Books/Print materials

 Advocates for Youth

  • Brochures
  • Multiple topics; can be downloaded or ordered


 Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen

  • Biography by Arin Andrews with Joshua Lyon
  • This informative and easy to read biography tells the story of a young transman, Arin Andrews.


Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition

  • Biography by Katie Rain Hill with Ariel Schrag
  • This insightful biography tells the story of a young transwoman, Katie Hill. 

Note: the above books work well together because the subjects know each other.


“Rainbow” and “Over the Rainbow”

  • books from ALA/GLBT Round Table


Martin, H.J., & Murdock, J.R. (2007). Serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman.


Lowery, S. (2010)(Ed.). Kicked Out. Ypsilanti, MI: Homofactus Press.

  • Collection of essays by young people who experienced homelessness


Early, J.R. (2008). Streetchild: An unpaved passage. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

  • Autobiography based on the author’s life on the streets as a young person


Brill, S.A., & Pepper, R. (2008). The transgender child: A handbook for families and professionals. Berkeley, CA: Cleis Press.

  • Outstanding parenting book with real life stories


Young, P. S. (2013). Anybody’s daughter. Artesia, CA: Goldman House Publishing.

  • Novel about a young girl ensnared in human sex trafficking.