Rick's never questioned much. He's gone along with his best friend Jeff even when Jeff's acted like a bully and a jerk. He's let his father joke with him about which hot girls he might want to date even though that kind of talk always makes him uncomfortable. And he hasn't given his own identity much thought, because everyone else around him seemed to have figured it out.
But now Rick's gotten to middle school, and new doors are opening. One of them leads to the school's Rainbow Spectrum club, where kids of many genders and identities congregate, including Melissa, the girl who sits in front of Rick in class and seems to have her life together. Rick wants...
Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. Their first novel, Melissa, was a winner of the Children's Stonewall Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Children's Choice Book Award.
The Bravest Knight who Ever Lived
hardcover Synopsis Knights, dragons, and princesses are the things all good fairytales are made of, but what happens when the tale has an LGBTQ ending?...
Leo's Lavender Skirt
hardcover Synopsis A reflection about the traditions and divisions between boy and girl's clothing. Why can’t we dress as we like? Leo loves to wear...
Mi sombra es rosa / My Shadow Is Pink
hardcover Synopsis Un libro inspirador sobre atreverse a ser diferente y tener el valor de ser uno mismo.La sombra de mi papá más azul no...