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  
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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BookFan ArtGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

A sweet contemporary romance about a boy who falls in love with his best friend and the girls who help…

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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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BookFrannie and TruComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Perfect for fans of Prep and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Frannie and Tru is a dazzling YA debut about a transformative summer in…

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BookFreakboyLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

From the outside, Brendan Chase seems to have it pretty easy. He’s a star wrestler, a video game aficionado, and…

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BookFreaks and RevelationsGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

This raw, moving novel follows two teenagers-one, a Mohawk-wearing 17-year-old violent misfit; the other, a gay 13-year-old cast out by…

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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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BookGemini BitesGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

One of the strangest (and funniest) love triangles ever to hit YA fiction, when a pair of twins (one boy,…

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DVDGender Matters: Expression and Identities Beyond the BinaryGender Identity, Trans Experiences, Trans YouthSecondary

Six short films about transgender & gender non-conforming young adults.

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BookGirl Mans UpGender Identity, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

All Pen wants is to be the kind of girl she’s always been. So why does everyone have a problem…

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BookGone, Gone, GoneGay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In the wake of the post-9/11 sniper shootings, fragile love finds a stronghold in this intense, romantic novel from the…

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BookGracefully GraysonLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

What if who you are on the outside doesn’t match who you are on the inside?  Grayson Sender has been…

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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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BookHelping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for ParentsParents of Trans Youth, Trans YouthSecondary

If you are the parent of a transgender teen, this book will help you understand what your child is feeling…

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DVDHineini, Coming Out in a Jewish High SchoolGSAs, LGBTQ Issues in Education, LGBTQ ReligionSecondary

Tells the story of a whole community inspired and changed by one girl’s courage. Chronicles Shulamit Izen’s efforts to raise…

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