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  Cover Art: Sparks: the Epic Completely True Blue (almost) Holy Quest of Debbie Adams, S. J.
Sparks: the Epic Completely True Blue (almost) Holy Quest of Debbie
A sixteen-year-old lesbian tries to get over a crush on her religious best friend by embarking on a "holy quest" with a couple of misfits who have invented a wacky, made-up faith called the Church of Blue.
256 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: I Am J Beam, Cris
I Am J
J always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a "real boy" and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible--from his family, from his friends...from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend he thought would always be by his side, J decides that he's done hiding.
326 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Love in the Time of Global Warming Block, Francesca Lia.
Love in the Time of Global Warming
After a devastating earthquake destroys the West Coast, causing seventeen-year-old Penelope to lose her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother, she navigates a dark world, holding hope and love in her hands and refusing to be defeated.
230 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Vast Fields of Ordinary Burd, Nick
The Vast Fields of Ordinary
The summer after graduating from an Iowa high school, eighteen-year-old Dade Hamilton watches his parents' marriage disintegrate, ends his long-term, secret relationship, comes out of the closet, and savors first love.
309 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: One in Every Crowd: Stories Coyote, Ivan E.
One in Every Crowd: Stories
Stories for everyone who has ever felt alone in their struggle to be true to themselves. These are honest, wry, plain-spoken tales about gender, identity and family.
238 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Cronn-Mills, Kirstin
Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
Gabe has always identified as a boy, but he was born with a girl's body. With his new public access radio show gaining in popularity, Gabe struggles with romance, friendships, and parents--all while trying to come out as transgendered. An audition for a station in Minneapolis looks like his ticket to a better life in the big city. But his entire future is threatened when several violent guys find out Gabe, the popular DJ, is also Elizabeth from school.
271 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Miseducation of Cameron Post Danforth, Emily M.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
In the early 1990s, when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch town and her family decides she needs to change her ways, she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center.
470 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Culling Dos Santos, Steven
The Culling
In a futuristic world ruled by a totalitarian government called the Establishment, Lucian "Lucky" Spark and four other teenagers are recruited for the Trials. What Lucky isn’t prepared for is his undeniable attraction to the handsome, rebellious Digory Tycho.
420 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Wildthorn Eagland, Jane
Wildthorn
They strip her naked, of everything—undo her whalebone corset, hook by hook. Locked away in Wildthorn Hall—a madhouse—they take her identity. She is now called Lucy Childs. She has no one; she has nothing. But, she is still seventeen—still Louisa Cosgrove, isn't she? Who has done this unthinkable deed? Louisa must free herself, in more ways than one, and muster up the courage to be her true self, all the while solving her own twisted mystery and falling into an unconventional love...
350 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: If You Could be Mine Farizan, Sara
If You Could be Mine
In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.
248 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: With or Without You Farrey, Brian
With or Without You
When eighteen-year-old best friends Evan and Davis of Madison, Wisconsin, join a community center group called "chasers" to gain acceptance and knowledge of gay history, there may be fatal consequences.
348 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Annie On My Mind Garden, Nancy
Annie On My Mind
Liza tries to put aside her feelings for Annie after the disaster at Foster Academy, but eventually she allows love to triumph over the ignorance of others.
263 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book GARDEN
  Cover Art: The Difference Between You and Me George, Madeleine
The Difference Between You and Me
School outsider Jesse, a lesbian, is having secret trysts with Emily, the popular student council vice president, but when they find themselves on opposite sides of a major issue and Jesse becomes more involved with a student activist, they are forced to make a difficult decision.
256 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Being Emily Gold, Rachel Benson
Being Emily
For Emily, named Christopher at birth, telling her parents who she really is means a therapist who insists Christopher is normal and Emily is sick. Emily desperately wants high school in her small Minnesota town to get better. She wants to be the woman she knows is inside, but it's not until a substitute therapist and a girl named Natalie come into her life that she believes she has a chance of actually Being Emily.
210 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sister Mischief Goode, L. (Laura)
Sister Mischief
Esme Rockett, also known as MC Ferocious, rocks her suburban Minnesota Christian high school with more than the hip-hop music she makes with best friends Marcy (DJ SheStorm) and Tess (The ConTessa) when she falls in love with her co-MC, Rowie (MC Rohini).
367 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Silhouette of a Sparrow Griffin, Molly Beth
Silhouette of a Sparrow
During the summer of 1926 in Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
189 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Shadow Walkers Hartinger, Brent
Shadow Walkers
Zach lives with his grandparents and little brother Gilbert on a remote island in Puget Sound. When Gilbert is kidnapped, Zach tries the only thing he can think of to find him: astral projection. Soon, his spirit is soaring through the strange and boundless astral realm—-where he meets a boy named Emory, another astral traveler who's intriguing (and cute).
209 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Freaks and Revelations: a Novel Hurwin, Davida
Freaks and Revelations: a Novel
Tells, in two voices, of events leading up to a 1980 incident in which fourteen-year-old Jason, a gay youth surviving on the streets as a prostitute, and seventeen-year-old Doug, a hate-filled neo-nazi punk rocker, have a fateful meeting in a Los Angeles alley.
234 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book HURWIN
  Cover Art: Almost Perfect Katcher, Brian
Almost Perfect
With his mother working long hours and in pain from a romantic break-up, eighteen-year-old Logan feels alone and unloved until a zany new student arrives at his small-town Missouri high school, keeping a big secret.
360 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book KATCHER
  Cover Art: Ask the Passengers: a Novel King, A. S.
Ask the Passengers: a Novel
Astrid Jones copes with her small town's gossip and narrow-mindedness by staring at the sky and imagining that she's sending love to the passengers in the airplanes flying high over her backyard. Maybe they'll know what to do with it. Her mother doesn't want it, her father's always stoned, her perfect sister's too busy trying to fit in, and the people in her small town would never allow her to love the person she really wants to: a girl named Dee.
293 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
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