shelf for YA LGBT Books Showing of 1,I recently received this Instagram DM:. Hi Casey, I love all your book posts! I have a queer 12 year old who is devouring any media comic, book, TV that portrays queer characters. A fair amount of the YA offerings are more for the 15 and up crowd. I wonder if you have any suggestions for younger teens.
Parents' Ultimate Guide to Better Nate Than Ever. Use this book to start a conversation about marriage equality and what it is like to be the innocent child of same-sex parents who are discriminated against. The Color Purple.
You need to login in order to like this post: click here I love these book lists. Not even if you divide my age by two, friends? Maybe it bookw even help her deal with the new preacher in town who thinks her two moms are sinners. As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman summer camp isolation and connectionOn a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden beautiful space quest.
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Quirky humor and bright, childlike illustrations. The love and support is palpable in this portrait of family diversity with multiracial adopted kids and same-sex parents. That looks adorable. Julie has two dads.
You need to login in order to like this post: click here This is perfect. Fairy tale fans will enjoy the adventure, while the alternative ending expands the traditional genre to include non-heterosexual love. Honestly they make me want to write queer middle-grade fiction. By Marieke Nijkamp.An ode to queer fandom without ignoring the ugly partsand one middoe neighbor who just might ruin everything, Ship It is about Claire. Meet the Fletchers: four bo. A fair amount of the YA offerings are more for the 15 and up crowd. I think reading them as a middle schooler would have changed my life!
I read very little of it. One of my goals this year, thanks in part to the Read Harder challenge , is to pick up more middle grade novels. A question from the audience that stuck with me was about where to find middle grade novels that touched on young people questioning their sexuality and gender identity. The panel struggled a bit to come up with an answer, as did many others in the audience. This thoughtful post from author Vikki VanSickle in addresses the issue head-on: YA might be too late for the first gay characters to emerge in stories and indeed, middle grade offers a world of possibilities.
But Carl has a new friend, and this sequel to The Misfits optimistically chronicles his coming-out to his friends, Paul. Grasshopper Jungle. Totally Joe by James Howe Seventh grader Joe Bunch knows he is gay. Loads of excitement plus intro of gender-fluid character.
By Angelo Surmelis. Heather Has Two Mommies. You need to login in order to like this post: click here Am I a youth. Memorable story of friendship, and family secrets!