Here are some excellent resource books for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning and Intersex teens.
    
Trans bodies, trans selves : a resource for the transgender community
A comprehensive, reader-friendly guide for transgender people, with each chapter written by transgender or genderqueer authors, providing authoritative information in an inclusive and respectful way and representing the collective knowledge base of dozens of influential experts. Each chapter takes the reader through an important transgender issue, such as race, religion, employment, medical and surgical transition, mental health topics, relationships, sexuality, parenthood, arts and culture, and many more. Anonymous quotes and testimonials from transgender people who have been surveyed about their experiences are woven throughout, adding compelling, personal voices to every page.


Cronn-Mills, Kirstin     
LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field : striving for equality
Many great athletes have stayed in the closet their whole lives, or at least until retirement. Social attitudes, institutional policies, and laws are slow to change, but they are catching up. Together, athletes, families, educators, allies, and fans are pushing for competitive equity so that every athlete, regardless of identity, can have the opportunity to play at their very best.


Huegel, Kelly     
GLBTQ : the survival guide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens
Describes the challenges faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered teens and offers practical advice, real-life experiences, and accessible resources and support groups.


Jennings, Jazz     
Being Jazz : my life as a (transgender) teen
Teen advocate and trailblazer Jazz Jennings shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.


Andrews, Arin     
Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen
We've all felt uncomfortable in our own skin at some point. But for Andrews, it wasn't a phase that would pass. He had been born in the body of a girl and there seemed to be no relief in sight. He details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior: the challenges he faced as a girl, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the mental and physical changes he experienced once his transition began.


Bornstein, Kate     
Hello, cruel world : 101 alternatives to suicide for teens, freaks, and other outlaws
Celebrated transsexual trailblazer Kate Bornstein bravely and wittily shares personal and unorthodox methods of survival in an often cruel world in this much-needed unconventional approach to teenage suicide prevention for marginalised youth who want to stay on the edge, but alive. Features 101 alternatives to suicide that range from the playful (moisturise), to the irreverent (disbelieve the binary), to the highly controversial (get laid, please). Bornstein fervently encourages readers to give themselves permission to unleash their hearts' desires.


Bornstein, Kate     
My new gender workbook : a step-by-step guide to achieving world peace through gender anarchy and sex positivity
In My Gender Workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender.Bornstein starts from the premise that there are not just two genders performed in today's world, but countless genders lumped under the two-gender framework. Using a unique, deceptively simple and always entertaining workbook format, complete with quizzes, exercises, and puzzles, Bornstein gently but firmly guides readers toward discovering their own unique gender identity.


Cart, Michael     
Top 250 LGBTQ books for teens : coming out, being out, and the search for community
A summary of the 250 best books for LGBTQ teens, written by experts on the subject and addressed to teen book buyers. Identifying titles that address the sensitive and important topics of coming out, being out, and the search for community, this catalog spotlights the best gay, lesbian, bi, transgender, and questioning books written for teens. The authors cover fiction of all kinds, as well as graphic novels and general nonfiction." - Provided by publisher.


Cronn-Mills, Kirstin     
Transgender lives : complex stories, complex voices
Meet Katie, Hayden, Dean, Brooke, David, Julia, and Natasha. Each is transgender, and in this book, they share their personal stories. Through their narratives, you'll get to know and love each person for their humor, intelligence, perseverance, and passion. You'll learn how they each came to better understand, accept, and express their gender identities, and you'll follow them through the sorrows and successes of their personal journeys. Transgender Lives helps you understand what it means to be transgender in America while learning more about transgender history, the broad spectrum of transgender identities, and the transition process.


Ehrensaft, Diane     
The gender creative child : pathways for nurturing and supporting children who live outside gender boxes
"In this comprehensive resource, Dr. Ehrensaft explains the interconnected effects of biology, nurture, and culture to explore why gender can be fluid, rather than binary. As an advocate for the gender affirmative model and with the expertise she has gained over three decades of pioneering work with children and families, she encourages caregivers to listen to each child, learn their particular needs, and support their quest for a true gender self." -- Amazon.com


Gromko, Linda     
Where's MY book? : a guide for transgender and gender non-conforming youth, their parents, & everyone else
Explains the basics of gender identity, sexual orientation, puberty, puberty blockers, hormone treatments, and gender affirming surgeries. This book is intended to give gender non-conforming kids some of the information they need to grow to be happy, productive, loving and loved. It's intended to provide the information we need as parents, educators, and health care providers to do better with and for our kids.


Howell, Ally Windsor     
Transgender persons and the law
2nd edition, 2015. Comprehensive update and overview of the laws and landmark court cases involving transgender individuals in a variety of legal situations. This edition also discusses the myriad of legal documents transgender persons need to understand before completing paperwork in order to change their name, birth certificate, and gender identification.--Publisher website.


Nutt, Amy Ellis     
Becoming Nicole : the transformation of an American family
Becoming Nicole chronicles a journey that could have destroyed a family but instead brought it closer together. It's the story of a mother whose instincts told her that her child needed love and acceptance, not ostracism and disapproval; of a Republican, Air Force veteran father who overcame his deepest fears to become a vocal advocate for trans rights; of a loving brother who bravely stuck up for his twin sister; and of a town forced to confront its prejudices, a school compelled to rewrite its rules, and a courageous community of transgender activists determined to make their voices heard. Ultimately, Becoming Nicole is the story of an extraordinary girl who fought for the right to be herself.


Stevenson, Robin     
Pride : celebrating diversity & community
"This work of nonfiction for middle readers examines what -- and why -- gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters celebrate on Pride Day every June" -- Title page verso.


  December 2017