Rainbow Reads

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Kids Rainbow Reads
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Young Readers

Red: A Crayon's Story
Michael Hall

Jacob's New Dress
Sarah Hoffman

Worm loves Worm
J.J. Austrian

The Zero Dad's Club
Angel Adeyoha

The Newspaper Pirates
J. Wallace Skelton

M is for Moustache ;  pride ABC book
Catherine Hernandez

A Princess of Great Daring
Tobi Hill-Meyer

Love is in the Hair
Syrus Marcus Ware 

Ages 8-12

Raina Telegemeier

The Pants Project
Cat Clarke

The Other Boy
M.G. Hennessey

Barbara Dee

Noelle Stevenson

Princeless: Raven, The Pirate Queen
Jeremy Whitley

Alex Gino

Who Are You? The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity
Brook Pessin-Whedbee


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Grade 7 & Up

Kevin Keller: Welcome to Riverdale
Dan Parent

We Are Okay
Nina LaCour

Not Your Sidekick
C.B. Lee

R. J. Anderson

Grade 8 & Up

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition
Katie Rain Hill

Seven Ways We Lie
Riley Redgate

If I Was Your Girl
Meredith Russo

Labyrinth Lost
Zoraida Cordova

Grade 10 & Up

Decelerate Blue
Adam Rapp

Three Truths and a Lie
Brent Hartinger

Our Own Private Universe
Robin Talley

History Is All You Left Me
Adam Silvera

When Everthing Feels Like the Movies
Raziel Reid

Malinda Lo


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Prairie Ostrich
Tamai Kobayashi

Black Wave
Michelle Tea

Golden Boy
Abigail Tarttelin

A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara


Under the Udala Trees
Chinelo Okparanta

Here Comes the Sun
Nicole Dennis-Benn

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours : stories
Helen Oyeyemi

Jam On The Vine
LaShonda K. Barnett

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