Teens Read Gay, Lesbian and Questioning Identity

Down to the Bone
Down to the Bone By Dole, Mayra L. (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION DOLE MAYRA Available in some locations

Annotation:384p. (Gr 9-12) When Laura’s romance with Marlena is accidentally revealed, they’re immediately expelled from their Catholic school. Marlena is sent live in Puerto Rico and Laura’s mother kicks her out. With the help of friends, Laura tries to figure out who she is and how she can live without Marlena.

The Screwed up Life of Charlie the Second
The Screwed up Life of Charlie the Second By Ferguson, Drew (Book - 2008 ) FICTION FERGUSO DREW Available in some locations

Annotation:232p. (Gr 7-9) In his journal, Charlie chronicles his Senior year in high school in which he deals with his college application essay, his dad running for state attorney, how bad his school is and his crushes on two boys.

Tips on Having A Gay (ex) Boyfriend
Tips on Having A Gay (ex) Boyfriend By Jones, Carrie (Book - 2007 ) / PB JONES Available in some locations

Annotation:278p.(Gr 9 -12) Belle and Dylan should have been together forever, but when Dylan comes out, Belle doesn't feel like she ever really knew him, herself, or anyone. Can Belle trust in love again now that her eyes are open?

Another Kind of Cowboy
Another Kind of Cowboy By Juby, Susan (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION JUBY SUSAN Available in some locations

Annotation:344p. (Gr 9-12) Rich girl Cleo and local cowboy Alex meet in a class on dressage riding, where they can both get away from their problems for a while. But Alex has been keeping a secret, and the class might lead to everyone finding out.

Wide Awake
Wide Awake By Levithan, David (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION LEVITHA DAVID Available in some locations

Annotation:221p. (Gr 9-12) 17-year old Duncan is thrilled when the first Gay and Jewish President of the United States is elected, but the opposition is determined to contrive a defeat. This historical occasion tests Duncan’s commitment to both his principles and his boyfriend Jimmy.

Twelve Long Months
Twelve Long Months By Malloy, Brian (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION MALLOY BRIAN Available in some locations

Annotation:320p. (Gr 9-12) Molly has moved to New York City to go to college, where she meets her high school crush who has moved there too! When she finds out her crush is gay, Molly has to find a way to be the friend he needs while mending her own broken heart.

Hero By Moore, Perry (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION MOORE PERRY Available in some locations

Annotation:428p. (Gr 9-12) In an unforgettable story about the coming of age of a young superhero, Thom Creed must come to terms with his father's past and discover the kind of hero he really wants to be in this novel of love, loss, and redemption.

Between Mom and Jo
Between Mom and Jo By Peters, Julie Anne (Book - 2006 ) / PB PETERS Available in some locations

Annotation:232p. (Gr 7-9) When Nicholas’ mothers break up, his Mom won’t let him see Jo, with whom he wants to live, increasing his trauma and depression over the situation. He is further faced with his mom’s cancer and Jo’s alcoholism.

The Rules for Hearts
The Rules for Hearts A Family Drama By Ryan, Sara (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION RYAN SARA Available in some locations

Annotation:222p. (Gr 9-12) Battle Hall Davies' brother Nick ran away from home when she was in high school. Now he has found her and she is going to stay with him for the summer before starting college. Battle discovers that neither she nor her brother is the person she thought they were.

Freak Show
Freak Show By St. James, James (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION ST.JAME JAMES Available in some locations

Annotation:297p. (Gr 10-12) How can teen drag queen (aka ‘Gender Obscurist’) Billy Bloom melt the intolerantly icy hearts of the blond sadists, Stepford teens, and Aberzombies at uber-conservative Eisenhower Academy? Run for the illustrious title of HOMECOMING QUEEN, of course!!

Parrotfish By Wittlinger, Ellen (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION WITTLIN ELLEN Available in some locations

Annotation:294p. (Gr 8 - 12) When Angela changes to Grady, no one understands that he's always felt like a boy and that a haircut and bound breasts is just a change in outward appearance. Grady knew that some people would react badly, but finds surprising help in family and friends.

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