Celebrate Pride Month!

We've cultivated a book list for all ages featuring important historical LGBTQ+ writers and contemporary creators alike. You'll find novels about LGBTQ+ characters, non-fiction about Queer history and important civil rights leaders, picture books about all kinds of families, and even fantastic board books about gender identity. But this list is definitely not exhaustive! It just shows some of our favorite fiction and non-fiction by or about LGBTQ+ folks, and we're proud to say these books are on our shelves year-round, not just for this one month of the year. 

 

A Little Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.


Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris, this groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is "a book that belongs in the top rank of fiction" (The Atlantic).

In the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. 


The Color Purple: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143135692
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Published: Penguin Books - December 10th, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


Untamed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984801258
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Published: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club Pick)


A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Books of the Decade

One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593329191
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 8th, 2021

FEATURED ON THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE AS A 2021 NEXT GENERATION LEADER

A once-in-a-generation voice.” – Vulture


“One of our greatest living writers.” – Shondaland


The Paying Guests Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633928
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

The “volcanically sexy” (USA Today)   bestseller about a widow and her daughter who take a young couple into their home in 1920s London.
 


Gender: A Graphic Guide Cover Image
By Meg-John Barker, Jules Scheele (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781785784521
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Published: Icon Books - January 14th, 2020

Join the creators of Queer: A Graphic History ('Could totally change the way you think about sex and gender' VICE) on an illustrated journey of gender exploration.


Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793835
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Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

The celebrated New York Times Bestseller

A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York TimesNPRThe New YorkerTIMEWashington PostOprahmag.comThrillistShelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.


With Teeth: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593191507
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 1st, 2021

“A gripping read…Unabashedly queer, probing and unafraid…Exceedingly engaging.” –USA Today

“Sublimely weird, fluently paced, brazenly funny and gayer still, and it richly deserves to find readers.” –New York Times


One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT #1 INDIE BESTSELLER*


From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...


Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

* Instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller *
* GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER for BEST DEBUT and BEST ROMANCE of 2019 *

* BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR* for VOGUE, NPR, VANITY FAIR, and more! *

What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?


The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics: Feminine Pursuits Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062931795
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Published: Avon Impulse - July 23rd, 2019

As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover’s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn’t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that she knows where to go. Showing up at the Countess’ London home, she hoped to find a challenge, not a woman who takes her breath away.


Anne Bentley Love Lives Here 1000 Piece Puzzle Cover Image
By Galison, Anne Bentley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735355996
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Published: Galison - June 19th, 2018

Anne Bentley Love Lives Here 1000 Piece Puzzle from Galison features inspiring artwork and quotes, such as "Be Kind Rain or Shine", "We Go High", "Love Lives Here", and more.
- Assembled puzzle size: 20 x 27''
- Box: 8.25 x 11.25 x 2''
- Includes informational insert about artist and image


$24.00
SKU: 670983114355
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Amuseable Rainbow loves everybody, and welcomes one and all for big, colourful hugs! With pastel stripes in peach, yellow and turquoise, cordy arms and a goofy smile, this squishy rainbow brightens up the day. A cutie full of pride!


$18.00
SKU: 5060228825361
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Pebble products are made entirely by hand with natural materials and as such there will be slight variations in size, colour and design in line with the unique nature of this product.

Materials: 100% cotton with 100% polyester fill. This toy has a rattle.

Size: length approx. 19cm, width approx. 10cm


Love Makes a Family Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525554226
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Published: Dial Books - December 24th, 2018

This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family . . . and that's LOVE.


My Two Dads and Me Cover Image
By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525580102
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Celebrate Pride every day with this adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of gay fathers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two dads.


My Two Moms and Me Cover Image
By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525580126
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Celebrate Pride every day with this adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of lesbian mothers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two moms.


Families Belong Cover Image
By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593222768
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - September 1st, 2020

A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of families being - and belonging - together.

Families belong
Together like a puzzle
Different-sized people
One big snuggle


Rosa Plays Ball Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781786281265
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Published: Child's Play International - October 1st, 2018

Let's find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child.


Clive and His Art (All about Clive #4) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781846438837
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Published: Child's Play International - July 1st, 2016

Meet Clive - and his imagination Clive loves all kinds of art. He likes looking at it, making it and sharing it with his friends. A gentle, affectionate book, celebrating diversity and challenging gender stereotypes.


Clive Is a Librarian (Clive's Jobs #4) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781846439896
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Published: Child's Play International - December 1st, 2017

What will Clive be today? Follow Clive and his friends as they explore the many things a librarian does in a day. Role-play is crucial to a child's positive development, boosting language and social skills, and building self-confidence. This humorous and caring interaction of an inclusive group of playmates will inspire young readers to create their own diverse roles, free of gender stereotypes.


Clive and His Bags (All about Clive) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781846438844
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Published: Child's Play International - July 1st, 2016

Meet Clive - and his imagination Clive loves his collection of bags, and each one suggests a different adventure. He enjoys playing with them, and sharing them with his friends. A gentle, affectionate book, celebrating diversity and challenging gender stereotypes.


Rosa Loves Cars Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781786281258
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Published: Child's Play International - October 1st, 2018

Let's find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child.


Rosa Loves Dinosaurs Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781786281241
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Published: Child's Play International - October 1st, 2018

Let's find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child.


Mommy, Mama, and Me Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781582462639
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Published: Tricycle Press - June 9th, 2009

A heartwarming board books about gay parents! A great purchase for new parents and new babies alike, and the perfect gift to show your love for mommy, mama and more!


Daddy, Papa, and Me Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781582462622
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Published: Tricycle Press - June 9th, 2009

A heartwarming board books about gay parents! A great purchase for new parents and new babies alike, and the perfect gift to show your love for daddy, pappa and more!


Pink Is for Boys Cover Image
By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780762475520
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 18th, 2021

An empowering and educational board book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.


Prince & Knight Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781499810950
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Published: little bee books - April 28th, 2020

"Victorious . . .


How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501132742
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives—winner of the Kirkus Prize and the Stonewall Book Award—is a “moving, bracingly honest memoir” (The New York Times Book Review) written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.

One of the best books of the year as selected by The New York Times; The Washington Post


Stay Gold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062943170
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Published: HarperTeen - May 26th, 2020

Debut author Tobly McSmith delivers a coming-of-age teen love story about a transgender boy who’s going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she’s counting down the days until graduation. Perfect for fans of David Levithan, Becky Albertalli, and Jenny Han.


The Gravity of Us Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547605682
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 2nd, 2021

"I'm so starry-eyed for this wise, romantic gem of a book." - Becky Albertalli, bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

In this smart, heart-warming YA debut perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, two teens find love when their lives are uprooted for their parents' involvement in a NASA mission to Mars.


The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062382818
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018

A Kirkus Prize nominee and Stonewall Honor winner with 5 starred reviews! A New York Times bestseller!

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR and the New York Public Library!


Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781442408937
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world.


Last Night at the Telegraph Club Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555254
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

A Finalist for the National Book Award

"Proof of Malinda Lo's skill at creating darkly romantic tales of love in the face of danger."—O: The Oprah Magazine

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine

"Restrained yet luscious."—Sarah Waters, bestselling author of Tipping the Velvet


Cemetery Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas's New York Times-bestselling paranormal YA debut Cemetery Boys, described by Entertainment Weekly as "groundbreaking."

Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him.


Pumpkin (Dumplin') Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062880451
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 25th, 2021

Return to the beloved world of Julie Murphy’s #1 New York Times bestselling Dumplin’—now a popular Netflix feature film starring Jennifer Anistonin this fabulously joyful, final companion novel about drag, prom, and embracing your inner Queen.


She Drives Me Crazy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250209153
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 20th, 2021

“A little sweet, a little sharp.” —Booklist, starred review

High school nemeses fall in love in Kelly Quindlen's She Drives Me Crazy, a queer YA rom com perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and Casey McQuiston.


You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338503296
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

A TIME Magazine Best YA Book of All Time

A Stonewall Honor Book

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.


The Passing Playbook Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815408
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Published: Dial Books - June 1st, 2021

Love, Simon meets Bend It Like Beckham in this feel-good contemporary romance about a trans athlete who must decide between fighting for his right to play and staying stealth.


You Know Me Well: A Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250809636
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Published: Wednesday Books - June 1st, 2021

A special edition of the critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ romance, now with bonus material from bestselling authors Nina LaCour and David Levithan.

You Know Me Well
is a deeply honest story about navigating the joys and heartaches of first love, one truth at a time.


What If It's Us Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062795236
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Published: HarperTeen - May 5th, 2020

A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller!

Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart.


Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062348685
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2016

Now a major motion picture: Love, Simon, starring Nick Robinson and Katherine Langford!

William C. Morris Award Winner: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year * National Book Award Longlist

"A remarkable gift of a novel."—Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle


The Black Flamingo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062990303
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 25th, 2021

Stonewall Book Award Winner * A Time Magazine Best YA Book Of All Time

A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.


Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626722590
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Published: First Second - May 7th, 2019

One of FORBES Best Graphic Novels of 2019
On BCCB 2019 Blue Ribbons List
One of NPR's Best Books of 2019
Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice
One of Bitch Media’s Best Queer YA Novels of 2019


Princess Princess Ever After Cover Image
By K. O'Neill, K. O'Neill (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781620107140
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Published: Oni Press - March 3rd, 2020

Available for the first time in paperback, Princess Princess Ever After is the award-winning, queer graphic novel from K.


Fantastic Tales of Nothing Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062839473
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 17th, 2020

In the first book of this full-color fantasy graphic novel series filled with humor and hijinks, the fate of the land of Nothing hinges on Nathan and an unlikely team of magical beings to save the day—perfect for fans of Amulet and Estranged.


The Cardboard Kingdom Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524719388
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity.


The Midwinter Witch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338540550
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Published: Graphix - November 5th, 2019

The acclaimed graphic novel world of The Witch Boy and The Hidden Witch comes to a thrilling conclusion in this story of friendship, family, and finding your true power.

Magic has a dark side . . .Aster always looks forward to the Midwinter Festival, a reunion of the entire Vanissen family that includes competitions in witchery and shapeshifting.


The Witch Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338089516
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Published: Graphix - October 31st, 2017

From the illustrator of the web comic Strong Female Protagonist comes a debut middle-grade graphic novel about family, identity, courage -- and magic.

In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . .


George (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

The unforgettable debut from Stonewall Award Winner Alex Gino.

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

When people look at Melissa, they think they see a boy named George. But she knows she's not a boy.


Rick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338048100
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 21st, 2020

From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend.

Rick's never questioned much. He's gone along with his best friend Jeff even when Jeff's acted like a bully and a jerk.


One True Way Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338181746
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 28th, 2019

A heartening story of two girls who discover their friendship is something more. But how, among their backward town, will Sam and Allie face what they know is true about themselves?

Welcome to Daniel Boone Middle School in the 1970s, where teachers and coaches must hide who they are, and girls who like girls are forced to question their own choices.


Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316535458
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

For fans of Erin Entrada Kelly and Ali Benjamin comes a poignant yet hopeful novel about a girl navigating grief, trauma, and friendship, from Ashley Herring Blake, the award-winning author of Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World.

Hazel Bly used to live in the perfect house with the perfect family in sunny California.


The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316515542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

Twelve-year-old Sunny St. James navigates heart surgery, reconnecting with her lost mother, first kisses, and emerging feelings for another girl in this stunning, heartfelt novel.


Too Bright to See Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593111154
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Published: Dial Books - April 20th, 2021

A National Book Award Finalist
 
"A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review


Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525517542
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Published: Puffin Books - April 27th, 2021

In this new novel from Greg Howard, an enterprising boy starts his own junior talent agency and signs a thirteen-year-old aspiring drag queen as his first client. Now in paperback.


When Aidan Became a Brother Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148372
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 4th, 2019

2020 Stonewall Book Award
White Raven 2020 Selection

This sweet #ownvoices picture book celebrates the changes in a transgender boy's life, from his initial coming-out to becoming a big brother.

Winner of the 2020 Stonewall Book Award


It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity Cover Image
By Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250302953
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 4th, 2019

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni.

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.


Jack (Not Jackie) Cover Image
By Erica Silverman, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499807318
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Published: little bee books - October 9th, 2018

In this heartwarming picture book, a big sister realizes that her little sister, Jackie, doesn't like dresses or fairies-she likes ties and bugs! Will she and her family be able to accept that Jackie identifies more as "Jack"?

Susan thinks her little sister Jackie has the best giggle!


What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns Cover Image
By Katherine Locke, Anne Passchier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316542067
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Follow Ari through their neighborhood as they try to find their words in this sweet, accessible introduction to gender-inclusive pronouns that is perfect for readers of all ages.  Whenever Ari's Uncle Lior comes to visit, they ask Ari one question: "What are your words?" Some days Ari uses she/her. Other days Ari uses he/him.


Bodies Are Cool Cover Image
By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112625
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Published: Dial Books - June 1st, 2021

This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.
 


Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062947758
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Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 2020

One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused illustrated biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of hu


What Was Stonewall? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786007
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 12th, 2019

How did a spontaneous protest outside of a New York City bar fifty years ago spark a social movement across America? Find out about the history of LGBTQ rights in this Who HQ title.


Who Is RuPaul? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593222690
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 11th, 2021

Learn how this Emmy-winning host, producer, and television personality became the world's most famous drag queen.


Who Was Harvey Milk? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792787
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 19th, 2020

Learn about one of the most influential leaders in the fight for gay rights.


Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811216
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Published: little bee books - April 27th, 2021

This follow-up to Prince & Knight is an inclusive, modern fairy tale for young readers!

Praise for Prince & Knight:
"Victorious . . .


Our Subway Baby Cover Image
By Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525427544
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Published: Dial Books - September 15th, 2020

This gentle and incredibly poignant picture book tells the true story of how one baby found his home.

"Some babies are born into their families. Some are adopted. This is the story of how one baby found his family in the New York City subway."


A Queer History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People #1) Cover Image
By Michael Bronski, Richie Chevat (Adapted by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807056127
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Published: Beacon Press - June 11th, 2019

Named one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 by School Library Journal

Queer history didn’t start with Stonewall. This book explores how LGBTQ people have always been a part of our national identity, contributing to the country and culture for over 400 years.


Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781942186489
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Published: Zest Books - October 1st, 2019

Teen life is hard enough with all of the pressures kids face, but for teens who are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender), it’s even harder. When do you decide to come out? To whom? Will your friends accept you?


The New Queer Conscience (Pocket Change Collective) Cover Image
By Adam Eli, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593093689
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020

Pocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space. Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. And this is your invitation to join us.

"The new manifesto for how we as queer people could and should navigate the world. It's the holding hand I never had--but wish I did."--Troye Sivan, Golden Globe nominated-singer, songwriter, and actor


Beyond the Gender Binary (Pocket Change Collective) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593094655
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020

Pocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space. Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. And this is your invitation to join us.

"Thank God we have Alok. And I'm learning a thing or two myself."--Billy Porter, Emmy award-winning actor, singer, and Broadway theater performer


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338129311
Availability: Backordered
Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.

Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.


King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.


Drama Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545326995
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters!

Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing.


Boy Meets Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375832994
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Published: Ember - May 10th, 2005

This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: The cheerleaders ride Harleys, the homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl (she now prefers Infinite Darlene and is also the star quarterback), and the gay-straight alliance was formed to help the straight kids learn how to dance.