New YA Book Queer, 2nd Ed. Is the Ultimate Guide for LGBTQ Teens

October 1, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Coming this fall from Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke offers valuable advice on coming out and finding community.

Teen life is difficult to handle, but can be even more difficult for those who identify as LGBTQ. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a humorous, engaging, and honest guide that helps LGBTQ teens come out to friends and family, navigate their social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and challenge bigotry and homophobia. This updated edition also includes more information on trans life and rights, up-to-date definitions, and expanded resource and bibliography sections.

With sidebars on queer history and personal and relatable stories from the authors’ own experiences, Queer, 2nd Edition is a must-have for teens and anyone who cares about them.

Advance Praise for Queer, 2nd Edition:

“[A] fun, easy-to-read, and occasionally hilarious guide that should be available on a shelf in every high school library.”— Diane Anderson-Minshall, Editorial Director, The Advocate magazine

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Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, is a leader in young adult nonfiction, publishing books on entertainment, history, science, health, fashion, and life advice.

Queer, 2nd Edition
October 2019
$37.32 Hardcover, Jacketed
$14.99 Paperback
eBook Also Available
Ages 11–18
HC: 978-1-5415-7858-6
PB: 978-1-942186-48-9
208 Pages ● 5 1/2 × 8 1/4

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