Read with PRIDE

Celebrate Pride Month by reading books that lift up LGBTQ+ voices and stories.

Find Me by André Aciman

Written in the Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur

Trans-Sister Radio by Chris Bohjalian

The Unbroken by C.L. Clark

Overthrow by Caleb Crain

Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth

Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

For Today I Am a Boy by Kim Fu

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

Southernmost by Silas House

The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr

We are Water by Wally Lamb

Black Girl, Call Home by Jasmine Mans

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

No Other World: A Novel by Rahul Mehta

These Violent Delights by Micah Nemerever

Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi

Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

The Guncle by Steven Rowley

Playing the Palace by Paul Rudnick

Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg

Let’s Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Memorial by Bryan Washington

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner

A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson

The History of Living Forever by Jake Wolff

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino 

Love Makes a Family by Sophie Beer 

Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah Brannen 

Antonio’s Card by Rigoberto González    

Maiden and Princess by Daniel Haack 

Prince and Knight by Daniel Haack 

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall 

Federico and All His Families by Mili Hernández  

Jacob’s New Dress by Sarah and Ian Hoffman

Papa, Daddy, & Riley by Seamus Kirst  

Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love 

When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff 

Plenty of Hugs by Fran Manushkin

Ritu Weds Chandni by Ameya Narvankar   

My Rainbow by DeShanna Neal and Trinity Neal 

A Church for All by Gayle E. Pitman 

In Our Mothers’ House by Patricia Polacco  

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell  

Pride Colors by Robin Stevenson 

Peanut Goes for the Gold by Jonathan Van Ness

You Be You! The Kid’s Guide to Gender, Sexuality, and Family by Jonathan Branfman

They, She, He, Me: Free to Be! by Maya & Matthew Gonzalez 

What’s Gender Identity? by Katie Kawa

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity by Theresa Thorn 

Love is Love by Fleur Pierets

The Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets Gayle E Pitman 

Stonewall: A Building, an Uprising, a Revolution by Rob Sander 

Pride: Celebrating Diversity and Community by Robin Stevenson 

I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings 

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart 

I am Billie Jean King by Brad Meltzer 

Rainbow Revolutionaries: 50 LGBTQ+ People Who Made History by Sarah Prager 

Mayor Pete: The Story of Pete Buttigieg by Rob Sanders 

Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring by Matthew Burgess 

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders 

Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge 

The Breakaways by Cathy G. Johnson 

Beetle and the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne  

Snapdragon by Kat Leyh 

Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill 

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill  

The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag 

Doodleville by Chad Sell

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell 

Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson 

Drama by Raina Telgemeier  

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy by Rey Terciero & Bre Indigo

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow 

A High Five for Glenn Burke Phil Bildner  

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake  

Zenobia July by Lisa Bunker 

Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender 

The Incredible Magic of Being by Kathryn Erskine 

 Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle 

Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart 

George by Alex Gino 

Rick by Alex Gino 

One True Way by Shannon Hitchcock

Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt 

The Whispers by Greg Howard  

Totally Joe by James Howe

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy  

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy 

The Best Man by Richard Peck 

The Moon Within by Aida Salazar 

Lumberjanes by Mariko Tamaki

Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon 

Queer by Kathy Belge & Marke Bieschke 

The New Queer Conscience by Adam Eli 

Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination by Avery Elizabeth Hurt 

A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Michael Bronski 

This Book is Gay by James Dawson 

Trans Teen Survival Guide by Owl & Fox Fisher 

Being Jazz by Jazz Jennings 

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson 

Flamer by Mike Curato 

Moonstruck by Grace Ellis 

Stage Dreams by Melanie Gillman 

Ghosted in LA by Sina Grace  

Displacement by Kiku Hughes 

Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe 

Goldie Vance by Hope Larson  

Always Human by Ari North 

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North 

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman 

Decelerate Blue by Adam Rapp 

Bloom by Kevin Panetta  

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki 

Cosmoknights by Hannah Templer 

Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash  

The Backstagers by James Tynion IV  

Check Please! by Ngozi Ukazu 

The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin  

On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden 

Spinning by Tillie Walden 

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu  

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

 

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli 

The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta 

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust 

Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju 

Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman 

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy 

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender 

Fat Angie by E.E. Charlton-Trujillo 

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver 

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi 

When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey 

Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales  

Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins 

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar 

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson 

Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann 

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan 

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram 

The Boy in the Red Dress by Kristen Lambert 

Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore  

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian  

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee 

Out Now: Queer We Go Again ed. by Saundra Mitchell 

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junaunda Petras 

Wilder Girls by Rory Power 

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Where We Go from Here by Lucas Rocha

Infinity Son by Adam Silvera 

The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre by Robin Talley