From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about friendship and family, told entirely in emails and letters.
From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about friendship and family, told entirely in emails and letters.
EIGHT STARRED REVIEWS! The reassuring book kids and families need right now.
"An absolute original . . . a story that kids will love." --R. J. Palacio, bestselling author of Wonder
From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend.$7.99ISBN: 9780545812573Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017The unforgettable debut from Stonewall Award Winner Alex Gino.
George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.
$16.99ISBN: 9780545956246Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - September 25th, 2018Jilly thinks she's figured out how life works. But when her sister, Emma, is born deaf, she realizes how much she still has to learn. The world is going to treat Jilly, who is white and hearing, differently from Emma,
just as it will treat them both differently from their Black cousins.
A big fantasy reader, Jilly makes a connection online with$16.99ISBN: 9780316456388Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020
Award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert's debut middle-grade novel about the only two black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past.$16.99ISBN: 9780062866417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - October 8th, 2019
From award-winning actor Maulik Pancholy comes a hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut about a gay Indian American boy coming into his own. One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this is perfect for fans of Tim Federle’s Nate series.$17.99ISBN: 9781338129335Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.
FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!
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$7.99ISBN: 9780316515474Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019
In the wake of a destructive tornado, one girl develops feelings for another in this stunning, tender novel about emerging identity, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish.$8.99ISBN: 9781534429130Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018
“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid.$12.99ISBN: 9780316486019Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020The Witch Boy meets The Legend of Korra in this breathtaking, epic graphic novel.$7.99ISBN: 9781338129311Availability: BackorderedPublished: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award
Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.
$9.99ISBN: 9781620107140Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Oni Press - March 3rd, 2020
Available for the first time in paperback, Princess Princess Ever After is the award-winning, queer graphic novel from Katie O'Neill, the author of The Tea Dragon Society.
2014 Cybils Awards Finalist
2014 Autostraddle Comic Art Award for Favorite Graphic Novel
2017 ALA Rainbow Book List Top Ten
2018 Sakura Medal Nominee
$14.95ISBN: 9781910620472Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nobrow - August 7th, 2018
Barney and his best friend Norma are just trying to get by and keep their jobs, but working at the Dead End theme park also means battling demonic forces, time traveling wizards, and scariest of all--their love lives!$16.95ISBN: 9781910620625Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nobrow - November 5th, 2019
In the second installment of this quirky, heartfelt, LGBTQ adventure comic, war is brewing across the thirteen planes and as always, haunted house attraction and portal to hell Dead End is right at the center of it.$17.99ISBN: 9780451479402Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019
The critically acclaimed author of Felix Yz crafts a bold, heartfelt story about a trans girl solving a cyber mystery and coming into her own.$6.99ISBN: 9780062791153Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - May 14th, 2019
Find the confidence to rock out to your own beat in this big-hearted middle grade novel. One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this is perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier's Drama and Tim Federle's$7.99ISBN: 9780553536775Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Yearling - May 1st, 2018
"Gephart has written a story that will speak not just to one specific community, but to humanity as a whole." --VOYA$6.99ISBN: 9780062427670Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019
A beautifully heartfelt story about one boy’s journey toward acceptance.$7.99ISBN: 9780689839580Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 24th, 2007
"Everybody says you and Colin were kissing."
"What? That's ridiculous!"
"For heaven's sake, Joe, if you and Colin want to kiss, you have every right to."
"We did not kiss," I told her.
Addie shrugged.$16.99ISBN: 9781536200034Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019
If home is where the heart is, what would happen if you lost it? Compassion and humor infuse the story of a family caught in financial crisis and a girl struggling to form her own identity.$14.99ISBN: 9781608869930Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: BOOM! Box - July 25th, 2017
All the world's a stage . . . but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic—literally!
When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he’s taken in by the only ones who don’t treat him like a new kid, the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers.$14.99ISBN: 9781684150571Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: BOOM! Box - February 13th, 2018
All the world's a stage . . . but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic—literally!
Jory and the rest of the Backstagers have one goal this semester: to put on the best show their town’s ever seen. But best laid plans aren’t easy to achieve when there’s an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain!$14.99ISBN: 9781419738654Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harry N. Abrams - September 24th, 2019$7.99ISBN: 9781338181746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - May 28th, 2019Welcome to Daniel Boone Middle School in the 1970s, where teachers and coaches must hide who they are, and girls who like girls are forced to question their own choices. Presented in the voice of a premier storyteller, One True Way sheds exquisite light on what it means to be different, while at the same time being wholly true to oneself.$8.99ISBN: 9780425288511Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - June 5th, 2018
“If it wasn’t for the fused-with-Zyx thing, I suppose I would just be normal—whatever that means.”
$8.99ISBN: 9780147515797Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - September 5th, 2017
Newbery Medalist Richard Peck tells a story of small-town life, gay marriage, and everyday heroes in this novel for fans of Gary Schmidt and Jack Gantos.$7.99ISBN: 9780545925846Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Inc. - July 31st, 2018Sumac Lottery is nine years old and the self-proclaimed "good girl" of her (VERY) large, (EXTREMELY) unruly family. And what a family the Lotterys are: four parents, children both adopted and biological, and a menagerie of pets, all living and learning together in a sprawling house called Camelottery.$17.99ISBN: 9781338207538Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 9th, 2018The eagerly awaited sequel to The Lotterys Plus One!$17.99ISBN: 9780545858267Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 28th, 2017In the companion to Openly Straight, Ben confronts pressure at school, repression at home, and his passion for two very different people in figuring out what it takes to be Honestly Ben.$9.99ISBN: 9780448484143Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grosset & Dunlap - September 20th, 2016
"[G]enuinely funny, heart-wrenching . . ." - Kirkus Reviews
"[A] moving journey of self-discovery and a gratifying coming-of-age story." - Publishers Weekly
"Husky . . . is a superb addition to the middle grade literary canon." - VOYA Reviews
"There is not a false note in the writing . . ." - Lambda Literary$10.99ISBN: 9781250078414Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - June 26th, 2018
The award-winning, big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are, and a love story you can't help but root for
Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get too close to anyone.$14.99ISBN: 9781442408937Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014
This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.$17.99ISBN: 9780525647072Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER
"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times$12.99ISBN: 9781481498555Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon Pulse - May 21st, 2019
A Junior Library Guild Selection
“Surreal, brainy, and totally captivating.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Provocative and moving.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Hutchinson artfully blends the realistic and the surreal.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
From the critica$10.99ISBN: 9780062457806Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - December 18th, 2018
Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.$16.99ISBN: 9781250177964Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - September 18th, 2018
Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all?$16.99ISBN: 9781250179500Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - April 7th, 2020
A collection of the second half of the mega-popular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: Sticks and Scones is the last in Ngozi Ukazu's hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life.$17.99ISBN: 9781626722590Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - May 7th, 2019
One of FORBES Best Graphic Novels of 2019
On BCCB 2019 Blue Ribbons List
One of NPR's Best Books of 2019
Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice
One of Bitch Media’s Best Queer YA Novels of 2019$17.99ISBN: 9780316454834Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Poppy - March 10th, 2020
From the creator of the hit TV series The Bold Type comes an empowering and heartfelt novel about a future female president's senior year of high school.$17.99ISBN: 9781338306125Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Push - May 14th, 2019Perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, Mason Deaver's stunning debut will rip your heart out before showing you how to heal from tragedy and celebrate life in the process.$10.99ISBN: 9781338608359Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Push - May 5th, 2020Perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, Mason Deaver's stunning debut will rip your heart out before showing you how to heal from tragedy and celebrate life in the process.$10.99ISBN: 9780142425763Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Speak - October 27th, 2015
The New York Times Bestselling story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, Jojo Moyes, Emma Straub, and Rainbow Rowell
“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”$17.99ISBN: 9780593108178Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019
A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author$10.99ISBN: 9780062348685Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2016
Now a major motion picture: Love, Simon, starring Nick Robinson and Katherine Langford!
William C. Morris Award Winner: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year * National Book Award Longlist
"A remarkable gift of a novel."—Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle$10.99ISBN: 9780142422939Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Books - February 26th, 2019
Nina LaCour's award-winning, achingly beautiful novel is now available in paperback!
–Includes a new foreword by Nicola Yoon, #1 bestselling author of The Sun is Also a Star and Everything, Everything–
Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award$10.99ISBN: 9780307931894Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ember - September 10th, 2013
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“[A] wise, wildly unique” (Entertainment Weekly) love story from the bestselling co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and Will Grayson, Will Grayson about a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.$12.99ISBN: 9780062795236Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - May 5th, 2020
A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller!
Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart.$18.99ISBN: 9780062990297Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - May 26th, 2020
Stonewall Book Award Winner!
A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.$9.99ISBN: 9780062020574Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2013
The acclaimed book behind the 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning movie$17.99ISBN: 9780316448567Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019
From Stonewall Award winner Brandy Colbert comes a novel about first love, family, and hidden secrets that will stay with you long after turning the last page.$10.99ISBN: 9780142418475Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Speak - April 5th, 2011
One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, Will Grayson crosses paths with . . . Will Grayson. Two teens with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, and culminating in epic turns-of-heart and the most fabulous musical ever to grace the high school stage.$14.99ISBN: 9781442496002Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 3rd, 2015
Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this paperback collection of New York Times bestselling tales, each with comic-style art.
This collection of eleven short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp wit populate the pages of the #1$10.99ISBN: 9781338215519Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Inc. - May 5th, 2020* "Konigsberg demonstrates once again why he is one of the major voices in LGBTQ literature." -- Booklist, starred review
Max: Chill. Sports. Video games. Gay and not a big deal, not to him, not to his mom, not to his buddies. And a secret: An encounter with an older kid that makes it hard to breathe, one that he doesn't want to think about, ever.
$18.99ISBN: 9781250129833Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - May 21st, 2019
“Lovers who surmount the odds have always been intense emotional fodder, but rarely have we seen a story like Birthday...true and raw, haunting and undeniable.” —The New York Times Book Review
Two best friends. A shared birthday. Six years...
$10.99ISBN: 9780062348715Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - January 30th, 2018
From the award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda comes a funny, authentic novel about sisterhood, love, and identity.
“Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. I can’t stop hugging this book.” —Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss$10.99ISBN: 9781338582154Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020
With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.$17.99ISBN: 9781338227017Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - January 29th, 2019With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.
With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.
$10.99ISBN: 9781616958732Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Soho Teen - February 6th, 2018
"This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more."
—Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything$18.99ISBN: 9781335470454Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harlequin Teen - February 27th, 2018
Take a journey through time and genres to discover stories where queer teens live, love, and shape the world around them.
Seventeen young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens.$9.99ISBN: 9781328498021Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - October 23rd, 2018A “mesmerizing, poetic exploration of family, friendship, love and loss” from the acclaimed author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. (New York Times Book Review)
Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha.$17.99ISBN: 9781626729407Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - September 12th, 2017
Tillie Walden's Eisner Award winning graphic memoir Spinning captures what it’s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know.
It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark.$17.99ISBN: 9780525554295Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - May 7th, 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best of the Year
"Profoundly moving . . . Will take your breath away." --Kathleen Glasgow, author of Girl in Pieces$12.99ISBN: 9781338089516Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graphix - October 31st, 2017In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be.
$14.99ISBN: 9781608866878Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: BOOM! Box - April 7th, 2015
Five best friends spending the summer at Lumberjane scout camp...defeating yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons...what’s not to love?!
Friendship to the max! Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!$10.99ISBN: 9780545326995Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graphix - September 1st, 2012From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters!$18.99ISBN: 9781596437746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - May 6th, 2014
A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner$14.99ISBN: 9780763687557Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017
“Thrash has so carefully and skillfully captured a universal moment. . . . A luminescent memoir not to be missed.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic-novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.$16.99ISBN: 9781626723634Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - February 13th, 2018
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:
Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia—the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!$17.99ISBN: 9781596437098Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - March 12th, 2019
A 2019 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
A 2020 Tayshas Reading List Selection
A 2020 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Selection$18.99ISBN: 9780316522816Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
Meet the Plain Janes--artist activists on a mission to wake up their sleepy suburban town. This cult classic graphic novel is perfect for fans of The LumberJanes and Awkward.When artsy misfit Jane Beckles is forced to leave her beloved city life behind for the boring suburb of Kent Waters, she thinks her life is over.$30.00ISBN: 9781945820069Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Iron Circus Comics - November 14th, 2017
Charlie Lamonte is thirteen years old, queer, black, and questioning what was once a firm belief in God. So naturally, she's spending a week of her summer vacation stuck at an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp.$14.99ISBN: 9780062278227Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - May 12th, 2015
Fans of Noelle Stevenson's beloved and bestselling Nimona won't want to miss her brand-new moving memoir-in-pictures, The Fire Never Goes Out, featuring short essays, mini-comics, and photographs that span eight eventful years in Noelle's young adult life.$19.99ISBN: 9780062278272Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - March 3rd, 2020
From Noelle Stevenson, the New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Nimona, comes a captivating, honest illustrated memoir that finds her turning an important corner in her creative journey—and inviting readers along for the ride.$17.99ISBN: 9781620104415Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Oni Press - October 31st, 2017
The Tea Dragon Society is the two-time Eisner Award-winning gentle fantasy that follows the story of a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons.
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Webcomic
ALA Rainbow List (