ALA Rainbow Book List2023

Given by American Library Association (ALA)

Other Names: ALA Rainbow Book List Top Ten
191 Works 22,734 Books 862 Reviews ½ 4.0
"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 show more of age."

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All, 2024 (113), 2023 (191), 2022 (117), 2021 (127), 2020 (92), 2019 (100), 2018 (47), 2017 (53), 2016 (43), 2015 (24), 2014 (30), 2013 (48), 2012 (32), 2011 (45), 2010 (45), 2009 (34), 2008 (45)
Announced:
February 1: Selection2024 Recent
February 1: Top Ten for Teen Readers2024 Recent
February 1: Top Ten for Young Readers2024 Recent

Selection 191

WorkYear
This Is Why They Hate Us by Aaron H. Aceves2023
Home Field Advantage by Dahlia Adler2023
True You: A Gender Journey by Gwen Agna2023
Riley Reynolds Crushes Costume Day by Jay Albee2023
Riley Reynolds Rocks the Park by Jay Albee2023
Here's to Us by Becky Albertalli2023
Other Boys by Damian Alexander2023
Blackwater by Jeannette Arroyo2023
Only on the Weekends by Dean Atta2023
Galaxy: The Prettiest Star by Jadzia Axelrod2023
The Pronoun Book by Chris Ayala-Kronos2023
Kisses For Jet: A Coming-of-Gender Story by Joris Bas Backer2023
Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow2023
Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty2023
Sidelined by Kara Bietz2023
Not Good for Maidens by Tori Bovalino2023
The Ballad of Dinah Caldwell by Brauning2023
All That’s Left in the World by Erik J. Brown2023
Drew LeClair Gets a Clue by Katryn Bury2023
Pride: An Inspirational History of the LGBTQ Movement by Stella Caldwell2023
Moonflower by Kacen Callender2023
Cinderelliot: A Scrumptious Fairytale by Mark Ceilley2023
The Lock-Eater by Zack Loran Clark2023
Forever Home: A Dog and Boy Love Story by Henry Cole2023
The Best Bed for Me by Gaia Cornwall2023
Life of Melody by Mari Costa2023
My Dearest Darkest by Kayla Cottingham2023
Blaine for the Win by Robbie Couch2023
Lilla the Accidental Witch by Eleanor Crewes2023
Queer as All Get Out: Ten People Who've Inspired Me by Shelby Criswell2023
Me and My Dysphoria Monster: An Empowering Story to Help Children Cope With Gender Dysphoria by Laura Kate Dale2023
Mr. Watson's Chickens by Jarrett Dapier2023
All Signs Point to Yes by G. Haron Davis2023
What's the T?: The no-nonsense guide to all things trans and/or non-binary for teens by Juno Dawson2023
Across a Field of Starlight by Blue Delliquanti2023
Miss Rita, Mystery Reader by Sam Donovan2023
Melt With You by Jennifer Dugan2023
The Real Riley Mayes by Rachel Elliott2023
Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi2023
The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson2023
The two Lions by Nagisa Furuya2023
Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American by Laura Gao2023
Bye Bye, Binary by Eric Geron2023
Other Ever Afters by Melanie Gillman2023
Alice Austen Lived Here by Alex Gino2023
The Girls Are Never Gone by Sarah Glenn Marsh2023
If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales2023
The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould2023
A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow2023
Icebreaker by A. L. Graziadei2023
If You’re a Kid Like Gavin by Gavin Grimm2023
Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Misadventure by Lewis Hancox2023
The Lost Girls by Sonia Hartl2023
Puppy Love by harutsuchida2023
Dead End Girls by Wendy Heard2023
My Love Mix-Up! Vol. 1 by Wataru Hinekure2023
My Love Mix-Up! Vol. 2 by Wataru Hinekure2023
My Love Mix-Up! Vol. 3 by Wataru Hinekure2023
My Love Mix-Up! Vol. 4 by Wataru Hinekure2023
Epically Earnest by Molly Horan2023
Howl by Shaun David Hutchinson2023
Funny Gyal: My Fight Against Homophobia in Jamaica by Angeline Jackson2023
Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson2023
Payden's Pronoun Party by Blue Jaryn2023
Out of the Blue by Jason June2023
Strong by Rob Kearney2023
Summer in the City of Roses by Michelle Ruiz Keil2023
A Little Bit Country by Brian D. Kennedy2023
Twelfth by Janet Key2023
Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram2023
The Big Book of Pride Flags by Jessica Kingsley2023
The Art of Running Away by Sabrina Kleckner2023
The Loophole by Naz Kutub2023
Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle by Nina LaCour2023
When the Angels Left the Old Country by Sacha Lamb2023
Rabbit Chase by Elizabeth LaPensée2023
The Honeys by Ryan La Sala2023
The Civil War of Amos Abernathy by Michael Leali2023
A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C. B. Lee2023
Café Con Lychee by Emery Lee2023
Flip the Script by Lyla Lee2023
A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee2023
Tiger Honor by Yoon Ha Lee2023
Extasia by Claire Legrand2023
Save Yourself! by Bones Leopard2023
Answers in the Pages by David Levithan2023
She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott2023
A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger2023
This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke2023
In the Key of Us by Mariama J. Lockington2023
So This Is Ever After by F. T. Lukens2023
Different Kinds of Fruit by Kyle Lukoff2023
Like Other Girls by Britta Lundin2023
The Many Half-Lived Lives of Sam Sylvester by Maya MacGregor2023
Fight Flight by Jules Machias2023
Téo's Tutu by Maryann Jacob Macias2023
No Filter and Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado2023
A Costume for Charly by C.K. Malone2023
On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta2023
Ophelia After All by Racquel Marie2023
The Ooze (Orca Anchor) by Tash McAdam2023
Sink or Swim by Tash McAdam2023
Man o' War by Cory McCarthy2023
Slip by Marika McCoola2023
Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy2023
Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGinty2023
Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore2023
I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston2023
The One Who Loves You the Most by n/a medina2023
The Science of Being Angry by Nicole Melleby2023
My Moms Love Me by Anna Membrino2023
Patience, Patches! by Christy Mihaly2023
Mamo by Sas Milledge2023
The Night When No One Had Sex by Kalena Miller2023
Out There: Into the Queer New Yonder by Saundra Mitchell2023
Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda2023
A Quick & Easy Guide to Asexuality by Molly Muldoon2023
A Home Under the Stars by Andy Chou Musser2023
The Chandler Legacies by Abdi Nazemian2023
Once More with Chutzpah by Haley Neil2023
The Rainbow Parade by Emily Neilson2023
Deep in Providence by Riss M. Neilson2023
Hello, Melancholic! Vol. 1 by Yayoi Ohsawa2023
I Think Our Son Is Gay, Volume 2 by Okura2023
I Think Our Son Is Gay, Volume 3 by Okura2023
Candidly Cline by Kathryn Ormsbee2023
Loveless by Alice Oseman2023
I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman2023
You Only Live Once, David Bravo by Mark Oshiro2023
Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat2023
From Dust, a Flame by Rebecca Podos2023
The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros2023
The Every Baby Book: Families of Every Name Share a Love That’s Just the Same by Frann Preston-Gannon2023
Forward March by Skye Quinlan2023
One Life by Megan Rapinoe2023
Every Bird a Prince by Jenn Reese2023
The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes2023
I Am the Ghost in Your House by Mar Romasco-Moore2023
And They Lived . . . by Steven Salvatore2023
A Storm of Horses (The Ruth Sanderson Collection) by Ruth Sanderson2023
The Mother of a Movement: Jeanne Manford--Ally, Activist, and Co-Founder of PFLAG by Rob Sanders2023
Stitch by Stitch: Cleve Jones and the AIDS Memorial Quilt by Rob Sanders2023
Just Ash by Sol Santana2023
Ellen Outside the Lines by A. J. Sass2023
Improbable Magic for Cynical Witches by Kate Scelsa2023
Bedtime, Not Playtime! by Lawrence Schimel2023
Early One Morning by Lawrence Schimel2023
The Other Merlin by Robyn Schneider2023
Queer Ducks and Other Animals: The Natural World of Animal Sexuality by Eliot Schrefer2023
Before We Were Blue by E. J. Schwartz2023
The Greatest Thing by Sarah Winifred Searle2023
When You Call My Name by Tucker Shaw2023
I Want to be a Wall, Vol. 1 by Honami Shirono2023
Edie in Between by Laura Sibson2023
You Know, Sex: Bodies, Gender, Puberty, and Other Things by Cory Silverberg2023
Metatron's Children (Metatron's Children, 1) by Chy Ryan Spain2023
Golden Boys by Phil Stamper2023
Small Town Pride by Phil Stamper2023
Lunch from Home by Joshua David Stein2023
Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens2023
Arden Grey by Ray Stoeve2023
ABC Pride by Louie Stowell2023
Our Colors by Gengoroh Tagame2023
The Language of Seabirds by Will Taylor2023
Magical Boy Volume 1 by The Kao2023
Magical Boy Volume 2 by The Kao2023
The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas2023
Kings of B'more by R. Eric Thomas2023
The Best Liars in Riverview by Lin Thompson2023
Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor2023
Sofi and the Bone Song by Adrienne Tooley2023
Bastard Keynesianism: The Evolution of Economic Thinking and Policy-Making Since World War II (Contributions in Economics & Economic History) by Lynn Turgeon2023
Spin Me Right Round by David Valdes2023
I Love You Because I Love You by Muon Thi Van2023
A Touch of Ruckus by Ash Van Otterloo2023
Nate Plus One by Kevin van Whye2023
Marvel's Voices: Pride by Luciano Vecchio2023
The Bone Spindle by Leslie Vedder2023
Whoever You Are: A Baby Book on Love & Gender by Josephine Wai Lin2023
Needlework by Julia Watts2023
A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington by Carole Boston Weatherford2023
Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White2023
Love, Violet by Charlotte Sullivan Wild2023
The Most Dazzling Girl in Berlin by Kip Wilson2023
Phoenix Gets Greater by Marty Wilson-Trudeau2023
Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters2023
Kapaemahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu2023
Nothing Burns as Bright as You by Ashley Woodfolk2023
Timid by Harry Woodgate2023
The Well by Jake Wyatt2023
Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao2023

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