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Dumbfounded: Big Money. Big Hair. Big Problems. Or Why Having It All Isn't for Sissies

Left by his mother to grow up with his Jewish grandparents on the Manhattan's Upper East Side, Rothschild describes his childhood and teen years as he remained continually in trouble both at home and at school because of his extravagant behavior.

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Finlater

This deeply affecting and openly sexual story of two boys in love -- Cliffy Douglas and Noah Baumgarten -- plays out among the disparities of home life and background during the 1970s homophobia and racial tension.

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Gravity

Brought up as a strict Orthodox Jew to believe that homosexuality is an abomination, 15-year-old Ellie Gold struggles with her sexual feelings for another girl -- set in Toronto in the late 1980s.

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Sister Mischief

Sixteen-year-old Esme is a witty, wisecracking out lesbian with a tight circle of accepting friends. Together they form a hip-hop crew called "Sister Mischief."

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The Keeping Quilt: 25th Anniversary Edition

In the 25th anniversary edition of this classic children's book, Polacco expands upon the earlier story of her celebrated family heirloom quilt. The current edition includes the role the quilt plays as a "huppa" (the traditional canopy) in the Jewish weddings of her straight son and her lesbian daughter.

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Wide Awake

In a future American when gay Jewish Abraham Stein is elected president, lovers Jimmy and Duncan join the throngs of people traveling to Topeka to protest the governor's threat to change votes.

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