LGBTQ Books: a Guide for Teens

published by Sue Doherty (POL)

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Created for Pollard Middle School
a guide for teens
Books at Pollard
We have a wide variety of LGBTQ fiction and nonfiction in the library.  Come visit us and see what we have available. To see a list of titles in the catalog, click the photo below.  
You can also search the Destiny Quest catalog for a particular title or author here.  If you can't find what you're looking for, stop by and see Ms. Doherty or Mrs. James.
Axis360 App
Pollard's Axis360 app has a category on the home page for YA and Juvenile LGBTQ books.  You can preview titles below and check them out on the app.
Note: The login for Axis360 is pms+the beginning of  your gmail. See or email Ms. Doherty (bottom of page) if you need help logging into your account.
The Rainbow Book List presents an annual bibliography of quality books with GLBTQ content that are recommended for people from birth through eighteen years of age.  It is created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association.  
The Rainbow Book List
PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) NYC Reading List
From the early stages of learning about an LGBT loved one or coming out, to finding out more about the LGBT community and current issues, the books listed here are helpful in becoming well-informed.
Blogs and Articles ~a blog that has book reviews, author interviews, categorized booklists,  and more.
I'm Here, I'm Queer: What the Hell Do I Read?   ~a review blog for teen and YA LGBTQ books
"30 Essential LGBT Books for YA Readers"   ~recent list with reader suggestions in the comments.
LGBT and gender identity->Teen fiction: ~a Barnes and Noble list of bestsellers.
Stonewall Book Award
The Stonewall Book Award is sponsored by the American Library Association.   The Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award is the Stonewall Award for GLBTQ books written for children and teens.  
If you have any question or suggestions, please contact Ms. Doherty at [email protected] Last updated May 23, 2017
Curated by Ms. Doherty, Teacher Librarian Pollard Middle School