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

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

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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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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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

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Lester, C. N.

Summary: A personal and culture-driven exploration of the most pressing questions facing the transgender community today, from a leading activist, musician, and academic. In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around the trans community, turning them inside out and examining where we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2018

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

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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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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

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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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

Summary: A moving portrayal of an American family coping with one of the most intimate of transformations. When director Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender and changed her name to Trisha, Sharon was in the awkward throes of middle school. Her father's transition to female was difficult for her straight-identified mother, Marcia, to accept, but her parents stayed together. As the Shattucks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FRO

Ramos, NoNieqa

Summary: Closed off and grieving her best friend, fifteen-year-old overachiever Verdad faces prejudices at school and from her traditional mother, her father's distance since his remarriage, and her attraction to a transgender classmate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2019

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Daniels, April

Summary: "Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world's greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and dies right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she's transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantel to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny's body into what she's always thought it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2017

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

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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1 available in New 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

Harrison, Rory

Summary: Dylan doesn't have a lot of experience with comfort. His room in the falling-down Village Estates can generously be categorized as "squalid," and he sure as hell isn't getting any love from his mother, who seemed to—no, definitely did—enjoy the perks that went along with being the parent of a "cancer kid." His only escape has been in the form of his favorite video game—World of Warcraft—and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

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