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Julián Is a Mermaid By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763690458
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

Mik says, "The first time I picked up this book, I could feel my inner child
being healed."

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The City in the Middle of the Night By Charlie Jane Anders Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765379979
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Published: Tor Books - February 11th, 2020

Mik says, "CJA masterfully plays with the concept of binaries,
social and physical, in this mind bending novel."

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Trans+: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You By Kathryn Gonzales, Karen Rayne, Anne Passchier (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781433829833
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Published: Magination Press - August 27th, 2019

MK says, "Written and illustrated by local Austin trans activists, and full of
testimonials from a diverse set of trans youth, this is a great
informational guide for both trans people and their support system."

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250236210
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Published: Tordotcom - July 13th, 2021

Mariah says, "check out A PSALM FOR THE WILD-BUILT. It's my
fave book with a non-binary main character and it's so casual and

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A Red-Rose Chain (October Daye #9) By Seanan McGuire Cover Image
ISBN: 9780756408091
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: DAW - September 1st, 2015

Thomas says, "The theme of that whole series is: Who you are isn't how you're born, it's
what you do when you're here. I love that a lot."

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Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story By Jacob Tobia Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735218840
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 3rd, 2020

Gina says, "If someone asks me for
a starting point to learn about gender, this is the book I hand them.
Jacob Tobia is brilliant, specific, and most importantly hilarious and
inspiring. My copy is covered in tabs."

Mattie says, "A messy, laugh-out-loud
coming-of-gender story for anyone who's ever felt lost about who they

Light From Uncommon Stars By Ryka Aoki Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250789082
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Published: Tor Books - July 26th, 2022

Chloe says, "One of the most unique sci-fi books I've read this year, Light From Uncommon Stars follows four women, each with a unique set of circumstances: a transgender runaway, a violin teacher under contract with Hell, a luthier who inherited the family business, and finally, an alien spaceship captain who has assumed the identity of a human donut shop owner. These women's lives intersect in unexpected ways, and they ultimately come together to outsmart a demon. I came away from this book wanting to enjoy a donut in the park while listening to a Bartók violin concerto."

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Felix Ever After By Kacen Callender Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062820266
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 7-10 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 20th, 2021

Mallory says, "A fun, sweet, and messy look at identity with truly gorgeous prose. I
loved Felix and I loved this book."