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2010-2019 CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Print Short Story

Don’t Call Me Crazy

Don’t Call Me Crazy is a collection of texts, essays and illustrations that focus on mental health issues. It raises the question of what it means to be crazy or whether the word crazy might even be offensive?

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Kelly Jensen, Victoria Schwab, Adam Silvera, Libba Bray, Esmé Weijun Wang, Yumi Sakugawa, Mike Jung, Meredith Russo, Stephanie Kuehn, S.E. Smith, Emery Lord, Sarah Hannah Gómez, Nancy Kerrigan, MILCK, Reid Ewing, S. Zainab Williams, Lisa Jakub, Hannah Bae, Monique Bedard, Gemma Correll, Heidi Heilig, Christine Heppermann, Shaun David Hutchinson, Ashley Holstrom, Mary Isabel, S. Jae-Jones, Susan Juby, Emily Mayberry, Amy Reed, Jessica Tremaine, Clint Van Winkle, Dior Vargas, Kristen Bell

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33803157-don-t-call-me-crazy?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=h6RWhF6EM9&rank=1

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Dont-Call-Me-Crazy-Conversation-ebook/dp/B079VZS8F9

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Print Short Story

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black enough is a collection of short stories that deal with the daily struggles of black teenagers across America. It shows diversity within diversity: immigrants, mixed race, poor and wealthy, rural and urban. From a high-class girl dating a boy who her family would never approve of to two girls kissing in Ireland – the collection includes captivating stories about what it means to be black in America.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Ibi Zoboi, Tracey Baptiste, Coe Booth, Dhonielle Clayton, Brandy Colbert, Jay Coles, Lamar Giles, Leah Henderson, Justina Ireland, Varian Johnson, Kekla Magoon, Tochi Onyebuchi, Jason Reynolds, Nic Stone, Liara Tamani, Renée Watson, Rita Williams-Garcia

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CEFR B1 CEFR B2 English Online Poetry

Trees

The poem by Mark Haddon deals with the issue of self-identity and asks the question of how does a person fit into this world? What makes a person a person? It is a poem that should show the good parts of life that are often forgotten within stressful times.

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Author(s): Mark Haddon

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

None of the Above

When Kristin finds out she is intersex, she has to deal with many difficulties concerning her body. However, not only her body but especially her identity is soon to be questioned. Although she was voted homecoming queen, got a scholarship for her dream college and is truly in love with her boyfriend, Kristen has to deal with unexpected twists and turns in her life.

Year of Release: 2015

Author(s): I.W. Gregorio

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22896551-none-of-the-above

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7374721.I_W_Gregorio

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/None-Above-I-W-Gregorio-ebook/dp/B00MEJP33E

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2010-2019 Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Watch us Rise

The two girls Chelsea and Jasmine want their voices to be heard. They start a Women’s Rights Club since they do not like how women are treated in their high school in NYC. With poetry, videos and responses to racial segregation they go viral and have to deal with online trolls. As if this wasn’t bad enough, the director of the school wants to shut the club down, when the girls try to do everything in their power to let their voices be heard.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Ellen Hagan, Renee Watson

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40025175-watch-us-rise

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4381088.Ren_e_Watson

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Watch-Us-Rise-Ren%C3%A9e-Watson-ebook/dp/B07MZM8LJT

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2020-today CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel

We are not from here

“We are not from here” is about three boys who take on a dangerous journey from Guatemala through Mexico in the hope of reaching the U.S. one day. After realizing that their hometown is not safe anymore, they follow the route of a freight train called La Bestia. All they have is one another when facing the dangerous unknown.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Jenny Torres Sanchez

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52419786-we-are-not-from-here

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Are-Here-Jenny-Torres-Sanchez-ebook/dp/B07WYVBJPW

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Stay Gold

For his senior year of high school, Pony switches schools after coming out as transgender and hopes for a new, fresh start. For her senior year, Georgia promised herself to not date anybody as it might interfere with her future after high school. When they meet on the first day of school, they lock eyes and everything changes.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Tobly McSmith

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52696771-stay-gold

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19100469.Tobly_McSmith

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Stay-Gold-English-Tobly-McSmith-ebook/dp/B07X1K27HS

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2010-2019 CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Hearts Unbroken

Louise Wolfe finds herself in difficult situations for being a Native teenager in a mostly white, middle-class town. Her first boyfriend disrespects Native people, the inclusive approach of their school musical drastically fails and she considers dating while being Native extremely hard. Will she and Joey, her co-editor of the school newspaper, be able to fall in love?

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Cynthia Leitich Smith

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Meet Cute Diary

Noah, a trans boy, believes to be an expert when it comes to romance. With his blog, the Meet Cute Diary, he invents stories about transgender love and helps trans readers all around the world to come out. However, when his blog is revealed to only include fictious stories, he gets himself into a fake relationship, which turns out to be very different from what he expected. He realizes that dating in real life is not quite the same as the love stories on his blog.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Emery Lee

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53180089-meet-cute-diary

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20210791.Emery_Lee

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2000-2009 CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Every Time a Rainbow Dies

Ever since Thulani’s mother passed away, he has been reserved and quiet. Thulani spends most of his time on the roof of their house where he takes care of his doves. While of the roof one day, he sees a young woman being assaulted in the alley next to their house. Thulani rescues her and takes her home. The girl explains that she doesn’t need him anymore, but Thulani can’t stop thinking about her.

Year of Release: 2002

Author(s): Rita Williams-Garcia

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/452238.Every_Time_a_Rainbow_Dies

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