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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BookA Love Story Starring My Dead Best FriendLGBTQ FictionSecondary

For months, Cass has heard her best friend, Julia, whisper about a secret project. When Julia dies in a car…

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BookA Really Nice Prom MessLGBTQ Experiences, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Cameron doesn’t want to go to prom. Not with his boyfriend, Shane, and definitely not with his fake date, Virginia.…

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BookA Safe Girl To LoveLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

Eleven unique short stories that stretch from a rural Canadian Mennonite town to a hipster gay bar in Brooklyn, featuring…

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BookAdamComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Adam is a delightful sixteen-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. Or that’s…

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BookAlex As WellGender Identity, Intersex, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

Alex is ready for things to change, in a big way. Everyone seems to think she’s a boy, but for…

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BookAlmost PerfectLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

Whether you’re trans, gay, lesbian, bi, queer, questioning, or straight, this winner of the Stonewall Children’s & Young Adult Literature…

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BookAnything Could HappenComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Tretch Farm lives in a very small town where everybody’s in everybody else’s business. Which makes it hard for him…

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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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BookBeastLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

A witty, wise, and heart-wrenching reimagining of Beauty and the Beast that will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan.…

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BookBeautiful Music for Ugly ChildrenLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

The lives and loves of a teenage transboy music geek Gabe has always identified as a boy, but he was…

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BookBeing EmilyLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

They say that whoever you are it’s okay, you were born that way. Those words don’t comfort Emily, because she…

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BookBeyond CluelessGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Marty Sullivan’s life ends, basically, when her parents enroll her in a private high school. A private, Catholic, girls-only high school. Meanwhile,…

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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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