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Summary: How far do you have to travel to find yourself? And what sacrifices are you willing to make to get there? Veiga Grétarsdóttir is the first person in the world to attempt to kayak over 2,000 kilometers around Iceland, counter-clockwise and "against the current." This achievement has been said to be comparable to climbing the mountain K2. Veiga's journey is no less remarkable. She was born 44...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: "This illustrated nonfiction anthology is a collection of stories, essays, poetry and art by transgender youth."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2021

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Bombardier, Cooper Lee

Summary: "Pass with Care is a testament to trans resilience, queer joy, and the power of finding freedom and adventure within a community of your own creation. Transgender writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier shifts effortlessly between lyrical essays, poetry, and narrative nonfiction as his own landscape changes over the course of two decades. From working-class New England to the queer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOMBARDIER, COOPER LEE BOM

Barkin, Janna

Summary: This true story by a family about raising their transgender son is both a captivating read and an invaluable support source for parents facing similar issues. A warm, insightful portrait of a family that includes tips on helping young transgender people navigate their transition, it will support, educate and inspire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017

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

Bailar, Schuyler

Summary: "A coming-of-age story about transgender tween Obie, who didn't think being himself would cause such a splash"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAI

Coyote, Ivan E. (Ivan Elizabeth)

Summary: "Ivan Coyote is one of North America's preeminent storytellers and performers, and the author, co-author, or co-editor of eleven previous books, all but one of which have been published by Arsenal Pulp Press. Their most recent book, Tomboy Survival Guide, was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, named an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COYOTE, IVAN COY

Nutt, Amy Ellis.

Summary: "The Maines were a middle-class, hard-working, politically conservative New England couple whose lives felt complete when they adopted identical twin sons. As toddlers, Jonas was the son Kelly and Wayne Maines expected, but Wyatt was only interested in girls' clothes and toys. By age five, this conflict was tearing Wyatt--and the family--apart. Today, Wyatt is Nicole. She and Jonas are now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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Summary: The increasing representation of trans identity throughout art and popular culture in recent years has been nothing if not paradoxical. Trans visibility is touted as a sign of a liberal society, but it has coincided with a political moment marked both by heightened violence against trans people (especially trans women of color) and by the suppression of trans rights under civil law. 'Trap Door'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2017

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Bertie, Alex

Summary: "A brave firsthand account of author Alex Bertie's life, struggles, and victories as a transgender teen, and a guide for transitioning teens"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Nealy, Elijah C.

Summary: These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans life has become front and center after years of marginalization. And kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ages, which is a good thing for them. But what written resources are available...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 NEA

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

Huegel, Kelly

Summary: Huegel Madrone provides realistic advice for teens who are LGBTQ, questioning whether they might be, or are just interested in knowing more about LGBTQ history and rights. Also included are practical suggestions on dealing with homophobia; dating; creating a more accepting school environment; and reconciling your sexual/gender identity with cultural and religious beliefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. 2018

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

Jennings, Jazz

Summary: The author reccounts how her public experiences have influenced her attitude towards the transgender community, as she works to educate others about transgenderism while navigating the challenges of being a teenager.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD 921 JENNINGS, JAZZ JEN

Jennings, Jazz

Summary: The author reccounts how her public experiences have influenced her attitude towards the transgender community, as she works to educate others about transgenderism while navigating the challenges of being a teenager.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

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Summary: "An anthology of powerfully honest and intimate letters written by trans and non-binary survivors of sexual violence, offering support and guidance to fellow survivors with additional resources for allies and professionals."--Publisher website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018

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

Sanchez, Jasper

Summary: Optics can make or break an election. Everything Mark knows about politics, he learned from his father, the Congressman who still pretends he has a daughter and not a son. Mark has promised to keep his past hidden and pretend to be the cis guy everyone assumes he is. But when he sees a manipulatively charming candidate for student body president inflame dangerous rhetoric, Mark risks his low...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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simpson, jaye

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Summary: "it was never going to be okay is a collection of poetry and prose exploring the intimacies of understanding intergenerational trauma, Indigeneity and queerness, while addressing Urban Indigenous Diaspora and breaking down the limitations of sexual understanding as a trans woman. As a way to move from the linear timeline of healing and coming to terms with how trauma does not exist in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightwood Editions 2020

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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

Cassara, Joseph

Summary: 1980, New York City. Burned by her traumatic past, Angel is new to the drag world, new to ball culture, and has a yearning inside of her to help create family for those without. When she falls in love with Hector, a beautiful young man who dreams of becoming a professional dancer, the two decide to form the House of Xtravaganza, the first-ever all-Latino house in the Harlem ball circuit. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Forman, Gayle

Summary: It's summer, and all ten-year-old Bug wants to do is go to the beach with her older brother and hang out with the interesting personalities around her Venice, California, home. But Danny is too big to want to spend time with her and Bug's mom is too busy. Fortunately, their neighbor Philip's nephew, Frankie, has come to visit. Bug's not too sure about hanging out with a boy at first, but when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FOR

Gillman, Melanie

Summary: The New Mexico Territory, 1861. Young Grace, a trans runaway, has headed west, fleeing her Georgia home--and conscription into the Confederate Army. But her coach ride to California makes an unplanned stop when notorious outlaw the Ghost Hawk swoops in, shaking down its passengers and stealing away with Grace. The Ghost Hawk--Flor, to her friends--means to hold Grace for ransom. But when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

Leyva, Selenis

Summary: "A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters - one a star on Orange Is the New Black, one a trans woman and activist - about transitioning, family, allyship, and the path to self-realization. When Selenis Leyva's parents adopted a baby into their warm, loving family, Selenis was immediately smitten. The pair were always close; Selenis showered her younger sibling with affection, who in turn looked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

G, Mady (Mady M. Giuliani)

Summary: A guide to queer and transgender life, in graphic format, covers essential topics ranging from sexuality and gender identity to coming out and navigating gender-diverse relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Limerence Press, Inc. 2019

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

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: YA Graphic Zuc

Karlsson, Adria

Summary: An older brother reacts to his younger sibling's gender transformation with compassion. Includes a note from the author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, an imprint of Capstone 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KAR

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