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List: LGBTQ+ Voices in YA Fiction

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante an... More

Victoria, Emily, author.

"Orphaned and forced to serve her country's ruling group of scribes, Karis wants nothing ... More

Callender, Kacen, author.

Felix Love has never been in love, painful irony that it is. He desperately wants to know why it se... More

Johnson, Leah (Young adult author), author.

Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed... More

Silvera, Adam, 1990- author.

"On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to ... More

Kann, Claire, author.

Alice's last girlfriend, Margo, ended things when Alice confessed she's asexual. Now Alic... More

Clark, Kristin Elizabeth, author.

"A male-to-female trans teen, Jess, and her male best friend, Chunk, take a road trip across c... More

Rosen, Lev AC, author.

At Camp Outland, a camp for LGBTQIA teens, sixteen-year-old Randall "Del" Kapplehoff'... More

Usdin, Carly, author.

As a transfer student seeking to find her place, Charlie agrees to join the school's basketbal... More

Ukazu, Ngozi, artist, author.

"Y'all... I might not be ready for this. I may be a former junior figure skating champion... More

Konigsberg, Bill, author.

It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in... More

Lee, Mackenzi, author.

Henry "Monty" Montague was bred to be a gentleman. His passions for gambling halls, late ... More

Levithan, David, author.

The based-on-true-events story of Harry and Craig, two 17-year-olds who are no longer a couple yet ... More

Winters, Julian, author.

Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron: he's the out-and-proud, super-likable guy who friends, ... More

Rivera, Gabby, author.

A new graphic novel adaptation of the bestselling book! Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bron... More

Emezi, Akwaeke, author.

There are no monsters anymore. In the city of Lucille, Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have gr... More

Thomas, Aiden, author.

Yadriel, a trans boy, summons the angry spirit of his high school's bad boy, and agrees to hel... More

Klune, TJ, author.

Nick would rather write fanfiction about the feats of heroism and romantic entanglements he imagine... More

Tamaki, Mariko, author.

Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, ... More

Garvin, Jeff, author.

Some days Riley Cavanaugh identifies as a boy, and others as a girl. But Riley isn't exactly o... More

Farizan, Sara.

High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at... More

Nguyen, Trung Le, author.

"Real life isn't a fairytale. But Tié̂n still enjoys reading his favorite stories with ... More

Khorram, Adib, author.

"Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues t... More

Ahmadi, Arvin, author.

Fleeing to Rome in the wake of coming out to his Muslim-American family, a failed relationship, and... More

Daniels, April (Young adult author), author.

"Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world's gre... More

Nazemian, Abdi, author.

It's 1989 in New York City, and for three teens, the world is changing. Reza is an Iranian boy... More

Villasante, Alexandra, author.

After escaping a detention center at the U.S. border, seventeen-year-old Marisol agrees to particip... More

England, M. K., author.

Nax's one-way trip back to Earth is cut short after the school is hijacked by terrorists. Now ... More

Mele, Dana, author.

"When a girl is found dead at her elite boarding school, soccer-star Kay Donovan follows a sca... More

Danforth, Emily M.

In the early 1990s, when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch to... More

Little Badger, Darcie, 1987- author.

"Imagine an America very similar to our own. It's got homework, best friends, and pistach... More

Walker, Suzanne (Suzanne Wakeen), author.

Nova Huang knows more about magic than your average teen witch. She works at her grandmother's... More

Legrand, Claire, 1986- author.

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn comes a breathtaking and spine-tinglin... More

La Sala, Ryan, author.

Kane Montgomery was found half-dead in the river. He has no memory of what happened, and why his li... More

Dawson, Juno (Young adult fiction writer), editor.

A stirring, bold and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors and new talent... More

Mitchell, Saundra, editor.

Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape... More