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Baker, David

Summary: "An evolutionary history of sex that reveals how two billion years of genetic ancestry, from the first aquatic creatures to primate societies, influences human sexuality today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment, LLC 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.709 BAK

Kobabe, Maia

Summary: "In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here. Maia's intensely cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KOB

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOB

Muldoon, Molly

Summary: "Asexuality is often called The Invisible Orientation. You don't learn about it in school, you don't hear "ace" on television. So, it's kinda hard to be ace in a society so steeped in sex that no one knows you exist. Too many young people grow up believing that their lack of sexual desire means they are broken--so writer Molly Muldoon and cartoonist Will Hernandez, both in the ace community,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Limerence Press, an imprint of Oni-Lion Forge Press Publishing Group, LLC 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 306.76 MUL

Zimmerman, Jonathan

Summary: "Too Hot to Handle is the first truly international history of sex education. As Jonathan Zimmerman shows, the controversial subject began in the West and spread steadily around the world over the past century. As people crossed borders, however, they joined hands to block sex education from most of their classrooms. Examining key players who supported and opposed the sex education movement,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ZIM

Lehmiller, Justin J.

Summary: "Using insights from the most comprehensive scientific survey of Americans' sexual fantasies, Justin Lehmiller offers an unprecedented look into our most intimate thoughts and what they reveal about us. Tell Me What You Want validates your sexual desires and gives you the tools you need to communicate with your partner about integrating them into your relationship. Plus, it answers all your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 LEH

Oseman, Alice

Summary: From the marvelous author of Heartstopper comes the funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of Georgia, who doesn't understand why she can't crush, kiss, and make out like her friends do. She's surrounded by the narrative that dating plus sex equals love. It's not until she gets to college that she discovers the A range of the LGBTQIA+ spectrum, coming to understand herself as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OSE

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "What does it mean to be ace or aro? How should I approach the challenges that come with being ace or aro? How can I best support the ace and aro people in my life? Join the The Ace and Aro Advocacy Project (TAAAP) for a deep dive into the process of discovering and embracing your ace and aro identities. Empower yourself to explore the nuances of your identity, find and develop support...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 ACE

Butler, Judith

Summary: "A bold, essential account of how a fear of gender is fueling reactionary politics around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2024

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Silverberg, Cory

Summary: "A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identities, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.9071 SIL

Goetz, Teddy G.

Summary: "Spoiler alert: gender norms might not be so "normal" after all. Gender is a self-understanding influenced by society, culture and personal experiences. Sex, in contrast, is a biological term. Neither of which is binary! This graphic medicine comic is a unique exploration into the intersection of gender identity, sex and their inherent strangeness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, an imprint of John Murray Press, part of Hodder & Stoughton Limited 2024

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

Summary: A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VAR

Blume, Judy.

Summary: Two high school seniors believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1975

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BLU

Lee, Erika

Summary: "This book is a stirring account of the ordinary people and extraordinary acts that made Asian America and the young people who are remaking America today"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0495 LEE

Mann, Charles C.

Summary: "1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann tells the gripping story of globalization through travel, trade, colonization, and migration from its beginnings in the fifteenth century to the present. How did the lowly potato plant feed the poor across Europe and then cause the deaths of millions? How did the rubber plant enable industrialization? What is the connection between malaria, slavery, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triangle Square/Seven Stories Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909.08 MAN

De Hamel, Christopher

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The people who made, saved, and sometimes destroyed medieval manuscripts, over a thousand years of history, from the acclaimed author of Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts. The Manuscripts Club tells of twelve men and women, from the eleventh century to the twentieth, who all share an overwhelming obsession with illuminated manuscripts. The saint, the patron, the bookseller, the artist, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2023

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Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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Ohler, Norman

Summary: "Berlin 1945. Following the fall of the Third Reich, drug use-long kept under control by the Nazis' strict anti-drug laws-is rampant throughout the city. Split into four sectors, Berlin's drug policies are being enforced under the individual jurisdictions of each allied power-the Soviet Union, Britain, France, and the US. In the American zone, Arthur J. Giuliani of the nascent Federal Bureau of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2024

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Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Coleman, Doriane Lambelet

Summary: "On Sex and Gender focuses on three sequential and consequential questions: What is sex-as opposed to gender? How does sex matter in our everyday lives? And how should it be reflected in law and policy? All three are front-and center in American politics: They are included in both of the major parties' political platforms. They are the subject of ongoing litigation in the federal courts and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Daguzan Bernier, Myriam

Summary: "This nonfiction encyclopedia introduces teens to practical information about sexuality from A to Z. It explains 150 body-related terms and is illustrated throughout."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 DAG

Levy, Heather Lynn

Summary: "Rae Dixon is lucky to be alive. Fifteen years ago, she survived being trafficked and abused, escaping her captors to reclaim her life. Now, she's running a thriving business with her best friend and raising a teenage daughter on her own. Rae's finally in control--literally. As Mistress V, Rae is the one calling the shots catering to Oklahoma City's elite in her private dungeon, which is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2024

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Summary: We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 297.2 ONE

Nnachi, Ngeri

Summary: "Voting gives people a voice in their communities. In the past, racist laws and practices kept Black American voices silent. No place was more affected by this racism than the state of Mississippi. In 1964, organizers and volunteers brought change to Mississippi. This movement to register Black voters became known as Freedom Summer, and it led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2024

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.2 NNA

Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

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