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Read with Pride: LGBTQIA+ Recommendations: Non-Fiction Collection & More!

LGBTQIA+ History

LGBTQIA+ Book Recommendation Lists

Please note that most of these lists include YA titles only! Sites with the symbol * also include Middle Grade recommendations

13 Beautiful Books Every LGBTQ Teen Should Read: https://www.seventeen.com/celebrity/g13419335/books-lgbtq-teen-read/

16 Queer YA Books We Loved In 2018: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kirbybeaton/best-queer-lgbt-ya-books-2018

100 Must-Read LGBTQIA YA Books: https://bookriot.com/2017/05/11/100-must-read-lgbtqia-ya-books/

23 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQA YA Books of 2017: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/teen/23-anticipated-lgbtqa-ya-books-2017/

*LGBTQ Books For Middle Grade Readers: https://bookriot.com/2016/06/13/lgbtqia-books-middle-grade-readers/

*LGBTQ Reads: https://lgbtqreads.com/

Must-Read YA Books Featuring Gay Protagonists: https://www.epicreads.com/blog/25-must-read-ya-books-featuring-gay-protagonists/

Queer Books For Teens: https://queerbooksforteens.com/find-books/

*Rainbow Book Lists (GLBTQ Books For Children & Teens): https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/rainbow-books-lists

*Stonewall Book Award Winners: http://www.ala.org/rt/glbtrt/award/stonewall/honored

Exploring Gender & Sexual Identity

Picture Books

Stonewall Book Awards

"The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table. Since Isabel Miller's Patience and Sarah received the first award in 1971, many other books have been honored for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience." - from the ALA Stonewall Book Awards Page

Below are a few of the most recent Stonewall Book Award winners. A full list of award winners can be found here!