By Robin Stevenson
By (photographer) 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
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
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
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
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
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