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Read the Rainbow!

We continue to celebrate Rainbow Book Month with a variety of titles for children and young adults. NCRL is committed to providing resources that foster community, understanding, and access to the very best in LGBTQ+ literature.

These books and more are available through NCRL’s Overdrive and Hoopla services. Get started at

Rainbow Reads for Children

Pride Colors by Robin Stevenson

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

Stella Brings the Family by Miriam Schiffer on Hoopla and Overdrive

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

George by Alex Gino on Hoopla (audiobook) and Overdrive

My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer

The Pants Project by Cat Clarke

Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt

Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

The Boy in the Bindi by Virek Shraya

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

Rainbow Reads for Young Adults

Birthday by Meredith Russo, Overdrive (ebook) & Overdrive (eaudio)

Brave Face: A Memoir by Shaun David Hutchinson, Overdrive (ebook) & Overdrive (eaudio)

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender, Overdrive (ebook) & Overdrive (eaudio)

Girl’s of Paper and Fire by Natsha Ngan, Overdrive (ebook) & Overdrive (eaudio)

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura, Hoopla (ebook) & Hoopla (eaudio)

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

 Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu

The Music Of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi on Overdrive (ebook) & Overdrive (eaudio)

Queer: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens by Kathy Belge & Marke Bieschke

Resources for Youth & Families

Stonewall Book Awards -The first and longest-enduring award for LGBTQ+ literature

Rainbow Book List -LGBTQ+ book lists for children and teens

Wenatchee Pride

Pride Foundation

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