GLBTQ Experience


The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Huntress by Malinda Lo

*On Loving Women by Diane Obomsawin

Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters



Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Geography Club by Brent Hartinger

*Boy Princess v. 1-3 by Seyoung Kim

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

Money Boy by Paul Lee

Two Boys Kissing by David Leviathan

Proxy by Alex London

Hero by Perry Moore

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

*Wandering Son by Shimura Takako


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Split screen by Brent Hartinger

Adaptation by Malinda Lo

It's Our Prom (So Deal With It) by Julie Anne Peters

Empress of the World by Sara Ryan

Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez

Coda by Emma Trevayne

Pink by Lili Wilkinson


I am J by Cris Beam

Freakboy by Kristen Clark

Luna by Julie Anne Peters

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

For Today I am a Boy by Kim Fu

Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher

Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger


How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity by Michael Cart (ed)

Fat Angie by E.E. Charlton-Trujillo

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Is He or Isn’t He? by John Hall

A Love Story: Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner

The Fight by Elizabeth Karre

*Otomen by Aya Kanno

Every Day by David Levithan

Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Ash by Malinda Lo

Chulito by Charles Rice-Gonzáles

Grasshopper Jungle: a History by Andrew Smith

Zero Fade by Chris Terry

Pink by Lili Wilkinson


Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Intersex: For Lack of a Better Word by Thea Hillman

Pantomime by Laura Lam

Nonfiction LGBTQ

Image for GLBTQ : The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens

Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws by Kate Bornstein

Sex: a Book for Teens: an Uncensored Guide to Your Body, Sex, and Safety by Nikol Hasler

GLBTQ: the Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens by Kelly Huegel

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon (ed)

One in 2000 by Ajae Clearway (director) (DVD)

Doing It Right: Making Smart, Safe, and Satisfying Choices about Sex by Bronwen Pardes

It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage (ed)

Updated March 2014

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