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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
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Hoffman, Sarah, Hoffman, Ian, Case, Chris (Illustrator). Chicago, IL: Albert Whiteman & Company , 2014. (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 HOF 2014
Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who…
Title
Jacob's new dress
Author
Hoffman, Sarah
Hoffman, Ian
Case, Chris (Illustrator)
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Albert Whiteman & Company
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Hardcover: 32 pages
Topics
Gender Reassignment
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Children's Self-Identity
LGBT
Abstract
Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who don't identify with traditional gender roles.
ISBN
9780807563731
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 HOF 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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