Sixteen-year-old Carlos Duarte is on the verge of realizing his dream of becoming a famous make-up artist, but first he must face his jealous boss at a Macy’s cosmetics counter, his sister’s abusive boyfriend, and his crush on a punk-rocker classmate. Grades 8-up.
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Presenting themselves to the world as an effortlessly excellent family, successful criminal lawyer Karen, her Parliament candidate husband and her intelligent athlete son, Max, find their world crumbling in the wake of a friend’s betrayal and the secret about Max’s intersexual identity. Grades 10-up.
A photographic essay that explores a wide spectrum of experiences told from the perspective of a diverse group of young people, identifying as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning. Grades 10-up.
After Sophie Winters survives a brutal attack in which her best friend, Mina, is murdered, she sets out to find the killer. At the same time she must prove she is free of her past Oxy addiction and in no way to blame for Mina’s death. Grades 8-up.
A collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people that show LGBT youth the kind of happiness, potential, and satisfaction their lives hold if they can just get through these early years.
High school student Evan Granger is proud to be gay. He openly displays his feminine side by wearing feather boas, nail polish, and other girl clothes to school. Evan hopes to one day be a drag queen. Unfortunately, most people in his school find his sexual orientation and femininity less than appealing, and he is […]