LGBTQIA

One Man Guy
Michael Barakiva

The last thing Alek Khederian wants to do at the end of his freshman year is go to summer school. That is, until he meets Ethan, his confident and free-spirited classmate.

Juliet Takes a Breath 
Gabby Rivera

Juliet Milagros Palante, a self-described “Puerto Rican lesbian,” moves from the Bronx to Portland, Oregon to intern with her favorite feminist author. 

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Ari and Dante meet during the summer of 1987. Although they seem to have nothing in common at first, they forge a bond that changes their lives forever.

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition 
Katie Rain Hill

Katie Hill knew she was a girl when she was very young, but growing up as a transgender child is full of unique obstacles. This memoir follows Katie from childhood until college.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Emily M. Danforth

After Cameron’s parents die in a car crash, she moves in with her conservative grandmother and aunt in rural Montana. There, she meets Coley Taylor, a beautiful cowgirl.

The ABC’s of LGBT+: Understanding and Embracing Your Identity
Ashley Mardell

This nonfiction book by trusted educator and YouTuber Ash Hardell includes useful stories, pictures, links, and infographics to help readers learn more about the wide and wonderful world beneath the LGBTQIAA+ umbrella.

Girl Mans Up 
M-E Girard

Pen prefers her brother’s t-shirts over dresses and makeup, but her traditional family just doesn’t understand. Will Pen ever get to be the kind of girl she wants to be?

If I Was Your Girl 
Meredith Russo

Amanda Hardy transfers to a new high school for her senior year. Like every other student, Amanda wants to fit in and make friends, but it’s hard to do that when she is also hiding a secret: she is transgender.

When the Moon Was Ours
Annie-Marie McLemore

Miel and Sam are best friends with strange powers. Miel can grow roses from her wrists, and Sam is known for his mystical paintings. But when the mysterious and beautiful Bonner sisters want Miel’s roses, they will stop at nothing to get them.

More Happy Than Not 
Adam Silvera

Aaron Soto is still searching for happiness after his father’s suicide. Soon after, he meets Thomas, and the intensity of their friendship surprises everyone in Aaron’s life. Aaron considers turning to the Leteo Institute, an organization capable of altering his memories, to help him turn off his feelings for Thomas.

One in Every Crowd 
Ivan Coyote

This collection of short stories about gender and sexuality are drawn from Ivan Coyote’s own life as a gender nonconforming person.

The Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson

Leo and David hope to fly under the radar at school, but they both have secrets that could put them in the spotlight.