Category Archives: LGBTQIA

Star-Crossed – Book Recommendation

Title: Star-Crossed Author: Barbara Dee Publisher: Aladdin, March, 2017 Ages: 9-13 Themes: family, friendship, 8th grade theater production, crushes, LGBTQIA, Romeo & Juliet     Opening: “It wasn’t about me, I knew. But still.” Synopsis: Mattie, a star student and … Continue reading

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Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit – Diversekidlit

Title: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit Author: Joyce Robin Brown Publisher: Harper Teen, 2016 Ages: 14+ Themes: lesbians, LGBTQIA, Georgia, balancing gay orientation and faith, step moms, changing friendships Opening: “COME ON EILEEN” is a terrible song at any wedding. … Continue reading

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Girl Man’s Up – Diversekidlit

Title: Girl Mans Up Author: M-E Girard Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books, 2016 Ages: 14+ Themes: gender, queer, gender fluidity, LGBTQIA, Portuguese Canadians, friendship, loyalty, respect, family dynamics Received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an unbiased review     Opening: There … Continue reading

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