Banned Books Week 2022

Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$24.99
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ISBN: 9781637150726
Published: Oni Press - July 5th, 2022

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book


In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Then e created Gender Queer.


Lawn Boy By Jonathan Evison Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781616209230
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 19th, 2019

Recipient of the 2019 Alex Award​​

“Mike Muñoz Is a Holden Caulfield for a New Millennium--a '10th-generation peasant with a Mexican last name, raised by a single mom on an Indian reservation' . .


All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto By George M. Johnson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!
Optioned for television by Gabrielle Union

Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, Today Show, and MSNBC feature stories
Velshi Banned Book Club

Amazon Best Book of the Year
Indie Bestseller

Teen Vogue Recommended Read
Buzzfeed Recommended Read


Out of Darkness By Ashley Hope Pérez Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780823445035
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Published: Holiday House - September 10th, 2019

A dangerous forbidden romance rocks a Texan oil town in 1937, when segregation was a matter of life and death.

A Top Ten Most Challenged Book of the Year


The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062498540
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 3rd, 2022

8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ·  William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz Honor Book · Coretta Scott King Honor Book · #1 New York Times Bestseller!

"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds


Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition) By Jesse Andrews Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781419719608
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Published: Amulet Books - April 21st, 2015

The New York Times bestselling novel that inspired the hit film!
 
This is the funniest book you’ll ever read about death.
 
It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school sucks. But on the first day of his senior year, Greg Gaines thinks he’s figured it out.


The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner—a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity that asks questions about race, class, and gender with characteristic subtly and grace.
 


This Book Is Gay By Juno Dawson, David Levithan (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Juno Dawson, David Levithan (Introduction by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781728254326
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - September 7th, 2021

The bestselling young adult non-fiction book on sexuality and gender!

Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Intersex. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU.


Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out By Susan Kuklin Cover Image
$15.99
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ISBN: 9780763673680
Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2015

A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book

A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.


Brave Face: A Memoir By Shaun David Hutchinson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431522
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 16th, 2020

“[P]rofound…a triumph—a full-throated howl to the moon to remind us why we choose to survive and thrive.” —Brendan Kiely, New York Times bestselling author of Tradition

“Razor-sharp, deeply revealing, and brutally honest…emotionally raw and deeply insightful.” —Booklist (starred review)

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Flamer By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250756145
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Award-winning author and artist Mike Curato draws on his own experiences in Flamer, his debut graphic novel, telling a difficult story with humor, compassion, and love.

"This book will save lives." —Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of National Book Award Finalist Hey, Kiddo


Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot By Mikki Kendall Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525560562
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Perks of Being a Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780671027346
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Published: MTV Books - February 1st, 1999

Read the cult-favorite coming-of-age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory.


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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The crucial, empowering, #1 New York Times bestselling exploration of racism—and antiracism—in America.
This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


Speak By Laurie Halse Anderson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312674397
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Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2011

The extraordinary, groundbreaking novel from Laurie Halse Anderson, with more than 2.5 million copies sold, and the basis for the 2004 film of the same name starring Kristen Stewart!

The first ten lies they tell you in high school.


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.


Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth (Illustrator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781609806064
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Published: Triangle Square - July 28th, 2015

2016 Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction 

2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book

2016 ALA Notable Children's Book


Prince & Knight By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499805529
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Published: little bee books - May 1st, 2018

"Victorious . . .


Unwind (Unwind Dystology #1) By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781416912057
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2009

Three teens fight for their lives and each other in this breathtakingly suspenseful first book in the twisted, New York Times bestselling Unwind Dystology series by Neal Shusterman.

After America’s Second Civil War, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies came to an agreement.


Ghost Boys By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.


All American Boys By Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.


This One Summer By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki Cover Image
By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596437746
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Published: First Second - May 6th, 2014

A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner


Uncle Bobby's Wedding By Sarah S. Brannen, Lucia Soto (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah S. Brannen, Lucia Soto (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499810080
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Published: little bee books - May 12th, 2020

Chloe's favorite uncle is getting married, and she's not happy about it. But after a magical day with Uncle Bobby and his boyfriend, Jamie, Chloe realizes she's not losing an uncle, but gaining one.


La casa en Mango Street /  The House on Mango Street By Sandra Cisneros, Fernanda Melchor (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sandra Cisneros, Fernanda Melchor (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781644734285
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Published: Vintage Espanol - February 15th, 2022

Elogiado por la crítica, admirado por lectores de todas las edades, en escuelas y universidades de todo el país y traducido a una multitud de idiomas, llega una nueva traducción al español de un clásico, de la mano de Fernanda Melchor.
 


The Color Purple: A Novel By Alice Walker Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143135692
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Published: Penguin Books - December 10th, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.


Song of Solomon (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400033423
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An official Oprah Winfrey’s “The Books That Help Me Through” selection • With this brilliantly imagined novel, the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez.


Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 50th Anniversary Edition By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo (Foreword by)
$36.33
ISBN: 9781501314131
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - March 22nd, 2018

First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970.


Habibi (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Craig Thompson Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780375424144
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Published: Pantheon - September 20th, 2011

From the internationally acclaimed author of Blankets (“A triumph for the genre.”Library Journal), a highly anticipated new graphic novel.
 


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, NATIONAL BESTSELLER 
Time Magazine #1 Book of the Year • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • 
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award •  Double finalist for the Lambda


Drama: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338801897
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 7th, 2021

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Sisters, and Guts!

Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing.


And Tango Makes Three (Classic Board Books) By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481446952
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Published: Little Simon - June 2nd, 2015

The heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family is now available in a sturdy board book edition.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same.