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Abused, L.L. Bartlett and Lorraine Bartlett 

A Child Called It, Dave Pelzer

An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny,  Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski

A Piece of Cake, Cupcake Brown

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Novel by Betty Smith

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, Emily Bazelon

Close up, Szabina Dudevszky 

Crank, Ellen Hopkins 

Damaged, Cathy Glass

Do Father’s Matter, Paul Raeburn 

Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond

Finding Anna, Trish Kaye Lleone and Doris Parker Roberts

Glass, Ellen Hopkins

Growing up with a Schizophrenic Mother, Margaret, J. Brown

Healing the Incest Wound, Christine A. Courtois 

Hear These Voices, Anthony Allison

Impulse, Ellen Hopkins

In Their Own Voices, Rita James Simon

Loud in the House of Myself, Stacy Pershall 

No Such Thing as a Bad Kid, Charles D. Appelstein

One Kid at a Time, Jake Dekker 

One Small Boat, Kathy Harrison

Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline

Stop Crying, Kooper Salmo

Tell me everything: the story of a private investigation, Erika Krouse

That Mean Old Yesterday, Stacey Patton 

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz

The Deepest Well, Nadine Burke Harris

The Foster Parenting Toolbox, Kim Phagan-Hansel

The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
The Lost Children of Wilder, Nina Bernstein

Three Little Words, Ashley Rhodes-Courter

To the End of June, Cris Beam

Invisible Child, Amanda Elliott

LGBTQ Books

Non-fiction: https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/glbtq-youth

Fiction: https://www.abebooks.com/books/features/pride/30-LGBT-YA-books/

For Parents: https://bookriot.com/books-for-parents-of-lgbt-kids/

For Children: https://www.readbrightly.com/9-great-lgbtq-books-kids/

For educators: https://libguides.spsd.org/lgbtqeducation/educatorbooks

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