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Where are Jack and Karen?

I must not be the only one watching Will & Grace reruns. Here are five recent(ish) books starring straight girls and their gay BFFs. You can find more Horn Book LGBTQIA+ resources here (we just can’t get with QUILTBAG).

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You and Me and Him by Kris Dinnison (Houghton)
Weird Girl and What’s His Name by Meagan Brothers (Three Rooms)
Beyond Clueless by Linas Alsenas (Amulet/Abrams)
Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa (Balzer + Bray/Harper)
A Step Toward Falling by Cammie McGovern (HarperTeen)

Elissa Gershowitz About Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College and a BA from Oberlin College.

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