Middle School Book List

Fiction

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

The Boy In The Dress by David Walliams

Drama (graphic novel) by Raina Telgemeier

House of Hades by Rick Riordan (Part of the New York Times Bestselling series, this title introduces a gay character.)

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Age 14 and up, includes reference to sexual encounter.)

My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve Kluger

Marco Impossible by Hannah Moskowitz

The Misfits by James Howe

Totally Joe by James Howe

So Hard To Say by Alex Sanchez

Wandering Son, Volumes 1-6 by Takako Shimura

Volume One

Volume Two

Volume Three

Volume Four

Volume Five

Volume Six

Volume Seven

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor

Non-Fiction

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin (Interviews with transgender and gender queer youth. Includes some profanity in the interviews related to bullying.)

Branded by the Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington (History book about gays in Nazi death camps.)

It Gets Better ed. by Dan Savage

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition by Katie Rain Hill (Memoir of a MTF teen.)

Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews by Arin Andrews (Memoir of a FTM teen.)

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