Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You: A Novel (2009) By: Peter Cameron ISBN: 0312428162 $10.99 I believe that this is a good book to have in a collection for older children. It can help them personally if they are GLBT to know that there is hope for them later in life, and possibly give them something to look forward to for their future.
Guide to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Periodicals Collection - This is a physical collection of books that is held at San Jose State University. However, this database allows you to search it and find relevant items on GLBT issues. This would be good if you are looking for specific information in California, or you are having trouble finding information elsewhere. This would of course be a useful tool for teenagers and not children.
The English Girl by Daniel Silva - A straightforward hostage rescue morphs into a global geopolitical challenge for Gabriel Allon, Israeli super-spy and world-class art restorer. Stuffed with hyperbolic action, exotic locations, cold-blooded killers and cynical politicians, this is a diverting, slightly overlong, read - Amy Henry, aka Amy Cabernet Quilts.