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Not the Only One: Lesbian and Gay Fiction for Teens

Title

Not the Only One: Lesbian and Gay Fiction for Teens

Authors

Jane Summer

Publisher

Alyson

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781555838348

Pages

302 pages

Genre

realism

Format

anthology

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

This revised edition of Alyson's groundbreaking anthology for gay and lesbian teens features new original fiction which reflect both the tension and relief of being true to oneself. These stories provide hope and inspiration to gay and lesbian teenagers as they take the first exciting, often difficult steps toward accepting their sexuality and emerging from the shadows as open and proud individuals.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; Gender nonconformity; gay; gay teenagers; lesbian; lesbian teenagers; gender identity

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay males; lesbian females

Awards

Senior High Core Collection, Seventeenth Edition, 2007
Senior High School Library Catalog, Sixteenth Edition, 2005 Supplement, 2005

Keywords

prejudice; family acceptance; multiple stories; crushes; homophobia; romance; falling in love

Diversity Impact

direct

Not the Only One: Lesbian and Gay Fiction for Teens

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