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Young Adult Collection

A guide to Carleton's young adult literature, with a special focus around LGBTQ+ representation

LGBTQ+ Book Lists

This page provides lists of recommended LGBTQ+ young adult and children's books by the American Library Association (ALA). If a book from one of these lists is not available at Carleton, check the Northfield Public Library here or suggest an addition to Carleton's collection here.

Stonewall Book Awards List

Stonewall Book Awards is the foremost award for LGBTQIA+ books. Linked are the winners of the Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award, which is the Stonewall award for children's and young adult literature.

Rainbow Book List

The Rainbow Book List is another award for LGBTQ+ children's and YA literature by the American Library Association (ALA) that includes many more titles than the Stonewall Book Awards. The lists by year can be accessed at the following link.