Teen Books for LGBTQ+


The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Georgia, Peaches, and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden

Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg

Trickster’s Queen by Tamora Pierce

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

American Street by Ibi Zoboi


Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

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

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Winger by Andrew Smith

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

And I Darken by Kiersten White


The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

Honestly Ben by Bill Konigsberg

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor


Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis

George by Alex Gino

The Other Boy by M. G. Hennessey

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Beast by Brie Spangler

Lumberjanes by by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooke A. Allen and Noelle Stevenson


The Swan Riders by Erin Bow

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Every Day by David Levithan

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

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