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Image Ahora que ya lo sabes: todo lo que me hubiera gustado saber antes de salir del armario
(248 Pages)
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Image Al final mueren los dos
(352 Pages) Mateo and Rufus are total strangers looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: there's an app for that. Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure, to live a lifetime in a single day. They Both Die at the End is a tour de force from acclaimed author Adam Silvera.
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Image Aristoteles y Dante Descubren Los Secretos del Universo
(328 Pages) "Aristóteles es introvertido y tímido. Dante es transparente y expresivo. Por motivos que parecen escapar a toda razón, estos dos chicos de diecisiete años se encuentran y construyen una amistad entrañable que les permitirá redefinir el mundo del otro y aprender a creer en ellos mismos para descubrir los secretos del universo. El escritor multipremiado, Benjamín Alire Saenz, explora la lealtad y la confianza entre dos jóvenes que están aprendiendo a ser adultos en un escenario fronterizo tan mexicano como estadounidense. Juntos deberán crecer al mismo tiempo en que se adaptan a una sociedad que también esta búsqueda, identidad."--gandhi.com.mx
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Image Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
(271 Pages) The award-winning author of The Sky Always Hears Me and the Hills Don't Mind presents the story of teen DJ Gabe, a transgendered youth who knows himself to be a boy trapped in a girl's body and whose efforts to gain acceptance are threatened by a violent gang of bullies. Original.
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Image Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
(182 Pages) Shares insights into the teen transgender experience, tracing six individual's emotional and physical journey as it was shaped by family dynamics, living situations, and the transition each teen made during the personal journey.
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Image Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories
(365 Pages) Twenty-eight of the nation's most-admired gay writers, including Edmund White, Alan Gurganus, and Andrew Holleran, along with rising talents, present never-before-published tales of their coming out, spanning the years 1949 to 1995. 25,000 first printing.
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Image Chulito: A Novel
(317 Pages) Set against a vibrant South Bronx neighborhood and the youth culture of Manhattan, Chulito is a coming-of-age. coming out love story of a sexy Latino man and the colorful characters that populate his block --
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Image Down to the Bone
(268 Pages) When Shai receives text messages from Marlena, the love of her life, and reads them during class, her dramatic mother finds out what her A-student daughter’s been doing behind her back and kicks her to the curb. Soon Shai becomes involved with an unusual group of friends in exotic Miami. Can a discarded free-thinker turn the corner into a world as wild, hilarious, and painful as her first love—and create a new kind of family? Bella Books is proud to bring the expanded Author’s Edition of this best-selling Young Adult classic to print. Booklist *Starred Review* Sun-filled wonderland of friends, choices, broken hearts, honesty, family and love. – Alex Sanchez, Rainbow Boys Originally published by Harper Teen 2008. Revised edition 2021.
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Image Drag Teen
(261 Pages) A fantastic, fabulous, funny YA debut from Jeffery Self, one of the gay icons of the YouTube generation! Debut author Jeffery Self takes us on a road trip with an insecure high school senior who was one goal: to be the first in his family to leave Clearwater, Florida, and go to college. The problem is, he has zero means of paying for school - until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competition for a college scholarship.
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Image Eighteen
(240 Pages) eighteen by alberto ramos, is a journey of growth and becoming and it's divided into three parts. each part deals with a different stage, represented as the different cycles of the metamorphosis of a butterfly, and illustrated by the author. the ending as the larva, deals with abuse, homophobia, loss, bullying and suicide. the transition as the cocoon, explores self-discovery, healing, grieving, forgiveness, life and death. the beginning as the butterfly, is a celebration of one self and of the existing beauty in this world. it exudes love and power. joy and hope after the misery. alberto ramos was just fifteen when he moved from his hometown málaga spain to stockholm sweden and left his family and friends behind to join his bestfriend on their long-awaited international high school experience. little did he know what he thought would be the beginning was nothing but endings. eighteen is the journey since the ending until the beginning.
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Image Eighteen
(240 Pages) eighteen by alberto ramos, is a journey of growth and becoming and it's divided into three parts. each part deals with a different stage, represented as the different cycles of the metamorphosis of a butterfly, and illustrated by the author. the ending as the larva, deals with abuse, homophobia, loss, bullying and suicide. the transition as the cocoon, explores self-discovery, healing, grieving, forgiveness, life and death. the beginning as the butterfly, is a celebration of one self and of the existing beauty in this world. it exudes love and power. joy and hope after the misery. alberto ramos was just fifteen when he moved from his hometown málaga spain to stockholm sweden and left his family and friends behind to join his bestfriend on their long-awaited international high school experience. little did he know what he thought would be the beginning was nothing but endings. eighteen is the journey since the ending until the beginning.
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Image El arte de ser normal
(392 Pages) David Piper ha sido siempre un rarito. Sus padres piensan que es gay y el bully del instituto lo considera un freak. Únicamente sus dos amigos saben la verdad: David quiere ser una chica. El primer día en su nuevo instituto, Leo Denton solo tiene un objetivo: pasar inadvertido. Pero en cuanto llega, llama la atención de la chica más bonita de la clase. Y por si fuera poco, en una pelea sale en defensa de David, momento en el cual comienza a fraguarse su amistad. Todo en sus vidas está a punto de guardar porque es muy difícil guardar secretos en el instituto. ¿Qué significa para ti ser normal?
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Image El Chico de Las Estrellas
(208 Pages) Erase un nino que jamas vivio mas de dos anos seguidos en una misma casa, por lo que decidio pintar las paredes de todas sus habitaciones con estrellas. Su rechazo al colegio y una familia inusual le empujaran a emprender un viaje donde no todo seran constelaciones y pedirle deseos a la luna. Es hora de bajar al barro, equivocarse con una princesa y terminar encontrando un principe o no? Sus ansias de libertad, tres antidotos de supervivencia y unas botas plateadas le acompanaran por un mundo muerto donde los suenos llegan descalzos y despeinados a Ninguna Parte"
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Image Fiebre Tropical
(240 Pages) "In this novel told in Spanglish, fifteen-year-old Francisca is uprooted from her life in Bogotá, Colombia, and moves with her family to Miami, Florida, where she is ushered into an evangelical church and falls in love with the pastor's daughter" --
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Image For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
(304 Pages) The founder of Latina Rebels and a "Latinx Activist You Should Know"(Teen Vogue) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to find success on their own terms For generations, Brown girls have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism, often feeling alone in the struggle. By founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez has created a community to help women fight together. In For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts, she offers wisdom and a liberating path forward for all women of color. She crafts powerful ways to address the challenges Brown girls face, from imposter syndrome to colorism. She empowers women to decolonize their worldview, and defy "universal" white narratives, by telling their own stories. Her book guides women of color toward a sense of pride and sisterhood and offers essential tools to energize a movement. May it spark a fire within you.
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Image Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity
(224 Pages) LGBTQ kids reveal what it’s like to be young and queer today Growing Up Queer explores the changing ways that young people are now becoming LGBT-identified in the US. Through interviews and three years of ethnographic research at an LGBTQ youth drop-in center, Mary Robertson focuses on the voices and stories of youths themselves in order to show how young people understand their sexual and gender identities, their interest in queer media, and the role that family plays in their lives. The young people who participated in this research are among the first generation to embrace queer identities as children and adolescents. This groundbreaking and timely consideration of queer identity demonstrates how sexual and gender identities are formed through complicated, ambivalent processes as opposed to being natural characteristics that one is born with. In addition to showing how youth understand their identities, Growing Up Queer describes how young people navigate queerness within a culture where being gay is the “new normal.” Using Sara Ahmed’s concept of queer orientation, Robertson argues that being queer is not just about one’s sexual and/or gender identity, but is understood through intersecting identities including race, class, ability, and more. By showing how society accepts some kinds of LGBTQ-identified people while rejecting others, Growing Up Queer provides evidence of queerness as a site of social inequality. The book moves beyond an oversimplified examination of teenage sexuality and shows, through the voices of young people themselves, the exciting yet complicated terrain of queer adolescence.
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Image Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents
(75 Pages)
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Image Here the Whole Time
(336 Pages) "I read this in one sitting, laughing out loud and cheering for Felipe to follow his heart. I love this book!" --Rainbow Rowell, New York Times bestselling author of Carry On and Wayward Son
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Image Hombres a los que besé
Hombres a los que besé es un recorrido emocional por todos esos labios masculinos que, alguna vez, rozaron la piel de Chris Pueyo. Desde el beso ausente de su padre, que murió siendo él muy niño, a los besos de otros hombres a los que el autor ha querido. Besos en los que Chris Pueyo descubre al lector las relaciones más importantes que ha tenido: de quién se enamoró, quién le hizo bien y con quién terminó malherido. Pero, sobre todo, besos en los que Chris Pueyo se descubre a sí mismo.
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Image If I Was Your Girl
(288 Pages) MEREDITH RUSSO was born, raised, and lives in Tennessee. She started living as her true self in late 2013 and never looked back. "If I Was Your Girl "was partially inspired by her experiences as a trans woman. Like Amanda, Meredith is a gigantic nerd who spends a lot of her time obsessing over video games and "Star Wars."
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Image If This Gets Out: A Novel
(416 Pages) Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich's “If This Gets Out is an absolute showstopper! Equal parts edgy and adorable, this bright, joyful book has everything I look for in a queer YA romance.” —Phil Stamper, bestselling author of The Gravity of Us Eighteen-year-olds Ruben Montez and Zach Knight are two members of the boy-band Saturday, one of the biggest acts in America. Along with their bandmates, Angel Phan and Jon Braxton, the four are teen heartthrobs in front of the cameras and best friends backstage. But privately, the pressure to stay in the closet has Ruben confiding in Zach. On a whirlwind tour through Europe with an unrelenting schedule and minimal supervision, the two come to rely on each other more and more, and their already close friendship evolves into a romance. But when they decide they’re ready to tell their fans and live freely, Zach and Ruben realize they will never truly have the support they need. How can they hold tight to each other when their whole world is coming apart?
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Image It gets better
Growing up isn't easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, and this is especially true for LGBTQ kids and teens. In response to a number of tragic suicides by LGBTQ students, syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage uploaded a video to YouTube with his partner, Terry Miller. Speaking openly about the bullying they suffered, and how they both went on to lead rewarding adult lives, their video launched the It Gets Better Project YouTube channel and initiated a worldwide phenomenon.

It Gets Better is a collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people, because while many LGBTQ teens can't see a positive future for themselves, we can.
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Image It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living
(338 Pages) A collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. While many of these teens can't see a positive future for themselves, we can. We can show LGBT youth the kind of happiness, potential, and satisfaction their lives hold if they can just get through these early years.
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Image JALISCO, Latina Superhero: Graphic Novel
(78 Pages) Latina Superhero, Graphic Novel
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Image Juliet Takes a Breath
(320 Pages) "Juliet, a self-identified queer, Bronx-born Puerto Rican-American, comes out to her family to disastrous results the night before flying to Portland to intern with her feminist author icon--whom Juliet soon realizes has a problematic definition of feminism that excludes women of color"--
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Image Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
(304 Pages) Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend. Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious medium, who leaves Freddy some cryptic parting words: break up with her. But Laura Dean keeps coming back, and as their relationship spirals further out of her control, Freddy has to wonder if it's really Laura Dean that's the problem. Maybe it's Freddy, who is rapidly losing her friends, including Doodle, who needs her now more than ever. Fortunately for Freddy, there are new friends, and the insight of advice columnists like Anna Vice to help her through being a teenager in love. Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell bring to life a sweet and spirited tale of young love that asks us to consider what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need.
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Image LOQUITA, Supernatural Latina Superhero
Loquita is from Miami, Florida and is a sophomore in high school. As she comes into womanhood, she gains her powers. Loquita starts to see demons and is scared beyond belief. It doesn't help that no one else can see them. A ghost, Sissel, asks Loquita to help save her and although Loquita has no idea how, she accepts. Loquita follows the clues leading her deeper into the supernatural, all while maintaining her grades and family life.
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Image Mean Little Deaf Queer: A Memoir
(230 Pages) Recounts the author's experiences of growing up with a nervous system that had been adversely affected in utero by an experimental medication, describing her hallucinatory youth as a hearing-impaired gay member of a conservative hometown, the defiance that marked her relationships, and her obsessions with language, duplicity, and performance.
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