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A Boy's Best Friend

Seven-year-old Will, an asthma sufferer and a target for bullies, gets a special birthday present from his two moms.

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Antonio's Card = La Tarjeta de Antonio

A boy overcomes teasing from his classmates to truly appreciate his unique family.

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Big Bob, Little Bob

Friends learn that gender doesn't matter when it comes to playing with toys.

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Hello My Name Is Bob

Bob, a self described boring bear, begins comparing his own life to that of his adventurous Panda friend Jack a and soon realizes that it is okay to be different.

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Hero

Thom Creed, the son of superheroes, has to hide the fact that he's gay if he's going to fit into the League, but that's not the only problem he faces ....

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I am Jazz

Jazz says she “has a girl brain in a boy body.” Based on the life of Jazz Jennings, this picture book talks about her experiences growing up as a transkid.

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In Our Mothers' House

Although Marmee , Meema, and their three kids have a happy home life with many similarities to their neighbor's experiences -- dinnertime, fooling around, getting ready for parties -- some in their community can see only the differences.

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Morris wears a beautiful orange dress that reminds him of his mother’s hair and tigers, but his classmates say that dresses are for girls. One night, Morris has a dream that changes everything.

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Pink!

Tired of rejection, Patrick the pink penguin tries unsuccessfully to live with the flamingos before he returns home to acceptance.

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Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan

This hilarious offbeat memoir chronicles the escapades of an unconventional girl surrounded by artists and rockstars in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Sanctuary: A Tale of Life in the Woods

In this posthumously published fable by Paul Monette, the Great Horned Owl declares the relationship between Renarda the Fox and Lapine the Rabbit to be unnatural and banishes them to opposite ends of the enchanted forest sanctuary.

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Spot

SPOT is the story of a dog who lives in a town where everyone is expected to have spots. As he gets older, his own spots begin to fade. To fit in, he paints spots on his body so no one knows who he really is.Eventually he is forced to reveal himself as a spotless dog. While he initially faces rejection, by the end of the story his family and the entire town of Barksville come to understand the importance of being different. And, how it's our differences that make us great. Spot is a story about family, love and the joy of discovering one's true self. [From the publisher]

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The Boy in the Dress

Twelve-year-old Dennis finds his family, friends, and townspeople initially resistant to his desire to wear dresses, but they become his biggest fans on and off the soccer field.

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Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

For as long as she can remember, Liz has been happiest in jeans and sneakers, never in dresses and heels. Is there a place for a tomboy in girl culture?

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What Happened to Lani Garver

Clare had leukemia in junior high. But now she's in high school, a cheerleader who hangs out with the popular kids. One day Lani Garver mysteriously shows up at school. No one is sure if Lani is a girl or a boy, which Clare's friends find disturbing. Clare, however, is drawn to Lani, and the two of them become good friends.

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