Children’s Books

(Cathy, from Blue Willow Bookshop on Memorial Drive in Houston, shared her recommendations for LGBTQ positive books.)


Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

Better Nate than Ever Tim Federle

George by Alex Gino

Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy

To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer

The List of Things that Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead

Drama by Raina Telgemeier


I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver

Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg

We are All Okay by Nina LaCour

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour

Reverie by Ryan LaSala (COMING DEC 2019)

Black Wings Beating series by Alexander London

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman (graphic novel COMING MAY 2020)

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera (COMING SEPT 2020)

Birthday by Meredith Russo

What if It’s Us by Adam Silvera 

The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper (COMING FEB 2020)

Odd One Out by Nic Stone

Check, Please! By Ngozi Ukazu (graphic novel)

I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain by Will Walton

Spinning by Tillie Walden (graphic novel)

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang (graphic novel)