Rainbow Book List

Rainbow Book Lists

The Rainbow Book List is released every January. Books on the list are published within the assigned calendar year or between July 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year.

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[…] Here’s their bibliography of their top recommendations for young people interested in the topic for the past four years. Some great books on these lists! […]

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[…] are a few books that feature queer romance. You can also check out Rainbow Books’ yearly lists and numerous Goodreads lists for more […]

[…] a great tool for collection development and readers’ advisory for LGBTQ teens.  Click HERE to access the list archives. Share!MoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this […]

[…] Rainbow Book List A recommended list of titles that includes the best of fiction and non-fiction for youth–check it out!  […]

[…] the ALA puts out an annual Rainbow Book List of “quality books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content, which are recommended for […]

[…] those materials! There are plenty of well-reviewed, award-winning books that you can purchase for the library. Purchase items to meet a variety of […]

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[…] look elsewhere — and today, “elsewhere” is in many cases the internet. There are many online resources where you can find LGBT YA books, and you can ask your local library to order […]

[…] known as The Magpie Librarian has written a great piece explaining the process of selection for the Rainbow List which is put together by the GLBT Roundtable of the ALA. Her piece is packed with RA tidbits, […]

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[…] ALA. (2011, March 29). Rainbow books – glbtq books for children & teens. Retrieved from http://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/rainbow-books-lists […]

[…] a LGBT-themed book to your school/community library. There are a ton of amazing books on theAmerican Library Association’s Rainbow List as well as their past Stonewall Book Award winners & honorees.Find a local GLSEN Chapter in […]

[…] And now? We’ve come a long way. There are some fabulous YA novels out there with lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning and transgendered characters– and lots of terrific new books come out every year. […]

[…] to your school or local library. Need suggestions? See the American Library Association’s Rainbow Lists and Stonewall […]

[…] • The Rainbow Project. RPTF promotes youth books with gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender /questioning (GLBTQ) experiences through annual bibliographies and other activities. This task force is a joint SRRT and Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) undertaking. The Rainbow Book Lists and other information can be found on its blog, http://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/rainbow-books-lists. […]

[…] ‘em off the shelves and into the light where kids can pick them up and take a look at them! The Rainbow List is a great place to start. Current picture book favorites are Not Every Princess by Jeffrey Bone, […]

[…] Leaps Seek out lists like “Notable Books for a Global Society,” “The Rainbow Book List,” and “50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know.” Outside in World can launch literary […]

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[…] you’re looking for books to put up in your GLBT Book Month display, check out the Rainbow List, The Over the Rainbow List, the Stonewall Book Awards, and the Lambda Literary […]

[…] year, the Rainbow Project of the American Library Association releases booklists of children’s books (birth to 18) with […]

[…] Members of ALA’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table select books for ages 0-18 with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content for the annual Rainbow List. […]

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[…] Gays & Lesbians in Books for Children – from the San Francisco Public Library Rainbow Lists – from the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association Suggested Reading on Coming […]

[…] notable GLBT books via its Stonewall Book Awards, the first award for GLBT literature, as well as Rainbow Books and Over the Rainbow Books […]

[…] a look at the amount of books reviewed by the Rainbow Book List Committee over the past 4 years, that amount of queer fiction and […]

[…] It is presented yearly. Booklists since 2008 (the first year the list was compiled) can be accessed here. Titles in bold are the Rainbow List Top […]

[…] The American Libraries Association has several pages worth checking out for LGBTQIA+ literature! Check out past winners of the Stonewall Award for best LGBTQIA+ book of the year, or the GLBTQ Round Table’s Rainbow Book Lists for Children and Teens! […]

[…] tools on their homepage. One of their most useful resources for classroom teachers is the Rainbow Book List. Each January since 2008, the GLBTRT publishes an annotated list of the best books addressing GLBT […]

[…] Rainbow Book Lists: GLBTQ Books for Children & Teens […]

[…] It is presented yearly. Booklists since 2008 (the first year the list was compiled) can be accessed here. Titles in bold are the Rainbow List Top […]

[…] materials and make them accessible to the community varies. Resources like We Need Diverse Books, Rainbow and Over the Rainbow booklists, the Lambda Literary and Stonewall book awards make it easier to […]

[…] American Library Association. (2011, March 29). Rainbow book lists. [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/rainbow-books-lists […]

[…] book to depict a lesbian family. Twenty-eight years later, LGBTQ-inclusive children’s books are not uncommon (though we still have a long way to go). I hope this book will be a wake-up call for the publishing […]

[…] Rainbow Books: a comprehensive resource on LGBTQIA+ titles for readers from 0-18 created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association […]

[…] year and a half ago, our local librarian recommended taking a look at the Rainbow Book List, compiled each year by the American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and […]

[…] and authentic GLBTQ content.” Booklists since 2008 (the first year the list was compiled) are available; for whatever reason, the 2018 is house in a different […]

[…] and authentic GLBTQ content.” Booklists since 2008 (the first year the list was compiled) are available. This year’s Rainbow List includes a Top Ten; they’re starred on the original, but here […]

[…] Rainbow Lists (American Library Association) […]

[…] materials and make them accessible to the community varies. Resources like We Need Diverse Books, Rainbow and Over the Rainbow booklists, the Lambda Literary and Stonewall book awards make it easier to […]

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