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The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus

by Dashka Slater

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017
Pages: 305
ISBN: 9780374303235

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 14 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 364 Slater

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

by Susan Kuklin

Publisher: Candlewick, 2014
Pages: 182
ISBN: 9780763656119

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 12 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 306 Kuklin

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

by Jodie Patterson
Illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

Publishers: Crown, Random House, 2021
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780593123638

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-7

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Patterson

Family Reunion

Family Reunion

by Chad Richardson, Dad Richardson
Illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin

Publisher: Barefoot, 2021
Pages: 24
ISBN: 9781646862191

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-7

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Richardson

Home in the Rain

Home in the Rain

Publisher: Candlewick, 2017
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780763692698

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 3-6

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Graham

How to Become a Planet

How to Become a Planet

by Nicole Melleby

Publisher: Algonquin, 2021
Pages: 278
ISBN: 9781643750361

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 9-12

CCBC Location: Fiction, Melleby

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

by Theresa Thorn
Illustrated by Noah Grigni

Publishers: Henry Holt, Macmillan, 2019
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781250302953

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 3-9

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 305 Thorn

Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)

Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)

by Scott Westerfeld
Illustrated by Keith Thompson

Publisher: Simon Pulse, 2009
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781416971733

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 10-14

CCBC Location: Fiction, Westerfeld

Like Water

Like Water

by Rebecca Podos

Publisher: Balzer + Bray, 2017
Pages: 312
ISBN: 780062373373

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 13 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Podos

Lizard Radio

Lizard Radio

by Pat Schmatz

Publisher: Candlewick, 2015
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780763676353

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 13 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Schmatz