about me   my books

The Full Spectrum

A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they’re looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to…

Marly's Ghost

A Valentine’s Day retelling of the Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol Illustrated by Brian Selznick When Ben’s girlfriend, Marly, dies, he feels his life is over. What could possibly matter now when Marly is gone? So when Valentine’s Day approaches, it makes…

Are We There Yet?

How to deal with a brother, in many hard and funny steps, starting with a trip to Italy. Sixteen-year-old Elijah is completely mellow and his 23-year-old brother Danny is completely not, so it’s no wonder they can barely tolerate one another….

The Realm of Possibility

Twenty kids. One school. Many, many intersections. Here’s what I know about the realm of possibility— it is always expanding, it is never what you think it is. Everything around us was once deemed impossible. From the airplane overhead to…

Boy Meets Boy

A dippy happy gay teen book. This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: The cheerleaders ride Harleys, the homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl (she now prefers Infinite Darlene and is…