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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. 

 

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A Little Life By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES 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.


A Brief History of Seven Killings (Booker Prize Winner): A Novel By Marlon James Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

Winner of the Booker Prize

One of the New York Times’s 100 Best Books of the 21st Century

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

One of The Atlantic’s Great American Novels of the Past 100 Years


The Paying Guests By Sarah Waters Cover Image
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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.
 


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

Read the original inspiration for the new, boldly reimagined film from producers Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg, starring Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, and Fantasia Barrino.


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

A New York Times bestseller • Nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction • Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling


One Last Stop By Casey McQuiston 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 By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
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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 Guncle By Steven Rowley Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525542308
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 5th, 2022

Winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor
National Bestseller • Wall Street Journal Bestseller • USA Today Bestseller
An NPR Book of the Year
Finalist for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards


With Teeth: A Novel By Kristen Arnett Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593191521
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 31st, 2022

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, VOGUEMARIE CLAIRE, READER'S DIGEST, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

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


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

From one of the most brilliant and provocative literary figures of the past century comes a groundbreaking novel set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris, about love and the fear of love—“a book that belongs in the top rank of fiction” (The Atlantic).

One of The Atlantic’s Great American Novels of the Past 100 Years


Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942869
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The award-winning author of The Miseducation of Cameron Post makes her adult debut with this highly imaginative and original horror-comedy centered around a cursed New England boarding school for girls—a wickedly whimsical celebration of the art of storytelling, sapphic love, and the rebellious female spirit.


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Mostly Dead Things By Kristen Arnett 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.


The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics: Feminine Pursuits By Olivia Waite 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.


Call Me Cassandra: A Novel By Marcial Gala, Anna Kushner (Translated by) Cover Image
By Marcial Gala, Anna Kushner (Translated by)
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780374602017
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 11th, 2022

Finalist for the 2023 PEN Translation Prize and the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction

“Dazzling." —Marcela Valdes, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)

"A spellbinding novel by one of the best writers of the Americas." —Junot Díaz, author of This is How You Lose Her


Inseparable: A Never-Before-Published Novel By Simone de Beauvoir, Sandra Smith (Translated by), Margaret Atwood (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Simone de Beauvoir, Sandra Smith (Translated by), Margaret Atwood (Introduction by)
$26.99
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ISBN: 9780063075047
Published: Ecco - September 7th, 2021

Finalist for the French-American Florence Gould Translation Prize

A novel by the iconic Simone de Beauvoir of an intense and vivid girlhood friendship that, unpublished in her lifetime, displays “Beauvoir's genius as a fiction writer” (Wall Street Journal


Gender: A Graphic Guide (Graphic Guides) By Meg-John Barker, Jules Scheele (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meg-John Barker, Jules Scheele (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781785784521
Published: Icon Books - November 7th, 2019

'An outstanding work' - CN Lester, author of Trans Like Me









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. 







How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir By Saeed Jones Cover Image
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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


Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593329207
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 7th, 2022

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


I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir By Harvey Fierstein Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593320525
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Published: Knopf - March 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A poignant and hilarious memoir from the cultural icon, gay rights activist, and four-time Tony Award–winning actor and playwright, revealing never-before-told stories of his personal struggles and conflict, of sex and romance, and of his fabled career


Untamed By Glennon Doyle 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)


The Hidden Case of Ewan Forbes: And the Unwritten History of the Trans Experience By Zoë Playdon Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9781982139469
Published: Scribner - November 2nd, 2021

The life story of an aristocratic Scottish trans man and the secret 1968 legal case that provides “a fascinating look into the changing landscape of trans rights” (Library Journal) throughout history.

Ewan Forbes was born to a wealthy, landowning family, holders of a baronetcy, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 1912.


Love Makes a Family By Sophie Beer 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 By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator) 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 By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator) 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.


Pink Is for Boys By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator) 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 By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781499810950
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Published: little bee books - April 28th, 2020

"Victorious . . .


Dolls and Trucks Are for Everyone By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780762478118
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 3rd, 2022

From the author and illustrator of Pink Is for Boys comes an empowering board book that teaches kids and adults alike that gender cannot define who you are or want to become.

Dolls and trucks are for boys and girls and everyone, as are fabric and wood, flutes and drums, hockey and figure skating, and many more.


Being You: A First Conversation About Gender (First Conversations) By Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Anne/Andy Passchier (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593382646
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - August 17th, 2021

Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.


Families Belong By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator)
$8.99
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


Mommy, Mama, and Me By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
$8.99
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 By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
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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!


Clive and His Art (All about Clive #4) By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
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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) By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$6.99
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) By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator) 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 By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
$6.99
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 By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Spanyol, Jessica Spanyol (Illustrator)
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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.


It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity By Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator)
$18.99
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) By Erica Silverman, Holly Hatam (Illustrator) 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 By Katherine Locke, Anne Passchier (Illustrator) 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.


Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) 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 . . .


Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536211511
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A little girl stays home with Mama when Mommy goes off on a work trip in this tender, inviting story that will resonate with every child who has missed a parent.


Julián Is a Mermaid By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690458
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

Winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Award

In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.


Calvin By JR Ford, Vanessa Ford, Kayla Harren (Illustrator) Cover Image
By JR Ford, Vanessa Ford, Kayla Harren (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593108673
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

In this joyful and impactful picture book, a transgender boy prepares for the first day of school and introduces himself to his family and friends for the first time.


Alice Austen Lived Here By Alex Gino Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338733891
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 7th, 2022

From the award-winning author of Melissa, a phenomenal novel about queerness past, present, and future.

Sam is very in touch with their own queer identity. They're nonbinary, and their best friend, TJ, is nonbinary as well. Sam's family is very cool with it...


King and the Dragonflies (Scholastic Gold) By Kacen Callender Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129342
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 3rd, 2022

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!


Drama: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338801897
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Published: Graphix - December 7th, 2021

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

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.


The Cardboard Kingdom: (A Graphic Novel) By Chad Sell Cover Image
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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: A Graphic Novel (The Witch Boy Trilogy #3) By Molly Knox Ostertag Cover Image
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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: A Graphic Novel (The Witch Boy Trilogy #1) By Molly Knox Ostertag 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 . . .


Princess Princess Ever After By K. O'Neill, K. O'Neill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By K. O'Neill, K. O'Neill (Illustrator)
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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 By Alejandra Green, Fanny Rodriguez Cover Image
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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.


Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy By ND Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Gus A. Allen (Illustrator), Grace Ellis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608866878
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Published: BOOM! Box - April 7th, 2015

Five best friends spending the summer at Lumberjane scout camp...defeating yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons...what’s not to love?!

Friendship to the max! Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!


The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
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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--perfect for fans of Erin Entrada Kelly.   When Sunny St.


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) By Kacen Callender Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129311
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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.


Too Bright to See By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111154
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Published: Dial Books - April 20th, 2021

A Newbery Honor Book • Winner of the Stonewall Book Award  • A National Book Award Finalist

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

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The Civil War of Amos Abernathy By Michael Leali Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063119864
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Published: HarperCollins - June 7th, 2022

An ALA Rainbow Book List Top 10 Selection * Golden Kite Award Winner * New York Public Library Best Books for Kids * ALA Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth * Jane Addams Award finalist * Lambda Literary Award Finalist


Different Kinds of Fruit By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111185
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Published: Dial Books - April 12th, 2022

In this funny and hugely heartfelt novel from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Too Bright to See, a sixth-grader's life is turned upside down when she learns her dad is trans


Small Town Pride By Phil Stamper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063118782
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Published: HarperCollins - May 31st, 2022

From acclaimed author Phil Stamper (The Gravity of Us and As Far as You’ll Take Me) comes a poignant coming-of-age, contemporary middle grade debut novel about finding your place, using your voice, and the true meaning of pride. Perfect for fans of Rick by Alex Gino and The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy.


Red: A Crayon's Story By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062252074
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone.


My Moms Love Me By Anna Membrino, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anna Membrino, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338811964
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Published: Orchard Books - March 1st, 2022

Cuddle up and celebrate love in this picture book that shines a spotlight on LGBTQ+ moms!

“A hug from Mommy, warm and tight.

A squeeze from Mama feels just right.

This is how my mommies say,

‘We love you, baby, night and day!”’

Two mommies share a perfect day with their little one in this joyful picture book!


When Aidan Became a Brother By Kyle Lukoff, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781620148372
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 4th, 2019

Stonewall Book Award Winner - American Library Association (ALA)

This sweet and groundbreaking picture book, winner of the 2020 Stonewall Book Award, celebrates the changes in a transgender boy's life, from his initial coming-out to becoming a big brother.


Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk! By Greg Howard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525517542
Published: Nancy Paulsen 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.


One True Way By Shannon Hitchcock 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.


Too Bright to See By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593111178
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

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


Rick By Alex Gino Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338048117
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 7th, 2022

From the award-winning author of Melissa, 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.


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

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.


Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316535472
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

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.


Melissa (previously published as GEORGE) By Alex Gino Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338843415
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 19th, 2022

BE WHO YOU ARE.

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

Melissa thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. Melissa really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte.


Who Is RuPaul? (Who Was?) By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
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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?) By Corinne A. Grinapol, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator) Cover Image
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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.


Bodies Are Cool By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593112625
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Published: Rocky Pond 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.
 


Our Subway Baby By Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
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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."


Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062947758
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?) By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
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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.


What Is the AIDS Crisis? (What Was?) By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593227022
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 10th, 2022

In this addition to the New York Times bestselling series, learn how incredible activists made the public aware of AIDS and spurred medical breakthroughs.