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Books in our school library with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning characters

What If It's Us. Call Down the Hawk. Loki: Where Mischief Lies. Invisibly Breathing. “Author Eileen Merriman has created characters and situations which numerous young people can easily connect with.

Invisibly Breathing

Heartstopper. We need more Heartstopper!


Volume One wasn’t enough. This book made me so happy. I devoured it within an hour. Carry On. I Have Lost My Way. A brand-new, heart-wrenching novel from the bestselling author of If I Stay and I Was Here, Gayle Forman Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from home to find the boy that he loves, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City after a family tragedy leaves him isolated on the outskirts of Washington state.

I Have Lost My Way

After the three of them collide in Central Park, they slowly reveal the parts of their past that they haven't been able to confront,and together, they find their way back to who they're supposed to be. Told over the course of a single day from three different perspectives, this is a story about the power of friendship and being true to who you are. More Happy Than Not. In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving New York Times bestselling-debut—also called “mandatory reading” and selected as an Editors' Choice by the New York Times—Adam Silvera brings to life a charged, dangerous near-future summer in the Bronx.

More Happy Than Not

In the months after his father's suicide, it's been tough for sixteen-year-old Aaron Soto to find happiness again—but he's still gunning for it. With the support of his girlfriend Genevieve and his overworked mom, he's slowly remembering what that might feel like. But grief and the smile-shaped scar on his wrist prevent him from forgetting completely. They Both Die at the End. If I Was Your Girl. Lumberjanes. Love, Simon. One of Us Is Lying. “Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club” ( in this “flat-out addictive” (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive.

One of Us Is Lying

Pay close attention and you might solve this.On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Noah Can't Even. Impulse. Release. Critical Praise ★ “Part character study, part reckoning, this is a painful, magical gem of a novel that, even when it perplexes, will rip the hearts right out of its readers.” — Booklist (starred review) ★ “Literary, illuminating, and stunningly told.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) ★ “A frank, riveting portrayal of a gay teenager’s sexual awakening.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) ★ “Ness manages to pack all this drama into a coherent and compulsively readable story line peopled with credible, rounded characters among the teens and the adults.” — School Library Journal (starred review) “This book’s self-awareness lends its events a dreamlike feel.


“Patrick Ness is an insanely beautiful writer.” — John Green. Unbecoming. The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Critical Praise “Rich with detail and emotion, a sophisticated read for teens and adults alike.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “[An] ambitious literary novel, a multidimensional coming-of-age.” — Booklist (starred review) “The story is riveting, beautiful, and full of the kind of detail that brings to life a place (rural Montana), a time (the early 1990s), and a questioning teenage girl.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) “This finely crafted, sophisticated coming-of-age debut novel is multilayered, finessing such issues as loss, first love, and friendship.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. The Art of Being Normal. Available eBooks This book is available from the following suppliers.

The Art of Being Normal

To buy click the logo of the format you want. The Art of Being NormalLisa Williamson Winner of the Waterstones Best Older Fiction Children's Book Prize Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. This reading group guide forThe Perks of Being A Wallflowerincludes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book. Introduction. Moon at Nine. A devastating story of forbidden love set in post-Shah Iran from the internationally bestselling author of the Parvana series.

Moon at Nine

Fifteen-year-old Farrin has many secrets. Although she goes to a school for gifted girls in Tehran, as the daughter of an aristocratic mother and wealthy father, Farrin must keep a low profile. It is 1988; ever since the Shah was overthrown, the deeply conservative and religious government controls every facet of life in Iran. If the Revolutionary Guard finds out about her mother's Bring Back the Shah activities, her family could be thrown in jail, or worse. Ask the Passengers. Will Grayson, Will Grayson. You Know Me Well. A Publishers Weekly Staff Pick for Best Summer Book of 2016! A Bustle Summer 2016 YA Summer Reading Guide Pick! A PopSugar Best Book of JuneA New York Daily News Summer Pick for TeensA Seventeen Magazine Best YA Book of 2016"You Know Me Well perfectly encapsulates those fraught, end-all-be-all feelings of high-school romance and graduation. The raw emotion of this novel will delight fans of Rainbow Rowell and John Green.

" The Evolution of Ethan Poe. The Evolution of Ethan Poe Ethan Poe, sixteen and gay, struggles for balance while his life conspires to pull him in many different directions. His parents are divorcing; his older brother Kyle is damaging his right hand in the name of purity; his best friend is a Jesus freak who prays for him to be straight; he’s desperate to get his driver’s licnese, but he can’t seem to get enough supervised driving time. He’s just starting to see light in the form of Max Modine, a boy he wants to know much better than he does, when his rural Maine town begins to explode around him. Against his intentions he gets pulled into a pitched and sometimes violent conflict about whether to introduce Intelligent Design into science classrooms.

Openly Straight. Praise for Openly Straight:Winner of the Sid Fleischman Award for HumorYALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults SelectionLambda Literary Award Finalist"Konigsberg's lovely novel invites us to walk with Rafe through his season of assumed identity and his costly emergence into honesty. It's beautiful. It's a story of salvation. " -- The New York Times Book Review* "Lambda Literary Award-winner Konigsberg has written an exceptionally intelligent, thought-provoking, coming-of-age novel about the labels people apply to us and that we, perversely, apply to ourselves...

Two Boys Kissing. “There are more than two boys kissing in this book, and every one of them will reach your heart. You have to read this.” – Rainbow Rowell, author of Eleanor & Park “Remarkable.” – Frank Bruni, The New York TimesEntertainment Weekly, August 21, 2013:“Author David Levithan’s poignant novel follows the stories of gay teens joined through an unconventional protest. A-” The Washington Post, August 20, 2013:“Over the years, Levithan has consistently explored new creative territory…’Two Boys Kissing’ reveals his command of an intriguing, complex narrative with an unusual point of view: the first-person plural. This ‘we’ is the combined voice of men who died during the AIDS pandemic several decades ago.

I'll Give You the Sun. Reviews '[A] breath taking, powerful roller-coaster story' INIS magazine 'Does the almost impossible and improves upon the skill and beauty of The Sky is Everywhere' INIS magazine. Crossing the Line. Ash. See Related. What They Always Tell Us. “Martin Wilson’s What They Always Tell Us hears the voices of the young as they struggle toward adulthood. . . .” Gone, Gone, Gone. There’s this stillness so strong that I can feel it in the hairs on the backs of my arms, and I can right away tell that this quiet is the sound of a million things and fourteen bodies not here and one boy breathing alone. I open my eyes. More Than This. By Patrick Ness. The First Third. Pink. Critical Praise. Half Bad. Praise and accolades for Half Bad “Highly entertaining and dangerously addictive.” Drama. Boys Don’t Cry. The Song of Achilles. Fangirl. Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You.

Every Day. City of Bones. Sprout. Scars. Six of Crows. The Boy In The Dress.