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LGBTQ+ Characters and Social/Cultural Themes

Young man surrounded by dragonflies and plants

King and the Dragonflies

Kacen Callender
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2020
bloom

Bloom

Kevin Panetta
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2019
Check Please! Book 1: Hockey

Check, Please! Book #1: Hockey

Ngozi Ukazu
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2018
Two young men looking out over a city

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Adib Khorram
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2018
Flamer

Flamer

Mike Curato
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Fiction
Published:
2020
heartstopper

Heartstopper, Volume 1

Alice Oseman
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2020
Back of young woman's shaved head

Juliet Takes a Breath

Gabby Rivera
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2019
Kiss Number 8

Kiss Number 8

Colleen AF Venable
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2019
Two girls holding hand on city street in Chinatown

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Malinda Lo
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2021
Like a love story

Like a Love Story

Abdi Nazemian
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2019
The Love and Likes of Rukhsana Ali

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

Sabina Khan
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2020
Young skateboarder surrounded by plants and skate equipment

Skate for Your Life (Pocket Change Collective)

Leo Baker
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2021
The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Junauda Petrus
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2020