Cheer Up! Love and Pom Poms by Crystal Frasier

Available At: Timberview, Rampart

Categories : LGBTQ+

Description: Annie is a smart, antisocial lesbian starting her senior year of high school who’s under pressure to join the cheerleader squad to make friends and round out her college applications. Her former friend BeBe is a people-pleaser, a trans girl who must keep her parents happy with her grades and social life to keep their support of her transition.

YA Label?: Yes

Notes: This book contains LGBTQ themes and gender ideologies.

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

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Page: “Or my folks will make me go back to dressing like a boy” ‘Wait! What?!”

Page: “You shoulda bopped him. I was about to!” “Ugh. Then I’m the violent, weird trans girl making a scene. I’d rather just be quietly creeped on.”

Page: “…and about you, you little cross-dresser! And you are not going anywhere near my locker room.”

Page: Girl kissing transgender.

Page: “Did you want to kiss me last night because I’m not really a girl?”

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