by the Teens from Alphabet Soup
Please enjoy this list of LGBTQIA+ books selected by Alphabet Soup teens, including their quotes describing why these books are worth reading.
Alphabet Soup is an inclusive, safe, (now virtual) hangout where LGBTQ+ teens and teen allies can explore identity through conversations, gaming, casual activities, and more! The group meets Wednesdays at 4pm. See our Events page for more details on attending one of our events.
This list includes teen and adult titles. Use your personal discretion in deciding which books are appropriate for you, and feel free to ask for more recommendations on a particular topic through our contact page.
This is Where You Left Me by Adam Silvera
(Teen Fiction) Call Number: TEEN Silvera
My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Kabi Nagata
(Manga) Call Number: MANGA My Lesbi
The Song of Achilles by Madeleine Miller
(Adult Fiction) Call Number: FICTION Miller
Simon VS The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Abertalli
(Teen Fiction) Call Number: TEEN Albertal
Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens
(Teen Fiction) Call Number: TEEN Stevens
Loki: Agent of Asgard Series
(Graphic Novel) Call Number: GRAPHIC NOVEL Loki
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
(Graphic Novel) Call Number: GRAPHIC NOVEL Prince a
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin
(Non-Fiction) Call Number: 306.768 Kuklin
All Boys Aren’t Blue, George M Johnson
(Biography) Call Number: BIO Johnson
Search for these books on our Library Catalog. Place a hold and use our Holds To Go system to get your books when the are ready for pick-up.
If you'd like more opportunities to talk about your favorite LGBTQIA+ books, check out our Tween LGBTQ Book Club, monthly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 4:30pm. See our Facebook event page for more details.
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