Heartstopper – Volume 3 by Alice Oseman

Available At: Chinook Trail (MS), Timberview

Categories : Cursing, LGBTQ+, Sexual, Violence

Description: A homosexual male and a bisexual male in a romantic relationship, go on a high school trip to Paris together.

YA Label?: Unknown

Notes: This book contains sexual activities involving kissing; alternate sexualities; alternate gender ideologies; references to homophobia and self-harm involving cutting; and profanity.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 11: The illustrations on the top and middle of the page depict two young men kissing in a school. “We’re gonna get caught one day…” “Kissing at school is still a terrible idea.”

Page 125: “I can’t wait to do it with you one day.” “Y-yeah.” The illustration on the middle of the page depicts two young men kissing.

Page 319: The illustration on the top of the page depicts a young man straddling another young man’s lap while sitting on a bed.

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