Let’s Read – Pride Month

Our book list comes from the Committee of the Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association. For more information and for additional lists (and books for older children) please visit their website: https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/. We thank the librarians who have taken the time to select these titles each year.

Picture Books and Books for Lower Elementary Age

Calvin by JR and Vanessa Ford
Grandad’s Camper
by Harry Woodgate
Born Ready
by Jodie Patterson

Daddy & Dada by Ryan Brockington & Isaac Webster
Fred Gets Dressed by Peter Brown
The Little Library by Margaret McNamara

Chapter Books & Middle-Grade

The Anti-Book
by Raphael Simon
Cattywampus by Ash Van Otterloo
The Deepest Breath by Meg Grehan
Frankie & Bug by Gayle Forman
Meow or Never by Jazz Taylor
Too bright to See by Kyle Lukoff.

The Insiders by Mark Oshiro
Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea by Ashley Herring Blake
Almost Flying by Jake Maia Arlow

Books for Teens

Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan
This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron
Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass
Each of Us a Desert
by Mark Oshiro
Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Books for Adults

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
Stone Fruit by Lee Lai

Lambda Literary Awards 2022 Finalists

The Five Wounds
by Kirstin Valdez Quade
Rainbow Milk by Paul Mendez
Blue Skinned Gods by SJ Sindu

Lamda Literary Awards