LGBTQ Family Books for Teens

How It Feels to Have a Gay or Lesbian Parent: A Book by Kids for Kids of All Ages (Haworth Gay and Lesbian Studies) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781560234203
Availability: Special Order
Published: Routledge - July 1st, 2004

Children, adolescents and young adults here talk openly and candidly about how and when they learned of their parent's sexual orientation and the effect it had on them and their families, covering themes of prejudice, harassment, conflict and confusion, as well as hope for tolerance and family harmony.

Faerie Wars (Faerie Wars Chronicles) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781582349435
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - September 1st, 2004

When Henry Atherton helps Mr. Fogarty clean up around his house, he expects to find a mess and a cranky old man; what he doesn't expect to find is Pyrgus Malvae, crown prince of the Faerie realm, who has escaped the treacherous Faeries of the Night by traveling to the human world through a portal powered by trapped lightning.

From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142416419
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Published: Puffin Books - July 8th, 2010

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Three-time Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Woodson explores race and sexuality through the eyes of a compelling narrator

Between Mom and Jo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316067102
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - April 1st, 2008

Nick has a three-legged dog named Lucky, some pet fish, and two moms who think he's the greatest kid ever. And he happens to think he has the greatest Moms ever, but everything changes when his birth mom and her wife, Jo, start to have marital problems. Suddenly, Nick is in the middle, and instead of having two Moms to turn to for advice, he has no one.