.$9.89ISBN: 9781250078414Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Flatiron Books - June 26th, 2018
The award-winning, big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are, and a love story you can't help but root for
Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get too close to anyone.$8.99ISBN: 9780062884497Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - July 3rd, 2018
Now a major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz * Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner$9.89ISBN: 9780374400118Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Square Fish - February 20th, 2007
This groundbreaking book, first published in 1982, is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings.$9.89ISBN: 9781338582154Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020
With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.$17.09ISBN: 9781335012906Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harlequin Teen - November 13th, 2018
In 1955, eighteen-year-old Janet Jones keeps the love she shares with her best friend Marie a secret. It's not easy being gay in Washington, DC, in the age of McCarthyism, but when she discovers a series of books about women falling in love with other women, it awakens something in Janet.$16.19ISBN: 9781536200966Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - May 14th, 2019
The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods.$9.89ISBN: 9780062348685Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2016
Now a major motion picture: Love, Simon, starring Nick Robinson and Katherine Langford!
William C. Morris Award Winner: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year * National Book Award Longlist
"A remarkable gift of a novel."—Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle$10.79ISBN: 9780062382818Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018
A Kirkus Prize nominee and Stonewall Honor winner with 5 starred reviews! A New York Times bestseller!
Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR and the New York Public Library!$9.89ISBN: 9780316349017Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 3rd, 2018
A stunning novel on love, identity, loss, and redemption.
When Suzette comes home to Los Angeles from her boarding school in New England, she's isn't sure if she'll ever want to go back. L.A. is where her friends and family are (as well as her crush, Emil). And her stepbrother, Lionel, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, needs her emotional support.$13.49ISBN: 9781549303043Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Oni Press - October 15th, 2019
"This sweet, spellbinding story will appeal to fans of magic and romance." — School Library Journal (starred review)
A story of love and demons, family and witchcraft. Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch.$27.00ISBN: 9781945820069Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Iron Circus Comics - November 14th, 2017
Charlie Lamonte is thirteen years old, queer, black, and questioning what was once a firm belief in God. So naturally, she's spending a week of her summer vacation stuck at an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp.$8.99ISBN: 9780451480347Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Razorbill - April 28th, 2020
"Infused with page-turning suspense, bittersweet romance, shocking twists, and tragic turns, Sterling has written a standout debut." --Dana Mele, author of People Like Us$16.19ISBN: 9781945053801Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Duet Books - September 10th, 2019Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron. He's the out-and-proud, super-likable guy who friends, faculty, and fellow students alike admire for his cheerful confidence. The only person who isn't entirely sure about Remy Cameron is Remy himself.$16.19ISBN: 9781681199504Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury YA - March 3rd, 2020
In this contemporary YA for fans of Becky Albertalli, one girl decides it's time to be really be herself--but will that cost her the best friend who once meant everything to her?Email or call for priceISBN: 9780062335326Availability: Special OrderPublished: Balzer + Bray - April 4th, 2017
“None of the Above is a powerful story of discovering one’s true identity. This book will open hearts and change minds.”—Stephen Chbosky, bestselling author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower$13.49ISBN: 9781338617436Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graphix - May 5th, 2020
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork.$9.89ISBN: 9780545399333Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - April 29th, 2014
If you received a letter from your older self, what do you think it would say? What do you wish it would say?
$13.49ISBN: 9781942186489Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Zest Books - October 1st, 2019Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), it’s even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you?$15.29ISBN: 9781433829833Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Magination Press - August 27th, 2019
2020 ALA Rainbow Book List Selection$9.89ISBN: 9780062474322Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 29th, 2018
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2017 * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book for Teens 2017$17.06ISBN: 9780807056127Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - June 11th, 2019
Named one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 by School Library Journal
Queer history didn’t start with Stonewall. This book explores how LGBTQ people have always been a part of our national identity, contributing to the country and culture for over 400 years.$8.09ISBN: 9780593093689Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020
Pocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space. Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. And this is your invitation to join us.
"The new manifesto for how we as queer people could and should navigate the world. It's the holding hand I never had--but wish I did."--Troye Sivan, Golden Globe nominated-singer, songwriter, and actor$9.89ISBN: 9781492617839Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sourcebooks Fire - June 2nd, 2015
"The book every LGBT person would have killed for as a teenager, told in the voice of a wise best friend. Frank, warm, funny, USEFUL." --Patrick Ness, bestselling author$16.16ISBN: 9781785923418Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - September 21st, 2018
Frank, friendly and funny, the Trans Teen Survival Guide will leave transgender and non-binary teens informed, empowered and armed with all the tips, confidence and practical advice they need to navigate life as a trans teen.$17.99ISBN: 9781419739941Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 6th, 2020