Young Adult (YA) LGBTQIA+ Book List

Seeing yourself in popular media is a way that you can feel more connected to the world, that you are not alone. Thanks to a local librarian, we have started this List of YA books that people can read about LGBTQIA+ people like them.

Middle School:
Websites: LGBTQ Reads

  • Hotdog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
  • Once and Future by A.R. Capetta
  • Ivy Aberdeen’s letter to the world by Ashly Herring
  • Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky
  • The pants project by Cat Clarke
  • Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ heroes from past & present written by Arabelle Sicardi, Illustrated by Sarah Tanat-Jones
  • All Out: the no-longer-secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages by Saundra Mitchell
  • Aristotle and Danta discover the secrets of the universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • George by Alex Gino
  • Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender
  • Zenobia July by Lisa Bunker
  • The Best at it by Muslim Pancholy
  • Hazels theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
  • The Insiders by Mark Osborn
  • Ana on the Edge by AJ Sass
  • This is our Rainbow: 16 stories of Her, Him, Them, Us Edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby

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