Adult books that may be appropriate for children and teens:
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May is Foster Care Month. Monroe Public Library has partnered with Green County Human Services to bring information to our patrons about becoming a foster parent. Here are some additional resources from our shelves.
Books for big kids and teens:
Some Assembly Required, Arin Andrews, YA 306.76 AND *
Becoming an Ally to the Gender-Expansive Child, Anna Bianchi, Parents' +155.33 BIA
A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, Archie Bongiovanni, YA GN BON
Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender, YA F CAL *ª
Pet, Akwaeke Emezi, YA F EME *ª
This Is How It Always Is, Laurie Frankel, F FRA *ª
How to They/Them, Stuart Getty, 306.76 GET
George, Alex Gino, +F GIN *ª
I Am Jazz!, Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings, ++ HER *
Gender Queer, Maia Kobabe, GN KOB *
Beyond Magenta, Susan Kuklin, YA 306.768 KUK *
Something that May Shock and Discredit You, Daniel M. Lavery, 814 ORT *
Julián Is a Mermaid, Jessica Love, ++ LOV *
When Aidan Became a Brother, Kyle Lukoff, ++ LUK
Tomorrow Will Be Different, Sarah McBride, 306.768 MCB
Dark and Deepest Red, Anna-Marie McLemore, YA F MCL *ª
Redefining Realness, Janet Mock, 306.768 MOC
The Bold World, Jodie Patterson, 306.874 PAT *ª
Who Are You? The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity, Brook Pessin-Whedbee, +305.3 PES
Ana on the Edge, A.J. Sass, +F SAS
Apsara Engine, Bishakh Som, GN SOM
She/He/They/Them: Understanding Gender Identity, Rebecca Stanborough, +305.3 STA
Fairest, Meredith Talusan, 305.3 TAL
Cemetery Boys, Aiden Thomas, YA F THO *
It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity, Theresa Thorn, +305.3 THO *
Beyond the Gender Binary, Alok Vaid-Menon, YA 305 VAI *
A note from Laura: As gender identity has become a much more freely-discussed topic, more books on the subject have been published. This updated list includes many authors who are transgender and nonbinary, and more resources for readers of all ages who are exploring their own gender identity.
Booklists and reading suggestions from the team at Monroe Public Library.