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Ghost's Journey

By Robin Stevenson
Illustrated by Rainer Oktovianus

When Indonesia becomes a dangerous place for the LGBTQ+ community, Ghost and her family are forced to leave their home and escape to freedom in Canada. Ghost's Journey: A Reugee Story is inspired by the true story of two gay refugees, Rainer and Eka, and written from the perspective ... Read more

God Loves Hair

By Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Juliana Neufeld

A Quill and Quire and Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Book of the Year

A poignant YA story collection that celebrates racial, sexual, and religious diversity.

Vivek Shraya's first book is a collection of twenty-one short stories following a tender, intellectual, and curious ... Read more

I am Everything In Between

By Sydney Sunderland
Illustrated by Sydney Sunderland

Sometimes it's not as simple as being a boy or a girl. I Am Everything In Between highlights kids who may not fit into stereotypical gender ideals, and celebrates how they do identify by sending positive messages about gender identity. This book teaches children that regardless ... Read more

Loudest Bark, The

By Gail Marlene Schwartz & Lucie Gagnon
Illustrated by Amélie Ayotte

Samuel knows that their real name is Simone, but things at their house are too quiet to think about how to tell their parents. When Chloe the costume designer moves in across the street with a dog about to have puppies, life becomes bigger, more colourful, and louder. And so ... Read more

My Sister's Girlfriend

By Gail Marlene Schwartz & Lucie Gagnon

Fifth grader Talia Cohen-Sullivan isn't sure how she feels about boys, crushes, and the love thing even though her best friend, Carmen, is already dreaming about kissing--and it's only September. Losing her mom to cancer a few years ago made Talia afraid of change, though she ... Read more

Outside

By Paul Dunn

Daniel’s ready to talk. And his friends Krystina and Jeremy are ready to help. But is it too late? Set in separate but simultaneous lunch periods at two different high schools, the teenagers are faced with acknowledging what drove them apart. At his new school, Daniel speaks ... Read more

Quels jappements!

By Lucie Gagnon & Gail Marlene Schwartz
Illustrated by Amélie Ayotte

Samuel sait que son vrai prénom est Simone, mais comment le dire à ses parents quand tout est tellement silencieux à la maison ! Lorsque Chloé, une costumière, déménage en face, avec un chien qui va bientôt avoir des chiots, la vie devient plus grande, plus colorée ... Read more

The Boy & the Bindi

By Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Rajni Perera

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by South Asian women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have ... Read more

The Name I Call Myself

Text by Hasan Namir
Illustrated by Cathryn John

A sweet and moving picture book depicting Ari's gender journey from childhood to adolescence in order to discover who they really are.

Meet Ari, a young person who doesn't like to be called by their birth name Edward: "When I think of the name Edward, I imagine old kings who ... Read more

The Street Belongs to Us

By Karleen Pendleton Jimenez

A sweet middle-grade chapter book about two best friends who transform their torn-up street into a world where imaginations can run wild.

In 1984 Los Angeles, Alex is a tomboy who would rather wear her hair short and her older brother's hand-me-downs, and Wolf is a troubled ... Read more