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Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

In the Shadow of the Cities, A Novel

In the Shadow of the Cities, A Novel

Author: Laurel Solorzano Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2021

Scarlett would never kill her best friend, perhaps a Citizen if the situation called for it, but never Rhys. There are quite a few rules in the training center, but a few are the kind that are never broken. 1. Greens are not sent into Cities without officially being promoted to Blue. 2. Blues don't kill each other. So why is Scarlett being sent into a City without the proper training? And why does a bizarre, elderly male say Scarlett will kill Rhys? In the Shadow of the Cities details Scarlett's life in the training center before she is pulled unexpectedly into City life. Without the proper training, she is confused about these things called families and why the Citizens aren't grateful that she is keeping them safe. In this dystopian novel, In the Shadow of the Cities, the story is told not from a Citizen's point of view but from a Guard's. Why do the guards seem to tirelessly obey the government? How can they gun down Citizens mercilessly? Find out as you follow Scarlett on her journey into the Cities.

Living with Religion and Faith

Living with Religion and Faith

Author: Kevin Jennings Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/2021

Queer

Queer

Author: Coco Romack Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/2021

Words of Change: QUEER offers a curated collection of thought-provoking quotes and passages from the writings and speeches of activists and allies in the LGBTQIA+ community, with a focus on diverse and previously unheard voices. Compiled by activist and journalist Coco Romack, this highly giftable collection of stirring words is intended to enlighten, to prompt change, to provide encouragement, and to deepen readers' commitment to the movement. Celebrating activism, focusing on solutions, and avoiding apathy and pessimism, this book is an inspiration and a call to action. The back matter includes a brief bio for each person quoted to provide context for their life and work.

Bi the Way

Bi the Way

Author: Lois Shearing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2021

Whether you are openly bisexual, still figuring things out or just interested in learning more about bisexuality, Bi the Way is your essential guide to understanding and embracing bisexuality. With first-hand accounts from bi advocates, it includes practical tips and guidance on topics including dating, sex, biphobia, bi-erasure, coming out, activism and gender identity, demystifying a community that is often erased or overlooked. Rallying, honest and powerfully written, this must-read book is a manifesto for bisexual people everywhere and will empower you to live your most authentic bisexual life.

Young Adult's Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide

Young Adult's Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide

Author: Atlantic Publishing Group Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2021

Me and My World: My Friends

Me and My World: My Friends

Author: Sarah Ridley Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

This book is an ideal resource for exploring and discussing friendship relationships, exploring topics such as making friends, falling out, bullying, peer pressure, allyship, changing friendships and much more. Me and My World explores topics that are important to children aged 6 plus as they grow up. The text and illustrations provide lots of talking points and questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences. In the classroom, the books are great for exploring the topics in the RSE 2020 curriculum. The titles in the series are Being safe, My behaviour, My family, My friends, My growing body and Life online.

Dance On My Grave

Dance On My Grave

Author: Aidan Chambers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2021

Look out for 'Summer of 85', the movie based on Aidan Chambers's 1982 novel Dance on My Grave by groundbreaking French director Francois Ozon. 'The film is an opportunity to think about yourself, to think about your life, about your love, about your purpose... But mostly I just want people to enjoy this story as much as I did when I first discovered it.' Francois Ozon, Director in AnOther. Deftly captures the giddy thrill of first love but also hints that a gut-wrenching tragedy is coming. The result is an incredibly poignant film exploring how love and loss are often horribly intertwined. NME A sweet, gay romance that gradually morphs into something more suspenseful and macabre - Daily Telegraph Summer of '85 is a very memorable and charming film about young love. It's a film that will take you back to your first summer love. The Gay UK Life in his seaside town is uneventful for Hal Robinson, nothing unusual, exciting or odd ever happens to him - until now that is. Until the summer of his 16th birthday when he reaches a crossroads of choices in life. He foolishly takes a friend's boat for a day's sailing, gets into difficulty and is rescued by Barry Gorman. Their ensuing relationship results in a tumultuous summer for Hal as he experiences the intense emotions of his first teenage love.

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Author: Julie Murphy Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Return to the beloved world of Julie Murphy's #1 New York Times bestselling Dumplin'-now a popular Netflix feature film starring Jennifer Aniston-in this fabulously joyful, final companion novel about drag, prom, and embracing your inner Queen. Waylon Russell Brewer is a fat, openly gay boy stuck in the small West Texas town of Clover City. His plan is to bide his time until he can graduate, move to Austin with his twin sister, Clementine, and finally go Full Waylon so that he can live his Julie-the-hills-are-alive-with-the-sound-of-music-Andrews truth. So when Clementine deviates from their master plan right after Waylon gets dumped, he throws caution to the wind and creates an audition tape for his favorite TV drag show, Fiercest of Them All. What he doesn't count on is the tape getting accidentally shared with the entire school. . . . As a result, Waylon is nominated for prom queen as a joke. Clem's girlfriend, Hannah Perez, also receives a joke nomination for prom king. Waylon and Hannah decide there's only one thing to do: run-and leave high school with a bang. A very glittery bang. Along the way, Waylon discovers that there is a lot more to running for prom court than campaign posters and plastic crowns, especially when he has to spend so much time with the very cute and infuriating prom king nominee Tucker Watson. Waylon will need to learn that the best plan for tomorrow is living for today . . . especially with the help of some fellow queens. . . .

Sexualities AND Relationships

Sexualities AND Relationships

Author: John P Elia, Ivy Chen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2021

Pugtato, Let's Be Best Spuddies

Pugtato, Let's Be Best Spuddies

Author: Sophie Corrigan Format: Board book Release Date: 13/05/2021

What does it mean to be a best spuddy? Spend the day with Pugtato and his very best spuddies and find out! A best spuddy likes to play and listen, share, and give a helping hand. Spend time with Pugtato and his very best spuddies as they show us exactly how to be a best spuddy too. Pugtato, Let's Be Best Spuddies: Features adorable and silly illustrations by Sophie Corrigan Shows the youngest readers ages 0-4 how to be a good friend Written in delightful, giggle-inducing rhyming text Is great for discussions and story times focusing on friendship, sharing and helping others Check out another title in the series, Pugtato Finds a Thing.

I'm a Wild Seed

I'm a Wild Seed

Author: Sharon Lee De La Cruz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2021

A collection of lively autobiographical comics guiding the reader through an understanding of queerness and what it means to one woman of color. In this delightfully compelling full-color graphic memoir, the author shares her process of undoing the effects of a patriarchal, colonial society on her self-image, her sexuality, and her concept of freedom. Reflecting on the ways in which oppression was the cause for her late bloom into queerness, we are invited to discover people and things in the author's life that helped shape and inform her LGBTQ identity. And we come to an understanding of her holistic definition of queerness.

Dealing with Dating and Romance

Dealing with Dating and Romance

Author: H W Poole Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2021