Media Resources

This is a list of books and DVDs that we have found to be helpful resources. You can sort the list by clicking on the various categories or grade levels. Click on the Read More button for more details. If you think we are missing a resource, please contact swilliams@kwcounselling.com and we will look into adding it.

Type Title Categories Grade Level Description  
Book10 Things I Can See From HereLesbian, LGBTQ Fiction, Mental HealthSecondary

Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as…

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BookAs I DescendedLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

From the acclaimed author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley, comes a Shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption, where…

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BookAsk the PassengersHomophobia, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society’s definitions, Printz Honor author A.S. King…

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BookBoyfriends with GirlfriendsBisexual, Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Four teens explore the fluidity of love, sexuality, and identity in this acclaimed novel from Alex Sanchez, now in paperback.…

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BookEmpress of the WorldLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Nicola Lancaster is spending her summer at the Siegel Institute, a hothouse of smart, intense teenagers. She soon falls in…

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BookForgive Me If I’ve Told You This BeforeLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Shy, intellectual, and living in rural Oregon, Triinu Hoffman just doesn’t fit in. She does her best to hide behind…

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BookGay, Lesbian, And Transgender Issues In Education: Programs, Policies, And PracticesBisexual, Elementary Schools, Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQ Issues in Education, Safe Spaces, Secondary Schools, Teachers, TransgenderAll Grades

Understand the challenges from the voices involved—today’s LGBT youth AND the leading educators and scholars in the field! Gay, Lesbian,…

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BookHeather Has Two MommiesLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies.…

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BookHonor Girl: A Graphic MemoirLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower for Girls, set deep…

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BookIf You Could Be MineLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Seventeen-year-old Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. They’ve shared stolen kisses and…

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BookIt Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth LivingGay, Lesbian, LGBTQ Youth, Sexual OrientationSecondary

Every story can change a life. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and bullying, and this…

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BookIt’s Our Prom (So Deal With It)Bisexual, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

When Azure’s principal gives her the chance to turn the school’s traditional (and boring) senior prom into an event that…

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BookLook Both WaysLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Thoughtful, funny, and steeped in the wild drama of growing up, Alison Cherry’s new novel is the story of a…

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BookMommy, Mama, and MeLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its mommies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up,…

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BookMoon at NineLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Based on interviews with a young woman forced to flee Iran because of her sexual orientation, Moon at Nine is…

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