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LGBTQ+ collection

LGBTQ+ collection: titles suitable for adults

  • The gay divorcee by Paul Burston
  • A life apart by Neel Mukherjee
  • The conversion by Joseph Olshan
  • The nearest exit may be behind you by S. Bear Bergman
  • The sealed letter by Emma Donoghue
  • Theodora: actress, empress, whore by Stella Duffy
  • Tell it to the bees by Fiona Shaw
  • She's not the man I married by Helen Boyd
  • Out at the movies: a history of gay cinema by Steve Paul Davies
  • The pink guide to adoption for lesbians and gay men by Nicola Hill
  • Red dust road by Jackie Kay
  • Disobedience by Naomi Alderman
  • Pages for you by Sylvia Brownrigg
  • Mur-mur by Will Eaves
  • Maurice by E.M. Forster
  • Carol by Patricia Highsmith
  • English animals by Laura Kaye
  • White is for witching by Helen Oyeyemi
  • On Earth we're briefly gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
  • Tin man by Sarah Winman
  • Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson
  • A little life by Hanya Yanagihara
  • Queer intentions: a (personal) journey through LGBTQ+ culture by Amelia Abraham
  • The gender games: the problem with men and women... from someone who has been both by Juno Dawson
  • Diary of a drag queen by Crystal Rasmussen
  • We contain multitudes by Sarah Henstra
  • Birthday by Meredith Russo

LGBTQ+ collection: titles suitable for teenagers

  • Gracefully Grayson by Amy Polonsky
  • Hitler's canary by Sandi Toksvig
  • Starring Kitty by Keris Stainton
  • Kiss by Jacqueline Wilson
  • Simon vs the homo sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli
  • Ash by Malinda Lo
  • Empress of the world by Sara Ryan
  • Totally Joe by James Howe
  • If you could be mine by Sara Farizan
  • Boy meets boy by David Levithan
  • What's up with Jody Barton? by Hayley Long
  • Geography club by Brent Hartinger
  • Why we took the car by Wolfgang Herrndorf
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
  • Annie on my mind by Nancy Garden
  • Parrotfish by Ellen Wittinger
  • Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson (also included on the adult list)
  • Luna by Julie Anne Peters
  • Trumpet by Jackie Kay
  • The miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
  • The deepest breath by Meg Grenan
  • Heartstopper: volume 1 by Alice Oseman
  • Pulp by Robin Talley
  • We contain multitudes by Sarah Henstra (also included in the adult list)
  • Birthday by Meredith Russo (also included on the adult list)

LGBTQ+ collection: titles suitable for children

  • Red rockets and rainbow jelly by Sue Heap and Nick Sharratt
  • Mommy, mama and me by Leslea Newman and Carol Thompson
  • Daddy, papa and me by Leslea Newman and Carol Thompson
  • Picnic in the park by Joe Griffiths and Tony Pilgrim
  • The great big book of families by Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith
  • Donovan's big day by Leslea Newman and Mike Dutton
  • Josh and Jaz have three mums by Hedi Argent
  • And Tango makes three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
  • King and King by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland
  • The paper bag princess by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko
  • Prince Henry by Oliver Pike
  • 10,000 dresses by Marcus Ewert and Rex Ray
  • William's doll by Charlotte Zolotow
  • Dad David, Baba Chris and Me by Ed Merchant
  • Giraffe's can't dance by Giles Andre and Guy Parker-Rees
  • This is our house by Michael Rosen and Bob Graham
  • This day in June by Gayle E. Pitman and Kristyna Litten
  • The boy in the dress by David Walliams
  • Pea's book of best friends by Susie Day
  • Two weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman
  • Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • It's okay to be different by Todd Parr
  • The family book by Todd Parr
  • Something else by Kathryn Cave and Chris Riddell
  • Two mums and a menagerie by Carolyn Roberston and Patricia de Villiers
  • A tale of two daddies by Vanita Oelschlager
  • Heather has two mummies by Leslea Newman and Laura Cornell
  • A tale of two mommies by Vanita Oelschlager
  • My brother's name is Jessica by John Boyne
  • The girl with two dads by Mel Elliott

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