Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+

62 records found. Displaying 1 - 24.

Ace of Hearts

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Everyone around Alvin seems to be obsessed with one thing—sex. Alvin finds it uncomfortable to think and talk about it and he knows he isn't ready. His friends, however, think that all Alvin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2020

Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis

Alice + Freda Forever is a gut-wrenching story of love, death, and the dangers of intolerance."—Bustle In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Copyright: 2014
6 titles

All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™) — Hardcover Set

From the Series All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™)

In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbors' lives.… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2022
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Artie and the Wolf Moon

“A heartfelt, magical family drama you can really sink your teeth into.” —Nilah Magruder, M.F.K. After sneaking out against her mother's wishes, Artie Irvin spots a massive wolf—then watches… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
  • Copyright: 2021

Brooklyn, Burning

When you're sixteen and no one understands who you are, sometimes the only choice left is to run. If you're lucky, you find a place that accepts you, no questions asked. And if you're really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2011

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Lauren is trying to navigate the tricky waters of teen romance. From high school to the drag show and back, Lauren must keep up their two personas—Ren, a drag king, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2020

Different Can Be Great: All Kinds of Families

From the Series All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™)

Makayla's family is about to change with her baby brother's arrival. She goes on a mission to see how families are each unique. Readers discover how families are different and that different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 306.85
  • Copyright: 2022

Distant Stars: Book 3

From the Series Life on Earth

In the final volume of the Life on Earth trilogy, celebrated cartoonist MariNaomi concludes her tale of growing up, falling in and out of love, and possible alien interventions. Shy,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
  • Copyright: 2020

Double Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Allie loves baseball. It's the one thing that has been consistent in her lately complicated life. Allie's father left recently, and now Allie has a new family—her mother's new girlfriend,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2013

Everything Together: A Second Dad Wedding

When Jeremiah arrives in Minneapolis to spend the summer with his Dad, everything feels odd. His dad's fiancé, Michael, has buried the apartment in piles of DIY wedding decorations. His best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2022

Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Nearly every day there's another news story or pop cultural anecdote related to feminism and women's rights. #YesAllWomen, conversations around consent, equal pay, access to contraception,… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2016

Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 700.92
  • Copyright: 2020
Fall 2022

Funeral Girl

Sixteen-year-old Georgia Richter feels conflicted about the funeral home her parents run—especially because she has the ability to summon ghosts. With one touch of any body that passes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2022
10 titles

Gateway Biographies — Paperback Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, Read More →

  • Copyright: 2020
  • Paperback
  • List Price: $109.90
  • Your Price: $104.41
  • 10 titles

Girlness: Deal with it body and soul

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

It's hard enough being a girl on the brink of puberty without dealing with a barrage of mixed messages about femininity. From self-image to peer pressure, consumerism to feminism, girls have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 305.4
  • Copyright: 2017

Gravity's Pull: Book 2

From the Series Life on Earth

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
  • Copyright: 2019

Guyness: Deal with it body and soul

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

As boys become men, pressure to fit into set images of masculinity can be overwhelming. And stereotypes about what makes a man a man can make the early stages of puberty—the beginning of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 305.31
  • Copyright: 2017
Fall 2022

Hidden Heroes in Technology

From the Series Who Else in History? (Alternator Books ®)

Tech is everywhere! Learn more about the innovators who created the technology world. These innovators are women, people of color, immigrants, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community who are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 609.2/273
  • Copyright: 2023
Fall 2022

Hidden Heroes in WWII

From the Series Who Else in History? (Alternator Books ®)

World War II (1939–1945) is one of the most impactful and influential events in the history of the US and the world at large. During the war, the US and other Allied countries fought the Axis Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 940.540092/2 [B]
  • Copyright: 2023

Homophobia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

That's so gay! It's a phrase commonly heard in school halls and playgrounds. But when used as a put-down, it's also homophobic. With plenty of quizzes, Q+As, comics, and scenarios, this… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300
  • Copyright: 2013
Spring 2022

In a Heartbeat

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Lucien has a supportive family in Toronto but wants to make a new start somewhere nobody knows him. Going to stay with his aunt in Vernon presents challenges to fitting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2021

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

What does it mean to resist? Throughout our nation's history, discrimination and unjust treatment of all kinds have prompted people to make their objections and outrage known. Some protests… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
  • Copyright: 2020