Category Archives: Genre: LGBT Issues

Annie on My Mind

Annie on My Mind

Nancy Garden

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Page Count:272

Age Range: 12 and up

Year: 1982

Genre: Romance, LGBT

Liza and Annie are both 17-year-old New Yorkers who go to different high schools. The girls meet at a museum, become friends, and slowly realize that their feelings encompass more than friendship. Both Liza and Annie struggle with figuring out their sexuality, their relationship, and how to deal with a world that doesn’t accept you for who you are.

LGBT students or student who are struggling with their sexuality will find this book helpful and inspiring.

Ms. Kost


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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Nancy Garden, Genre: LGBT Issues, Genre: Romance, Page Count: 200-300, Year: 1980s

Deck Z: The Titanic: Unsinkable. Undead

Deck Z: The Titanic: Unsinkable. Undead

Chris PaulsUnknown

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Page Count: 222

Age Range: 13 and up

Year: 2012

Genre: Adventure, Historical, Horror, Thriller

Imagine, the historic ship Titanic sinking because of… Zombies? In this action packed thriller, a German scientist unleashes a plague on the ill-fated Titanic as it travels across the Atlantic, turning passengers into zombies. Captain Smith of the Titanic and his crew fight of a horde of zombified passengers as the ship unknowingly cruises towards the fatal iceberg.

Teens who are fascinated by both history and horror will find this book riveting, especially teens who enjoy zombie thrillers.

Ms. Kost

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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Chris Paul, Genre: Adventure, Genre: Horror, Genre: LGBT Issues, Genre: Thriller, Page Count: 200-300, Year: 2010s

Rainbow High

Rainbow High
Alex Sanchez

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Page Count: 272
Age Range: 12 and upUnknown
Year: 2005
Genre: LGBT Issues
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Rainbow High is the sequel to Rainbow Boys, and follows the lives of three gay teens, Jason, Kyle, and Nelson, as they finish their senior year of high school The book continues the story of love and acceptance, and tackles HIV, relationships, getting into college, and becoming an adult.

This book is great for any middle schooler who may be struggling with their sexuality, who may be out as LGBT, or who may be an ally.

Ms. Kost

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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Alex Sanchez, Genre: LGBT Issues, Page Count: 200-300, Year: 2000s