The 2020 Rainbow Book List

The Rainbow Book List is a curated list of books from the Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association. It features the best books with LGBTQIA+ content designed for youth from birth through 18 years old. There are 92 selected books on the list with a Top Ten also selected. Below are the books in the Top Ten:

Brave Face

Brave Face by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan


Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

The Music of What Happens

The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg

On a Sunbeam

On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden


Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

A Plan for Pops

A Plan for Pops by Heather Smith and Brooke Kerrigan

Stonewall: The Uprising for Gay Rights

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution. by Rob Sanders and Jamey Christoph

We Set the Dark on Fire (We Set the Dark on Fire, #1)

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

When Aidan Became A Brother

When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff and Juanita Kaylani


One thought on “The 2020 Rainbow Book List

  1. I’m really looking forward to reading several of these. The only one I’m familiar with is Tillie Walden and I thought ‘Spinning’ was great! πŸ™‚


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