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Teaching Materials Center

This guide is starting point for anyone seeking to learn about the resources available in the Teaching Materials Center. This includes: what general resources are available, how to find specific resources, and how to access materials.

Finding LGBTQIA+ Books for Children and Young Adults

Examples of LGBTQIA+ EASY Books

Julián Is a Mermaid
When Aidan Became a Brother
Jack (Not Jackie)
Jacob's New Dress
This Day in June
And Tango Makes Three
Zak's Safari
Introducing Teddy
Mom and Mum Are Getting Married!
Mommy, Mama, and Me
Pink Is for Boys
A Tale of Two Daddies
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
The Gripper Slipper
The Little Library
Daddy, Papa, and Me
Sparkle Boy
Stella Brings the Family
Made by Raffi

Examples of LGBTQIA+ Fiction Books

Juliet Takes a Breath
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
If I Was Your Girl
I'll Give You the Sun
Some Girls Bind
Little & Lion
I Wish You All the Best
Girl Mans Up
We Are Okay
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Symptoms of Being Human
October Mourning
They Both Die at the End
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World
When Kayla Was Kyle
Hurricane Child

Examples of LGBTQIA+ Nonfiction Books

Queer, There, and Everywhere
Who Are You?
Laverne Cox
Gay America
Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Beyond Magenta
Brave Face
The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement
It Gets Better
Striving for Equality
Pride: the Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
The 57 Bus
Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up
LGBTQ Families
Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body
How Beautiful the Ordinary
The Full Spectrum
Top 250 LGBTQ Books for Teens
My Princess Boy
I Am Jazz
Far from the Tree

Teaching and Learning Librarian

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Caitlin Stewart
Milner Library: Office 614C
(309) 438 - 3442