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Tobia, Jacob

Summary: "From the moment a doctor in Raleigh, North Carolina, put 'male' on Jacob Tobia's birth certificate, everything went wrong. Alongside 'male' came many other, far less neutral words: words that carried expectations about who Jacob was and who Jacob should be, words like 'masculine' and 'aggressive' and 'cargo shorts' and 'SPORTS!' Naturally sensitive, playful, creative, and glitter-obsessed, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Brodell, Ria

Summary: Katherina Hetzeldorfer, tried "for a crime that didn't have a name" (same sex sexual relations) and sentenced to death by drowning in 1477; Charles aka Mary Hamilton, publicly whipped for impersonating a man in eighteenth-century England; Clara, aka "Big Ben," over whom two jealous women fought in 1926 New York: these are just three of the lives that the artist Ria Brodell has reclaimed for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 BRO

Summary: In a wide variety of pagan paths, many forms of modern magic and mystery hold an expectation that all parties are heterosexual, cisgender, and, in many cases, white. In Queer Magic: Power Beyond Boundaries, Lee Harrington and Tai Fenix Kulystin bring together a diverse and passionate collection of authors and artists who break out beyond that belief and explore how being LGBT+ is not just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mystic Productions 2018

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Summary: What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 NON

Andrekson, Judy.

Summary: At first an unruly foal, Gunner grows into a smart and beautiful show horse, whose troublemaking ways hide a devotion to his family that shines through, until disaster strikes in the form of Hurricane Katrina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J636.1 AND

Jenner, Caitlyn

Summary: "Imagine denying your core and soul. Then add to it the most impossible expectations that people have for you because you are the personification of The American Male Athlete." Bruce Jenner, the celebrated Olympic icon and later the patriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, seemed to be living a dream life of success, fame, and prosperity. But the all-American image and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JENNER, CAITLYN JEN

Gill-Peterson, Julian

Summary: With transgender rights front and center in American politics, media, and culture, the pervasive myth still exists that today’s transgender children are a brand new generation—pioneers in a field of new obstacles and hurdles. Histories of the Transgender Child shatters this myth, uncovering a previously unknown twentieth-century history when transgender children not only existed but preexisted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 GIL

Paul, Alan

Summary: Alan Paul delivers the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band. An oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth look at a legendary American rock band that has meant so much to so many for so long.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ALLMAN BROTHERS, Pau

Edgers, Geoff

Summary: A deep exploration into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking rock-hip hop collaboration, describes the unlikely union that became instantly popular and launched hip hop into the mainstream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 EDG

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Temple Grandin book, kids will follow her on her journey to become a livestock expert. From having autism to becoming a scientist and inventing a "squeeze machine", Grandin works to improve the treatment of cows, sheep, and other farm animals. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Kluger, Richard

Summary: In 1733, struggling printer John Peter Zenger scandalized colonial New York by launching the New-York Weekly Journal, which assailed the British governor as corrupt and arrogant -- a direct challenge to the prevailing law against "seditious libel", which criminalized any criticism of the government. Fronting for a group of powerful antiroyalist politicians, Zenger was jailed for nine months...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZENGER, JOHN PETER KLU

Meadow, Tey

Summary: "In the first comprehensive academic treatment of the emerging social, medical, and psychological category of the transgender child, ethnographer Tey Meadow introduces readers to a generation of parents who actively facilitate gender nonconformity in their children. Previous generations of parents sent such children for psychiatric treatment aimed at cure, but today such families call their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2018

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Schrieve, Hal

Summary: "Genderqueer fourteen-year-old Z Chilworth has to adjust quickly to their new status as a zombie after waking from death from a car crash that killed their parents and sisters. Always a talented witch, Z now can barely perform magic and is rapidly decaying. Faced with rejection from their remaining family members and old friends, Z moves in with Mrs. Dunnigan, an elderly witch and befriends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SCH

Elison, Meg

Summary: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an outsider everywhere she goes, including the thriving all-female city of Shy. Now...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 47North 2019

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Bono, Chaz.

Summary: Transition is a deeply personal, honest, and ultimately triumphant story. It tells of the physical and emotional process that brought him to come out to the world for a second time and finally claim his life as the one he always wanted--as a man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BONO, CHAZ BON

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL

Stryker, Susan

Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 STR

Hoen, Sean Madigan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

Campion, Nardi Reeder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of New England 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAM

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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Springsteen, Bruce.

Summary: Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as 'The Big Bang': seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2016

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Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 MAN

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

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