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Booklist: LGBTQ Books for Children/YAs

Online Lists:

Gay-Themed Picture Books for Children – from Patricia A. Sarles, MA, MLS 
GLBT Resources for Children: A Bibliographyfrom the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association 
LGBT Books for Children – from Bank Street Library 
A Rainbow Celebration: Gays & Lesbians in Books for Childrenfrom the San Francisco Public Library
Rainbow Listsfrom the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association
Suggested Reading on Coming Out, Families & Other LGBT Topicsfrom PFLAG New York City 
Suggestions for Children’s Books that Include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Families from NAEYC 
25 Must-Read YA Books Featuring Gay Protagonistsfrom Epic Reads 


Stonewall Book Awards (ALA)

Lambda Literary Award Children’s/YA Winners

2016 – George by Alex Gino (Scholastic)*
2015 – Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle (Simon & Schuster)
2014 – If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan (Algonquin)
2013 – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz (Simon & Schuster)*
2012 – Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil Wright (Simon & Schuster)*
2011 – Wildthorn by Jane Eagland (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
2010 – Sprout by Dale Peck (Bloomsbury)
2009 – Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg (Simon & Schuster)*
2008 – Hero by Perry Moore (Hyperion)
2007 – The Full Spectrum edited by David Levithan (Random House)*
2006 – Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai (Tundra)
2005 – So Hard to Say by Alex Sanchez (Simon & Schuster)
2004 – Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan (Knopf)
2003 – Letters in the Attic by Bonnie Shimko (Chicago Review)
2002 – Finding H.F. by Julia Watts (Alyson)
2001 – Out of the Ordinary edited by Noelle Howey (St. Martin’s)
2000 – Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger (Simon & Schuster)
1999 – Telling Tales Out of School by Kevin Jennings (Alyson)
1998 – The House You Pass on the Way by Jacqueline Woodson (Delacorte)
1997 – Good Moon Rising by Nancy Garden (Farrar Straus Giroux)
1996 – From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun  by Jacqueline Woodson (Scholastic)
1995 – Am I Blue? edited by Marion Dane Bauer (HarperChildren’s)
1994 – The Cat Came Back by Hilary Mullins (Naiad)
1993 – When Heroes Die by Penny Raife Durant (Atheneum)
1992 – The Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans by Johnny Valentine (Alyson)
1989 – Losing Uncle Tim by MaryKate Jordan (Albert Whitman)*


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