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LGBTQ+ Literature in the UNI Youth Collection
An overview to LGBTQ+ Literature for children and young adults. Includes reference materials and titles of historical interest.
Young Adult is a wide age range that covers a lot of developmental ground and life experience. Professional book reviews, as well as reading the book yourself, can help you choose the right books for your students, library, and classroom.
"This funny graphic memoir follows a queer Chinese American's immigration to Texas where she just wants to make the basketball team, escape Chinese school, and figure out why she is attracted to girls."
"Tells the true story of Glenn Burke, the inventor of the high five and the first openly gay MLB player: from his childhood growing up in Oakland, his journey to the MLB and the World Series, the joy in discovering who he really was, to more difficult times: facing injury, addiction, and the AIDS epidemic."
"Fine artist, activist, and Titans actor Chella Man uses his own experiences as a deaf, transgender, genderqueer, Jewish person of color to talk about cultivating self-acceptance and acting as one's own representation."