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Absolutely, Positively Not... by David LaRochelleMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
America's Boy: A Memoir by Wade RouseYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
And Tango Makes Three by Justin RichardsonBeginning Readers, 2008
Antonio's Card / La Tarjeta de Antonio by Rigoberto GonzalezBeginning Readers, 2008
Becoming Chloe by Catherine Ryan HydeYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Between Mom and Jo by Julie Anne PetersMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Breathing Underwater by Lu VickersStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2008
The Center of the World by Andreas SteinhöfelYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Crashing America by Katia NoyesYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story by Kaitlyn Taylor ConsidineBeginning Readers, 2008
Far from Xanadu by Julie Anne PetersYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Freak Show by James St. JamesStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2008
The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities by David LevithanYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
The Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life (College Admissions Guides) by Princeton ReviewYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Getting It by Alex SanchezYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Girl, (Nearly) 16: Absolute Torture by Sue LimbMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Gotham Central, Vol. 2: Half a Life by Greg RuckaYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
grl2grl: Short fictions by Julie Anne PetersStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Hear Me Out: True Stories of Teens Educating and Confronting Homophobia by Planned Parenthood of TorontoYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Hear Us Out!: Lesbian and Gay Stories of Struggle, Progress, and Hope, 1950 to the Present by Nancy GardenYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
The Heart Has Its Reasons: Young Adult Literature with Gay/Lesbian/Queer Content, 1969-2004 (Scarecrow Studies in Young Adult Literature) by Cart MichaelYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Hello Groin by Beth GoobieYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Hero by Perry MooreYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
The Manny Files by Christian BurchMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle by Pija LindenbaumBeginning Readers, 2008
Monicka's Papa is Tall by Heather JoplingBeginning Readers, 2008
My Side of the Story by Will DavisYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
No Easy Answers: Bayard Rustin And The Civil Rights Movement (Civil Rights Leaders) by Calvin Craig MillerMiddle/Early Young Adult Non-Fiction, 2008
The Order of the Poison Oak by Brent HartingerMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Out Law: What LGBT Youth Should Know about Their Legal Rights (Queer Action/ Queer Ideas) by Lisa KeenYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Parrotfish by Ellen WittlingerYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan by Hillary CarlipYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Ryan's Mom is Tall by Heather JoplingBeginning Readers, 2008
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by Peter CameronStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam SelvaduraiMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Totally Joe by James HoweMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2008
Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers by Cris BeamYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Vintage: A Ghost Story by Steve BermanYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Wanted: A Bird Blacker Bounty Hunter Novel by T.I. AlvaradoYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
What if Someone I know Is Gay?: Answers to Questions about Gay and Lesbian People (Plugged In) by Eric MarcusMiddle/Early Young Adult Non-Fiction, 2008
When I Knew by Robert TrachtenbergMiddle/Early Young Adult Non-Fiction, 2008
The Whole World Was Watching: Living in the Light of Matthew Shepard by Romaine PattersonYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2008
Wide Awake by David LevithanYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
Wild Dogs by Helen HumphreysYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
10,000 Dresses by Marcus EwertStarred, Picture Books, 2009
After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline WoodsonMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2009
Another Kind of Cowboy by Susan JubyYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Awkward and Definition: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag by Ariel SchragYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2009
Belinda's Obsession (Not Just Proms & Parties) (Teen Series) by Patricia G. PennyYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Big Big Sky by Kristyn DunnionYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Crossover by Jeff RudYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Debbie Harry Sings in French by Meagan BrothersYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Down to the Bone by Mayra Lazara DoleStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2009
Entrances and Exits (Drama!) by Paul RuditisYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Fancy White Trash by Marjetta GeerlingYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Gay America: Struggle for Equality by Linas AlsenasYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2009
Girl from Mars by Tamara BachYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Gravity (Young Adult Novels) by Leanne LiebermanYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
How They Met, and Other Stories by David LevithanYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
The Last Exit to Normal by Michael HarmonStarred, Young Adult Fiction, 2009
Love & Lies: Marisol's Story by Ellen WittlingerYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
M O 4EVR by Tonya HegaminYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Map of Ireland: A Novel by Stephanie GrantYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
The Memoirs of a Beautiful Boy by Robert LeleuxYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2009
My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve KlugerYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
My Tiki Girl by Jennifer McMahonYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List by Rachel CohnYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
No Castles Here by A.C.E. BauerMiddle/Early Young Adult Fiction, 2009
Nothing Pink by Mark HardyYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Out of the Pocket by Bill KonigsbergYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Sex Variant Woman: The Life of Jeanette Howard Foster by Joanne PassetYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2009
Skim by Mariko TamakiYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Suicide Notes by Michael Thomas FordYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Sword Masters by Selina RosenYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about The Grapes of Wrath by Steven GoldmanYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Two Truths and a Lie by Scott Turner SchofieldYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2009
Uncle Bobby's Wedding by Sarah S. BrannenPicture Books, 2009
What They Always Tell Us by Martin WilsonYoung Adult Fiction, 2009
Almost Perfect by Brian KatcherFiction, 2010
Angry Management by Chris CrutcherFiction, 2010
Ash by Malinda LoStarred, Fiction, 2010
Bait by Alex SanchezFiction, 2010
Blue Boy by Rakesh SatyalFiction, 2010
The Boy in the Dress by David WalliamsFiction, 2010
Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay in America by Mitchell GoldNonfiction, 2010
Daddy, Papa, and Me by Lesléa NewmanStarred, Picture Books, 2010
Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division by Jon GinoliNonfiction, 2010
Drama Queers! by Frank Anthony PolitoFiction, 2010
Dumbfounded: Big Money. Big Hair. Big Problems. Or Why Having It All Isn't for Sissies. by Matt RothschildNonfiction, 2010
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison BechdelNonfiction, 2010
Evil? by Timothy CarterFiction, 2010
Finlater by Shawn Stewart RuffFiction, 2010
For You and No One Else by Edward van de VendelPicture Books, 2010
Freaks and Revelations by Davida Wills HurwinFiction, 2010
Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude by Jonah WinterPicture Books, 2010
Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood by Melissa HartNonfiction, 2010
Hello My Name Is Bob by Linas AlsenasPicture Books, 2010
Hidden Voices: The Orphan Musicians of Venice by Pat Lowery CollinsFiction, 2010
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity by Michael CartStarred, Fiction, 2010
In Mike We Trust by P. E. RyanFiction, 2010
In Our Mothers' House by Patricia PolaccoPicture Books, 2010
Inferno by Robin StevensonFiction, 2010
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto UrreaStarred, Fiction, 2010
King of the Screwups by K. L. GoingFiction, 2010
Losers by Matthue RothFiction, 2010
Love is the Higher Law by David LevithanFiction, 2010
Magic And Misery by Peter MarinoFiction, 2010
The Mariposa Club by Rigoberto GonzalezFiction, 2010
The Meaning of Matthew: My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed by Judy ShepardNonfiction, 2010
Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk by Dustin Lance BlackNonfiction, 2010
Newsgirl by Liza KetchumFiction, 2010
Pink! by Lynne RickardsPicture Books, 2010
Punkzilla by Adam RappFiction, 2010
Rage: A Love Story by Julie Anne PetersFiction, 2010
Say the Word by Jeannine GarseeFiction, 2010
Secrets of Truth and Beauty by Megan FrazerFiction, 2010
Sprout by Dale PeckFiction, 2010
Tillmon County Fire by Pamela EhrenbergFiction, 2010
Transitions - A Guide To Transitioning for Transsexuals and Their Families by Mara DrummondNonfiction, 2010
Tricks by Ellen HopkinsFiction, 2010
The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick BurdFiction, 2010
A Vigil for Joe Rose: Stories of Being Out in High School by Michael WhatlingFiction, 2010
Y Square Plus by Judith ParkFiction, 2010
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green2011
Drag Teen by Jeffery SelfFiction, 2017
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith RussoFiction, 2017
Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby RiveraFiction, 2017
Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko TamakiFiction, 2017
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff GarvinFiction, 2017
You Know Me Well: A Novel by David LevithanFiction, 2017

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"The annual Rainbow List presents current well-written and/or well-illustrated books, with significant and authentic GLBTQ content, which are recommended for people from birth through eighteen years of age."

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