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All Souls

Astra Dell, one of the most popular girls at the posh Siddons School, is spending her senior year in the hospital, diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. As time passes, her classmates, among them a young lesbian, and her teacher must deal with their own problems in the wake of her absence.

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Gone, Gone, Gone

This quiet love story is set in 2002, as random and deadly sniper fire has Washington DC under siege. Fifteen-year-olds Craig and Lio are drawn together, yet the recent trauma of 9/11 has them at odds, with Craig's emotions on hold and Lio at a growing distance from his own feelings.

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Whether spoken, written or shared in beautiful artwork, this poignant book reminds us that love begets love. Each Sunday, artist Page Hodel created a heart-shaped present and left it on the doorstep for her partner, Madalene Rodriguez, to discover as she left for work on Monday morning. After Madalene's death from ovarian cancer, Page continues to create the hearts from a variety of found materials as an homage to their love.

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Punkzilla

Fourteen-year-old Jamie (aka Punkzilla)- AWOL from military school-embarks on a cross-country odyssey to find his older brother, a dying gay playwright, and share with him his journal of his sometimes frightening, sometimes heartwarming adventures along the way.

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