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Queer Books for Teens
Celebrate Pride with these LGBTQ teen titles. (Updated Sept. 2020)

Leah on the Offbeat
Albertalli, Becky
Leah’s world is changing fast with the coming of prom and graduation. When her friend group (including her crush, Abby) becomes a bit offbeat, Leah wonders how her senior year will end.
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Availability: Available
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What If It's Us
Albertalli, Becky
Ben and Arthur cross paths in a NYC post office, only to be quickly separated. Both boys hunt down clues to find one another again for an unexpected summer.
Format: Book
Availability: Available
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All Out
From Mexico in the 1870s to a roller disco scene in the 1970s, these mostly realistic stories depict queer teens throughout history.
Format: Book
Availability: Available
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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/them Pronouns
Bongiovanni, Archie
A graphic novel guide to using gender neutral language for non-binary folks and their allies.
Format: Graphic Novel
Availability: Available
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King and the Dragonflies
Callender, Kacen
While King and his family grieve for his brother's death, an ex-friend reaches out for King's help. MS
Format: Book
Availability: All copies in use
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This Is Kind of An Epic Love Story
Callender, Kacen
Nate is still in love with his ex-girlfriend, when Oliver James Hernandez comes back to town. Will Nate and Oliver rekindle their friendship, or something more?
Format: Book
Availability: Available
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I Wish You All the Best
Deaver, Mason
When Ben is kicked out of their parents’ house for coming out as nonbinary, they move in with their estranged sister and start at a new school. Throughout their senior year, Ben develops friendships, rediscovers family and begins to work through trauma.
Format: Book
Availability: Available
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Pet
Emezi, Akwaeke
Lucille has been free of monsters for some time now; Jam's parents and teachers have reassured her. However, when a hunter from another world comes along looking for a monster on the loose, Jam realizes Lucille might not be as perfect as others believe.
Format: Book
Availability: Available
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Bingo Love
Franklin, Tee
After meeting (and being smitten) Hazel and Mari are forced apart – 60 years later they find each other again – right where they met the first time, a bingo hall.
Format: Graphic Novel
Availability: Available
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A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities
G, Mady
This book will help you better understand queerness, gender expression and identity, dysphoria, asexuality, coming out, and relationship basics.
Format: Graphic Novel
Availability: Available
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