Search Options

2 records – page 1 of 1.

Yee, Paul. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books , 2011. (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 YEE 2011
Ray Liu knows he should be happy. He lives in a big suburban house with all the latest electronic gadgets, and even finds plenty of time to indulge in his love of gaming. He needs the escape. It?s tough getting grades that will please his army veteran father, when speaking English is still a strugg…
Title
Money boy
Author
Yee, Paul
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Paperback, 184 p.
Topics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
LGBT
Young Adults
Abstract
Ray Liu knows he should be happy. He lives in a big suburban house with all the latest electronic gadgets, and even finds plenty of time to indulge in his love of gaming. He needs the escape. It?s tough getting grades that will please his army veteran father, when speaking English is still a struggle. And he can?t quite connect with his peers at high school -- Chinese immigrants like himself but who seem to have adjusted to North American life more easily.
Then comes the fateful day when his father accesses Ray?s internet account, and discovers Ray has been cruising gay websites. Before Ray knows what has hit him, his belongings have been thrown on the front lawn, and he has been kicked out.
Angry,defiant, Ray heads to downtown Toronto. In short order he is robbed, beaten up and seduced, and he learns the hard realities of life on the street. Could he really sell himself for sex? Lots of people use their bodies to make money -- athletes, actors, models, pop singers. If no one gets hurt, why should anyone care?
ISBN
9781554980932
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 YEE 2011
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail
Bray, Libba. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc. , 2012. (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 BRA 2012
The fifty contestants in the Miss Teen Dream Pageant thought this was going to be a fun trip to the beach, where they could parade in their state-appropriate costumes and compete in front of the cameras. But sadly, their airplane had another idea, crashing on a desert island and leaving the survivo…
Title
Beauty queens
Author
Bray, Libba
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback: 396 pages
Topics
Gender Reassignment
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Young Adults Sexuality
LGBT
Abstract
The fifty contestants in the Miss Teen Dream Pageant thought this was going to be a fun trip to the beach, where they could parade in their state-appropriate costumes and compete in front of the cameras. But sadly, their airplane had another idea, crashing on a desert island and leaving the survivors stranded with little food, little water, and practically no eyeliner.
What's a beauty queen to do? Continue to practice for the talent portion of the program?or wrestle snakes to the ground? Get a perfect tan?or learn to run wild? And what should happen when the sexy pirates show up?
ISBN
9780439895989
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 BRA 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail