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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

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

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 Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JENNINGS, JAZZ JEN

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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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 TRA

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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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 JEN

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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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

Pelleschi, Andrea

Summary: Transgender Rights and Issues covers the growing acceptance of the transgender community throughout the years, the discrimination transgender men and women face each day, and how United States and other countries are making changes to fix these issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.7 PEL
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 PEL

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

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

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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

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

McBride, Sarah

Summary: "A captivating memoir that will change the way we look at identity and equality in this country. Before she became the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention in 2016 at the age of twenty-six, Sarah McBride struggled with the decision to come out--not just to her family but to the students of American University, where she was serving as student body president....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCBRIDE, SARAH MCB

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

Summary: A follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Out anthology, Out Now features seventeen new short stories from amazing queer YA authors. Vampires crash prom ... aliens run from the government ... a president's daughter comes into her own ... a true romantic tries to soften the heart of a cynical social media influencer ... a selkie and the sea call out to a lost soul. Teapots and barbershops ......

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2020

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

Gonzales, Kathryn

Summary: Trans+ : Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You by Karen Rayne, PhD, and Katherine Gonzales, MBA, is an all-inclusive, uncensored guide for teens who are transgender, nonbinary, gender-nonconforming, or gender-fluid. TRANS+ answers all your questions, easy and hard, about gender and covers mental health, physical health and reproduction, transitioning, relationships, sex, and life as a trans or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.76 GON

Rosenberg, Jordy

Summary: Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation. Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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

Bird, Jackson

Summary: "Internet creator and activist Jackson Bird demystifies the transgender experience by sharing his own story, while debunking trans history milestones and educating readers with Transgender 101 facts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIRD, JACKSON BIR

Clark, Kristin Elizabeth

Summary: "A male-to-female trans teen, Jess, and her male best friend, Chunk, take a road trip across country to attend Jess's father's wedding to her mother's former best friend"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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

Emezi, Akwaeke

Summary: There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with this lesson all their life. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature made of horns and colors and claws, who emerges from one of her mother's paintings and a drop of Jam's blood, she must reconsider what she's been told.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC EME

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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

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