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Titles under consideration: June edition

Posted by: peshling on: June 15, 2018

The following titles are under consideration for the 2019 Rainbow Book List as of June 1st, 2018.Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli Moonstruck: Magic to Brew by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller My Shot: Balancing It All and Standing Tall by Elena Delle Donne and Sarah Durand Prince […]

Currently reading – June edition

Posted by: gemma on: June 15, 2018

Happy June everyone!  This is Gemma Doyle, member of the 2019 Rainbow Booklist Committee and New England resident who is extremely happy that summer has finally arrived. Here’s what I’ve been reading lately: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland: I started reading this book without knowing anything about the plot, and I really liked the writing […]

Titles Under Consideration as of May 1st 2018

Posted by: BWoodruff on: May 14, 2018

​Hello again, Rainbow Readers! The following titles are under consideration for the 2019 Rainbow Book List as of May 1st, 2018. ​​Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake ​​Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake ​​In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan ​​I Love My Purse by Belle Demont ​​Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody ​​BINGO […]

Currently Reading – April Edition!

Posted by: BWoodruff on: April 19, 2018

Greetings, Rainbow Readers! Becky here– Rainbow Booklist Committee member and Teen Services Librarian in Delaware, Ohio repping the B contingent of LGBTQIA+. Pretty sure I’m supposed to highlight a book I’m currently reading, but I’ve been inhaling some goodies lately and just have to sprinkle in a few. The Prince and the Dressmaker  by Jen Wang (a graphic novel I’ve […]

2018 Rainbow List

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: February 11, 2018

The Rainbow Book List Committee is proud to announce the 2018 Rainbow Book List. The List is a curated bibliography highlighting books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, aimed at children and youth from birth to age 18. This List is intended to aid youth and those working with youth in selecting […]

New Rainbow List Suggestions

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: March 2, 2017

Thanks to our Rainbow List followers on this website and Twitter for these 2018 List suggestions  submitted in February, 2017: Siera Maley.  Colorblind. March 2, 2016. 9781508403043. Age 14-18 Skrutskie, Emily. The Abyss Surrounds Us. Feb. 8, 2016. $11.99. 9780738746913. Age 14 & up Gough, Erin. Get It Together, Delilah. April 4, 2017.   $16.99 9781452151878.  […]

2018 Rainbow Book List Committee

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: February 8, 2017

We’re kicking off the new cycle for the Rainbow Book List this week with our first meeting. The new committee roster is below. Kathleen Breitenbach is serving as admin and has already sent out review copy requests to publishers. I just received my first title yesterday in the mail.  We tweeted the link to the […]

2017 Rainbow Book List

Posted by: marygendavies on: January 25, 2017

2017 Rainbow Book List The Rainbow Book List Committee proudly announces the 2017 Rainbow Book List.  The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, which are aimed at youth, birth through age 18.  The list is intended to aid youth in selecting high-quality books that […]

Rainbow Book List Update for November

Posted by: marygendavies on: November 8, 2016

We apologize for making everyone wait for the list, but at last!  We have the full roster of nominees for the 2017 Rainbow Book List.  Stay tuned for the completed Rainbow Book List, to be posted after the Youth Media Awards are announced on January 23, 2017.  Until then, read and enjoy! Anderson, Kirsten. Who […]

2016 Rainbow Book List

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: January 11, 2016

2016 Rainbow Book List The Rainbow Book List Committee proudly announces the 2016 Rainbow Book List. The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, and which are aimed at youth, birth through age 18. The list is intended to aid youth in selecting high-quality books […]


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