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Hubert, Caillou, Marie (Illustrator), Homel, David (Translator). Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press , 2014. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GA 600 HUB 2014
A bittersweet graphic novel about a nerdy teenaged boy who falls in love with the cool kid at school. ; Adrian isn't very happy these days. He lives in a small town and goes to a Catholic high school. He wears glasses, secretly reads philosophy books, and wishes he had more muscles. He's dogged by …
Title
Adrian and the tree of secrets
Author
Hubert
Caillou, Marie (Illustrator)
Homel, David (Translator)
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Arsenal Pulp Press
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Paperback: 125 pages
Topics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Young Adults Sexuality
LGBT
Abstract
A bittersweet graphic novel about a nerdy teenaged boy who falls in love with the cool kid at school.
Adrian isn't very happy these days. He lives in a small town and goes to a Catholic high school. He wears glasses, secretly reads philosophy books, and wishes he had more muscles. He's dogged by a strict mother, bullied by fellow players on the soccer field, and chastised by the school principal, who considers rumors about Adrian being gay as a sign that he is "ill." But Jeremy, the coolest kid at school, thinks otherwise; he takes Adrian on scooter trips, where they end up in Jeremy's secret treehouse stealing kisses. Adrian finds himself falling in love, until Jeremy's girlfriend rats them out, sending Jeremy into a tailspin of embarrassment. What will become of Adrian?
Adrian and the Tree of Secrets is a poignant, beautifully illustrated graphic novel about first love, growing up, and having the courage to be true to yourself.
ISBN
9781551525563
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GA 600 HUB 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Walliams, David, Blake, Quentin, illustrator. London: HarperCollins , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 WAL 2008
Everybody needs friends - especially a boy in a dress! ; Dennis' life is boring and lonely. His mother left two years ago, his truck driver father is depressed, his brother is a bully and, worst of all, no hugging is one of their household rules. But one thing Dennis does have is soccer. He's the l…
Title
The boy in the dress
Author
Walliams, David
Blake, Quentin, illustrator
Place
London
Publisher
HarperCollins
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Softcover: 232 p.
Topics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Children's Self-Identity
LGBT
Abstract
Everybody needs friends - especially a boy in a dress!
Dennis' life is boring and lonely. His mother left two years ago, his truck driver father is depressed, his brother is a bully and, worst of all, no hugging is one of their household rules. But one thing Dennis does have is soccer. He's the leading scorer on his team. Oh, and did we mention his secret passion for fashion?
When Dennis' friend Lisa discovers his stash of Vogue magazines, she convinces him to vamp it up and wear a dress to school. But in class, his hilarious hijinks as "Denise" are brought to a screeching halt when the headmaster discovers his secret and delivers the worst punishment of all -Dennis is expelled from school and therefore forbidden to play in the soccer Final Cup!
Can the team win the most important game of the year without their star player? And, more importantly, will Dennis gain the love and respect of his friends and family, even in a dress?
ISBN
9780007279043
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 WAL 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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