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Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2020) Nominees Round Up, April 30 Edition

Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable (Author) and Ellen T. Crenshaw (Illustrator)
Roaring Brook Press: First Second
Publication Date: March 12, 2019
ISBN: 9781596437098

Amanda “Mads” does not understand kissing.  Kisses 1- through 7 were nothing exciting at best, and hardly tolerable at worst.  Kiss number 8, with a girl, threw her for a loop. As her own experiences run parallel to a family history she previously knew nothing about, Mads discovers much about kissing, and about herself.

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Great Graphic Novels for Teens (#GGN2020) Nominees Round Up, March 28 Edition

A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities by Mady G. and J.R. Zuckerberg
Limerence Press / Oni Press
Publication Date: April 23, 2019
ISBN: 9781620105863

A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities is an educational guide that delves into the topic of gender and sexual identity and discusses evolving LGBTQ+ language. It encompasses a spectrum of identities and examines topics like gender expression, gender dysphoria, asexuality, coming out, and the basics of a healthy relationship.

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