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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: LGBTQ

Middle School Book Battle

FICTION BOOKS

Pants Project by Cat Clarke

Call Number: FIC CLA

ISBN: 978-1-49263809-4

Eleven-year-old Liv fights to change the middle school dresscode requiring girls to wear a skirt and, along the way, finds the courage to tell his moms he is meant to be a boy.

 

Little & Lion : a novel by Brandy Colbert

Call Number: FIC COL

ISBN: 978-0-316-34900-0

Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her brother Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons

 

Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

Call Number: FIC DEE

ISBN: 978-1-48147849-6

When Mattie is cast as Romeo in an eighth-grade play, she is confused to find herself increasingly attracted to Gemma, a new classmate who is playing Juliet.

 

Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart

Call Number: FIC GEP

ISBN: 978-0-553-53674-4

Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever chang

 

The gentleman's guide to vice and virtue by Mackenzie Lee

Call Number: FIC LEE

ISBN: 978-0-06-238280-1

A young bisexual British lord embarks on an unforgettable Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush. An 18th-century romantic adventure for the modern age

 

History is all you left me by Adam Silvera

Call NUmber: FIC SIL

ISBN: 978-1-61695-692-9

Secrets are revealed as OCD-afflicted Griffin grieves for his first love, Theo, who died in a drowning accident.

 

They both die at the end by Adam Silvera

Call Number: FIC SIL

ISBN: 978-0-06-245779-0

In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day"--Provided by publisher.

NONFICTION BOOKS

Living with religion and faith by Robert Rodi

Call Number: 200.86 ROD

ISBN: 978-1-42223507-2

Learn how the world's major religions-Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism-view homosexuality and gender nonconformity, and how LGBT people of faith navigate within those traditions.

 

Being transgender by Robert Rodi

Call Number: 306.76 ROD

ISBN: 978-1-42223502-7

This book gives an in-depth look at what it means to be transgender.

 

Understanding sexual orientation and gender identity by Robert Rodi

Call Number: 306.76 ROD

ISBN: 978-1-42223511-9

This book traces the "nature versus nurture" debate over the origin of same-sex attraction.

 

Gay-straight alliances : a handbook for students, educators, and parents by Ian K. Macgillivray.

Call Number: 373.18 MAC

ISBN: 978-1-56023-684-9

Outlines steps for implementing an effective gay-straight alliance in schools, covering sexual orientations, gender identity, where to begin, related legal issues, opposition, working with parents, and other related topics, and including resources.