Books about Inclusion

  1. Fish in a Tree

    by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
    A young girl discovers her own unique talents with the help of a supportive teacher.

    "Fans of R.J. Palacio’s, Wonder, will appreciate this feel-good story of friendship and unconventional smarts.” —,Kirkus Reviews, Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. Astonishing X-Men, Volume 2: Dangerous

    by Joss Whedon
    A group of mutants face powerful foes as they attempt to protect a world that hates and fears them.

    A tragic death at the Xavier Institute reveals a powerful enemy living among the X-Men that they could never have suspected - and no, it's not Magneto. Things heat up in a way none of the X-Men ever ... (Goodreads)

  3. Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

    by Andrew Solomon
    An exploration of how parents and children adjust to extraordinary differences, and how it affects their dynamic.

    Andrew Solomon’s startling proposition in Far from the Tree is that being exceptional is at the core of the human condition—that difference is what unites us. He writes about families coping with ... (Goodreads)

  4. Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

    by bell hooks
    Exploration of feminist thought and its applications to everyday life.

    Acclaimed cultural critic bell hooks offers an open-hearted and welcoming vision of gender, sexuality, and society in this inspiring and accessible volume. In engaging and provocative style, bell ... (Goodreads)

  5. Out of My Mind

    by Sharon M. Draper
    A young girl with cerebral palsy struggles to overcome obstacles and prove her ability.

    Melody Brooks is a girl who was born with cerebral palsy . Also, who is ten years old. Her parents have done everything they can to help her live a normal life, but life is often frustrating for ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Letter from the Birmingham Jail

    by Martin Luther King Jr.
    A powerful letter written by Martin Luther King Jr. while he was imprisoned, advocating for nonviolent resistance against racism and injustice.

    There is an alternate edition published under, ISBN13: 9780241339466,. Martin Luther King, Jr. rarely had time to answer his critics. But on April 16, 1963, he was confined to the Birmingham jail, ... (Goodreads)

  7. My Sister Jodie

    by Jacqueline Wilson
    Pearl and Jodie move to a new boarding school, but Jodie struggles to fit in and Pearl must protect her.

    Pearl and Jodie Wells are sisters. Jodie, 14, is boisterous, mischievous and very protective of her younger sister. She dyes her hair, pierces her ears and dresses in an outlandish way, constantly ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Wonder

    by R.J. Palacio
    A charming story of a boy with facial deformities navigating the complexities of school life.

    The book begins with the words: "You could say I'm just like any normal kid. I have a family, I have a computer, I have an Xbox ". August "Auggie" Pullman then talks about his family, and then it ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Tales of the City

    by Armistead Maupin
    A warm and comedic exploration of 1970s San Francisco and its colorful inhabitants.

    San Francisco, 1976. A naïve young secretary, fresh out of Cleveland, tumbles headlong into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, pot-growing landladies, cut throat debutantes, and Jockey Shorts ... (Goodreads)

  10. Humans of New York: Stories

    by Brandon Stanton
    A collection of poignant and inspiring stories of individuals living in New York City.

    The #1, New York Times, Bestseller! With over 500 vibrant, full-color photos,, Humans of New York: Stories, is an insightful and inspiring collection of portraits of the lives of New Yorkers. Humans ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. Seeing Voices

    by Oliver Sacks
    A study of the deaf culture and the history of sign language, exploring the relationship between language and the brain.

    Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture. In Seeing ... (Goodreads)

  12. Smile

    by Raina Telgemeier
    A young girl navigates the challenges of middle school and braces, overcoming obstacles with the help of her friends.

    For fans both new and old, Smile is now available with fifteen pages of never-before-seen content exclusively at B&N. Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

    by Heidi W. Durrow
    A young black girl's story of survival, resilience, and self-discovery in a world of racial prejudice.

    "The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, can actually fly." —,The New York Times Book Review, , Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy after a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  14. Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible's View of Women

    by Sarah Bessey
    A call to re-examine the role of women in Christianity, challenging traditional interpretations and advocating for equality and empowerment.

    Written with poetic rhythm, a prophetic voice, and a deeply biblical foundation, this loving yet fearless book urges today’s church to move beyond man-made restrictions and fully welcome women’s ... (Barnes & Noble)

  15. NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

    by Steve Silberman
    Explores the history, science, and personal stories of autism.

    Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to ... (Goodreads)

  16. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 3: Crushed

    by G. Willow Wilson
    A teenage super hero learns to juggle her everyday life and extraordinary powers.

    Kamala faces a new, terrifying threat: Excessive feelings! Love is in the air in Jersey City as Valentine’s Day arrives! Kamala Khan may not be allowed to go to the school dance, but Ms. Marvel is! ... (Goodreads)

  17. If I Was Your Girl

    by Meredith Russo
    A trans girl's story of coming to terms with her identity while navigating her new life.

    A new kind of big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are. Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a ... (Goodreads)

  18. The Freedom Writers Diary

    by Erin Gruwell
    A true story of gritty inner-city teens who use writing to overcome obstacles and find a brighter future.

    As an idealistic 23-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with a ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

    by Lindy West
    A humorous and honest memoir about growing up as a woman, challenging societal norms.

    Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible–like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you--writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered ... (Goodreads)

  20. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal

    by G. Willow Wilson
    A teenage girl discovers her superpowers and struggles to balance her heroic and personal lives.

    Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she's suddenly empowered ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Chrysalids

    by John Wyndham
    A post-apocalyptic tale of survival and the struggle against oppressive forces.

    The inhabitants of post-apocalypse Labrador have vague knowledge of the "Old People", a technologically advanced civilization they believe was destroyed when God sent " Tribulation " to the world to ... (Wikipedia)

  22. The Invisible Boy

    by Trudy Ludwig
    Brian feels invisible and left out until a new kid comes to school and shows him kindness. A heartwarming story about friendship and inclusion.

    A simple act of kindness can transform an invisible boy into a friend… Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday ... (Goodreads)

  23. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

    by Brené Brown
    A journey to find true belonging in an age of increasing polarization.

    #1, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER - A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Dream of a Common Language

    by Adrienne Rich
    A collection of poems exploring the complexities of female identity, relationships, and the struggle for equality.

    "The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman's heart and mind in language for everybody–language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to. . . . ... (Goodreads)

  25. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

    by Phoebe Robinson
    A humorous exploration of race, identity, and the everyday microaggressions faced by black women.

    A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, which means ... (Goodreads)

  26. Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

    by Jessica Bennett
    A humorous and practical guide for women navigating sexism in the workplace, with tips and strategies for fighting back.

    A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Named a best book of 2016 by: Chicago Tribune, Refinery 29, Forbes, Bust, CEO Reads. It was a fight club—but without the fighting or the men. Every month, women ... (Barnes & Noble)

  27. Wishtree

    by Katherine Applegate
    An ancient oak tree tells the story of a community coming together to accept difference and promote understanding.

    The, New York Times-,bestselling story of kindness, friendship, and hope. ,, Trees can't tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . . Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

    by Naoki Higashida
    Insightful and moving exploration of life with autism from the perspective of a young boy.

    Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, ... (Goodreads)

  29. Rules

    by Cynthia Lord
    A young girl's attempt to make peace with her family's dynamic and her autistic brother.

    This Newbery Honor Book is a heartfelt and witty story about feeling different and finding acceptance–beyond the rules. Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible ... (Goodreads)

  30. Marcelo in the Real World

    by Francisco X. Stork
    A young man with Asperger's Syndrome navigates the challenges of the real world.

    Marcelo Sandoval, is a seventeen-year-old who hears music in his head as a result of mild autism , described as a " cognitive disorder " by his father. , He attends a school that caters to the needs ... (Wikipedia)

  31. A Place Called Here

    by Cecelia Ahern
    A teenage girl's magical journey to a mysterious place, on a mission to find her missing family.

    Sandy Shortt has been obsessed with finding things which have been lost, since her childhood rival Jenny-May Butler went missing . Having worked for the Garda , the police force of Ireland , she left ... (Wikipedia)

  32. The Very Lonely Firefly

    by Eric Carle
    A lonely firefly searches for companionship, mistaking various sources of light for other fireflies until finally finding its own kind.

    A VERY classic from Eric Carle, creator of, The Very Hungry Caterpillar,! When a very lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies, it sees a lantern, a candle, and the eyes ... (Goodreads)

  33. Hello, Universe

    by Erin Entrada Kelly
    A group of misfit kids navigate the wilderness and each other to find a missing boy.

    Winner of the 2018 Newbery Medal In one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways. Virgil Salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his loud and boisterous family. Valencia ... (Goodreads)

  34. Giraffes Can't Dance

    by Giles Andreae
    A giraffe learns to dance despite teasing from other animals.

    Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. At the Jungle Dance, the warthogs waltz, the chimps cha-cha, and the lions tango. "Giraffes can't dance," they ... (Goodreads)

  35. UnDivided

    by Neal Shusterman
    A group of teens set off on a journey across a broken nation to restore freedom and justice.

    Teens control the fate of America in the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman that Horn Book Magazine calls “ambitious, insightful, and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  36. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous

    by G. Willow Wilson
    Superheroine battles for justice, uncovering secrets about her family and her powers.

    She's your new favorite. She's everyone's new favorite. And now she's joining the big leagues. Look out world, Kamala Khan is officially an Avenger! But will being one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes be ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. Ms. Marvel

    by G. Willow Wilson
    Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager from Jersey City, discovers she has superpowers and becomes the new Ms. Marvel.

    Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City–until she is suddenly ... (Goodreads)

  38. Save Me a Seat

    by Sarah Weeks
    Two boys from different backgrounds navigate the first week of fifth grade, dealing with bullies and finding friendship.

    Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL.,Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved ... (Barnes & Noble)

  39. The Misfits

    by James Howe
    A group of outcast teenagers form an unlikely bond while navigating the challenges of adolescence and societal expectations.

    Kids who get called the worst names oftentimes find each other. That's how it was with us. Skeezie Tookis and Addie Carle and Joe Bunch and me. We call ourselves the Gang of Five, but there are only ... (Goodreads)

  40. The Story of Beautiful Girl

    by Rachel Simon
    A love story between two people with intellectual disabilities, on a journey to find home and belonging.

    It is 1968. Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African American deaf man, are locked away in an institution, the School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, and ... (Goodreads)

  41. Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

    by R.J. Palacio
    Collection of three stories exploring empathy, kindness, and understanding.

    WONDER, IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!,Over 8 million people have read the #1, New York Times, bestseller, Wonder, and have fallen in love with Auggie ... (Barnes & Noble)

  42. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

    by Richard G. Wilkinson
    The book argues that more equal societies lead to better outcomes for everyone, including improved health, education, and social mobility.

    A groundbreaking work on the root cause of our ills, which is changing the way politicians think. Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage ... (Goodreads)

  43. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

    by E. Lockhart
    A teenage girl's mission to challenge the status quo, finding her own power within a boys' club.

    Frankie Landau-Banks at age 14: Debate Club. Her father's "bunny rabbit." A mildly geeky girl attending a highly competitive boarding school. Frankie Landau-Banks at age 15: A knockout figure. A ... (Goodreads)

  44. Pluto

    by R.J. Palacio
    A heartwarming story about a boy with facial differences who navigates the challenges of middle school and learns the true meaning of friendship.

    Almost 2 million people have read the New York Times bestseller Wonder and fallen in love with Auggie Pullman. Last year readers were given a special look at another side of his story with The Julian ... (Goodreads)

  45. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    by Barbara Shook Hazen
    A story of an outcast reindeer overcoming adversity and gaining acceptance from his peers.

    When the sun starts setting sooner and frost begins to gather on your windows, sit down with a loved one to relive this timeless story of a slightly unusual winter creature with a very special ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Covenant

    by James A. Michener
    Epic saga of a South African family spanning generations, exploring the power of love, loyalty, and faith.

    Michener writes largely from the point of view of the Afrikaners, descendants of Dutch settlers and French Huguenot immigrants who traveled to South Africa to practice freedom of worship in the ... (Wikipedia)

  47. The Hundred Dresses

    by Eleanor Estes
    A story of bullying and kindness, teaching a lesson of compassion and acceptance.

    The book centres on Wanda Petronski, a poor and friendless Polish-American girl. Her teacher, although outwardly kind, puts Wanda in the worst seat in the classroom and does not say anything when her ... (Wikipedia)

  48. Amazing Grace

    by Mary Hoffman
    A young girl's exploration of religion, gender roles and racial injustice.

    Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace longs to play the lead, but her classmates point out ... (Goodreads)

  49. The Truth According to Us

    by Annie Barrows
    A story of a family in small-town America and the secrets they keep.

    In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck’s father, a United States senator, cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers’ Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days, ... (Goodreads)

  50. One Child

    by Torey L. Hayden
    A teacher's struggles to make a difference in the life of a disturbed child.

    This beautiful and deeply moving tale recounts educational psychologist Torey Hayden's battle to unlock the emotions of a troubled and sexually abused child who, with the help of Hayden, was finally ... (Goodreads)

  51. The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For

    by Alison Bechdel
    Collection of comics exploring the lives of queer women in all their complexity.

    From the author of Fun Home – the lives, loves, and politics of cult fav characters Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and others For twenty-five years Bechdel’s path-breaking Dykes ... (Goodreads)

  52. Each Kindness

    by Jacqueline Woodson
    A new girl arrives at school and is ignored by the narrator. The narrator learns a lesson about kindness when the new girl moves away.

    Each kindness makes the world a little better Chloe doesn't really know why she turns away from the new girl, Maya, when Maya tries to befriend her. And every time Maya asks if she can play with ... (Goodreads)

  53. Meet Addy: An American Girl

    by Connie Rose Porter
    Addy, a young girl born into slavery, escapes to freedom with her mother during the Civil War. She learns to navigate her new life in Philadelphia.

    Addy Walker's family is planning a dangerous escape from slavery in the summer of 1864. But before they can make the escape, the worst happens–Master Stevens decides to sell some of his slaves, ... (Goodreads)

  54. The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    by Jane Jacobs
    Exposes the flaws of urban planning, advocating for a more organic approach.

    A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great ... (Goodreads)

  55. The Saggy Baggy Elephant

    by Kathryn Jackson
    A tale of an elephant learning to accept and love her unique features.

    "A happy little elephant was dancing through the jungle ... But whenever he went one-two-three, his big feet pounded so that they shook the whole jungle...", After a parrot makes fun of Sooki's big ... (Goodreads)

  56. Tacky the Penguin

    by Helen Lester
    Tacky, an odd penguin, saves the day when hunters come to the penguin's home.

    Tacky’s the odd bird out among all his friends. Will this nonconformist teach old penguins some new tricks and help save the day? This hilarious series following the adventures of one superlative ... (Goodreads)

  57. Dumplin'

    by Julie Murphy
    A story of self-love and acceptance, challenging societal expectations and beauty standards.

    Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini ... (Goodreads)

  58. Sure of You

    by Armistead Maupin
    The sixth book in the Tales of the City series, following the lives of a group of friends in San Francisco during the AIDS epidemic.

    Set in 1988, three years after the previous novel, the tenants of 28 Barbary Lane have all left to pursue their lives. Recognizing that it has been a long time since she took a vacation, the ... (Wikipedia)

  59. The Backstagers, Vol. 1: Rebels Without Applause

    by James Tynion IV
    A group of misfit stage crew members discover a mysterious door leading to magical backstage world. They must navigate its dangers and secrets.

    All the world's a stage . . . but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic literally! When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he's taken in by the only ones who don't treat him ... (Goodreads)

  60. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

    by Samantha Irby
    Collection of humorous, honest essays exploring experiences of race, gender, and identity in modern society.

    Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. , "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into ... (Goodreads)

  61. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

    by Balli Kaur Jaswal
    An unlikely group of women come together to embrace their freedom and explore their sexuality.

    Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women’s lives at all ages—a spicy and alluring mix of, Together Tea, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. The New Kid on the Block

    by Jack Prelutsky
    A light-hearted poem about a new kid in the neighborhood, making friends and having fun.

    From beloved and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky come over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people—from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, to the very unexpected new kid! For fans of ... (Goodreads)

  63. Say What You Will

    by Cammie McGovern
    Amy, who has cerebral palsy, and Matthew, who has OCD, form an unlikely friendship and navigate the challenges of high school and first love.

    John Green's The Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park in this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel. Cammie McGovern's insightful young adult ... (Goodreads)

  64. A Silent Voice, Vol. 7

    by Yoshitoki Ōima

    「じゃーな、西宮」。硝子を庇って大けがを負い、眠り続ける将也。前を向くと決めた硝子は、絶望の中、壊してしまったものを取り戻そうと動き出す。バラバラになった仲間たちの「こえ」にそっと耳を澄ませる━━。繋がる想い。そして、再開した映画作り。時を刻み始めた彼らの世界に、待ち受ける未来は━━。 ... (Goodreads)

  65. This Is How It Always Is

    by Laurie Frankel
    A family's journey of acceptance and love, as they navigate their child's gender identity.

    New York Times, Bestseller The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick ,“Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected.” —Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book ... (Barnes & Noble)

  66. The Wednesday Sisters

    by Meg Waite Clayton
    Five women form a writing group in the 1960s and navigate the challenges of marriage, motherhood, and pursuing their dreams.

    When five young mothers—Frankie, Linda, Kath, Ally, and Brett—first meet in a neighborhood park in the late 1960s, their conversations center on marriage, raising children, and a shared love of ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Miracle Worker: A Play

    by William Gibson
    The story of a young girl's triumph over blindness and deafness, with the help of a devoted teacher.

    In Tuscumbia, Alabama , an illness renders infant Helen Keller blind , deaf , and consequently mute ( deaf-mute ). , Pitied and badly spoiled by her parents, Helen is taught no discipline and, by the ... (Wikipedia)

  68. The Days of Anna Madrigal

    by Armistead Maupin
    Anna Madrigal, the beloved transgender landlady, embarks on a road trip to revisit her past and confront her present.

    Anna Madrigal, the 92-year-old former landlady of 28 Barbary Lane, recalls her teen years as Andy Ramsay, the son of a brothel owner in Winnemucca, Nevada. Meanwhile in the present, Anna's longtime ... (Wikipedia)

  69. Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town

    by Warren St. John
    A soccer team made up of refugees in a small American town overcomes cultural barriers and discrimination to find success on and off the field.

    The extraordinary story of a refugee football team and the transformation of a small American town. Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement centre ... (Goodreads)

  70. Dawn and the Impossible Three

    by Ann M. Martin
    Dawn joins the Baby-sitters Club and faces challenges with a difficult client. She learns about responsibility, friendship, and communication.

    The hit series returns to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! As the newest member of the BSC, Dawn is eager to prove herself. So when a big job comes along, she jumps at the chance ... (Barnes & Noble)

  71. We Are All Welcome Here

    by Elizabeth Berg
    A mother and daughter navigate life in a small Mississippi town, with the help of a paralyzed caregiver.

    Elizabeth Berg, bestselling author of The Art of Mending and The Year of Pleasures, has a rare talent for revealing her characters' hearts and minds in a manner that makes us empathize completely. ... (Goodreads)

  72. Geography Club

    by Brent Hartinger
    A group of high school students form a secret club to explore their sexuality and identity.

    Russel Middlebrook is keeping a secret from his two best friends, Min, a bright Chinese American girl, and Gunnar, a bright and socially awkward boy. Neither of them knows he is gay and that he has ... (Wikipedia)

  73. We Are All Made of Molecules

    by Susin Nielsen
    Two very different middle schoolers become step-siblings and must navigate their new family dynamic.

    Thirteen-year-old Stewart is academically brilliant but socially clueless. Fourteen-year-old Ashley is the undisputed “It” girl in her class, but her grades stink. Their worlds are about to collide ... (Goodreads)

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