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FICTION: Rainbow Reads: For and About GLBTQ teens

Many titles recommended by the ALA Rainbow Project

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The song of Achilles

Miller, Madeline.


Stirring and memorable, this novel is a reimagined retelling of the Homeric story of the love between Achilles and Patrocles.

Rainbow List 2013 Top Ten


Lo, Malinda.


Something strange has been going on with Reese Holloway since her car accident and her top secret medical treatment- but will she be allowed to figure it out, or will others take her apart to figure it out first?

Rainbow List 2013 Top Ten

Love drugged

Klise, James, 1967-


Fifteen-year-old Jamie is dismayed by his attraction to boys, and when a beautiful girl shows an interest in him, he is all the more intrigued by her father's work developing a drug called Rehomoline.

Ask the passengers : a novel

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970-


There’s only one thing Astrid Jones can do when a growing attraction to her co-worker Dee becomes too big and too confusing: send her love to airplane passengers flying overhead while she tries to figure out who she is down here on the ground.

Rainbow List 2013 Top Ten


Hopkins, Ellen.


Shane, in love with HIV-positive Alex, is one of three teens sharing their fears and whispered secrets as they navigate life’s toughest decisions.

Silhouette of a sparrow

Griffin, Molly Beth.


During the summer of 1926, when sixteen-year-old Garnet discovers the truth about herself and her desires, can she find the courage and freedom to follow her dreams?

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Green, John, 1977-


On a cold Chicago night, two sixteen-year-olds—one gay and one not—meet and discover they have one big thing in common, their name. From then on, their lives, their friends and their loves intertwine and culminate in the staging of one of the funniest high school musicals ever.

Tessa Masterson will go to prom

Franklin, Emily.


Lucas and Tessa are friends forever, and now Lucas realizes they are something more – until his prom invitation is Tessa’s cue to come out to him, and put the entire town on notice that she wants a date of her own.

Suicide notes : a novel

Ford, Michael Thomas.


After he wakes up in a psychiatric hospital, 15-year-old Jeff describes the events that led up to his attempted suicide and how his life is changed during his 45-day stay.

Happy families

Davis, Tanita S.


When twins Ysabel and Justin discover the true reason for their family’s split, they struggle with the secrets their father has been keeping. Can they deal with their dad’s new life and find a way to put their happy family back together?

The miseducation of Cameron Post

Danforth, Emily M.


When Cam’s conservative aunt discovers her niece is a lesbian, she sends Cam to God’s Promise, a church camp that promises to “cure” young people of their homosexuality. Cam’s engaging voice tells her story with wry humor, intelligence, and a strong sense of place in eastern Montana.

Rainbow List 2013 Top Ten

Fat Angie

Charlton-Trujillo, e. E., author.


Fat Angie's sister was captured in Iraq, she's the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything?

Sparks : the epic, completely true blue, (almost) holy quest of Debbie

Adams, S. J., 1980-


“$5 for a holy quest” is a good deal when you’re on a desperate chase to reveal your secret lesbian crush to your best friend before she breaks her abstinence pledge with the most boring guy at school.

The letter Q : queer writers' notes to their younger selves


Looking back on what they wished they knew when they were younger, 64 of today’s award winning GLBTQ authors write and illustrate letters to their former selves in a way to reach out to those who are in the shoes they once filled.

Rainbow List 2013 Top Ten

OMG queer : short stories by queer youth


Teens tell in their own words what it’s like being GLBTQI in today’s society- how they’re changing the boundaries and definitions, whether to choose a label that can box you in, and living with discrimination and love hand in hand.

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