Books for All Ages (Trans/Gender and Queer Reads)

Easy reads and picture books

  • Is Your Family Like Mine by Lois Abramchik

  • How My Family Came to Be: Daddy, Papa and Me by Andrew R. Aldrich

  • While You Were Sleeping by Stephanie Burks

  • 123 A Family Counting Book by Bobbi Combs

  • ABC A Family Alphabet Book by Bobbi Combs

  • Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story by Kaitlyn Taylor Considine

  • Jack and Jim by Kitty Crowther

  • The Dragon and the Doctor by  Barbara Danish

  • King & King by De Haan, et al

  • King & King & Family by De Haan, et al

  • Mama Eat Ant, Yuck, Barbara Lynn Edmonds

  • When Grown-Ups Fall in Love, Barbara Lynn Edmonds

  • Asha's Mums, Rosamund Elwin, et al

  • 10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert

  • The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Fierstein

  • Molly's Family by Nancy Garden

  • George by Alex Gino

  • It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health by Robie H. Harris

  • I Am Jazz by Jazz Jenning and Jessica Herthel

  • Best Best Colors/Los Mejores Colores by Eric Hoffman

  • And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell, et al

  • The Family Book by Todd Parr

  • This Day In June by Gayle E. Pitman

  • All I Want To Be Is Me by Phyllis Rothblatt

  • Who's in a Family? By Robert Skutch

  • Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

  • One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads by Johnny Valentine

  • The Daddy Machine by Johnny Valentine

  • Daddy's Roommate by Michael Willhoite

  • Daddy's Wedding by Michael Willhoite


Young Adult

  • Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen by Arin Andrews

  • No Castles Here by A. C. E. Bauer

  • One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva

  • I Am J by Cris Beam

  • Brooklyn, Burning by Steven Brezenoff

  • A Queer And Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein

  • In His Secret Life by Mel Bossa

  • Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

  • Very LeFreak by Rachel Cohn

  • Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristen Cronn-Mills

  • Happy Families by Tanita S. Davis

  • Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

  • Being Emily by Rachel Gold

  • Just Girls by Rachel Gold

  • Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin

  • Rethinking Normal by Katie Rain Hill

  • Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher

  • Newsgirl by Liza Ketchum

  • Pantomime by Laura Lim

  • Alice on the Outside by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

  • Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

  • Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

  • Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz

  • The Servant by Fatima Sharafeddine

  • Wandering Son (series) by Shimura Takako

  • How To Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford

  • Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

  • Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian

  • Kiss by Jacqueline Wilson

  • Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger

  • The Gender Quest Workbook by Multiple Authors

Adult

  • Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers by Cris Beam

  • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie A. Brill and Rachel Pepper

  • Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son by Lori Duron

  • Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children by Diane Ehrensaft

  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

  • Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman by Leslie Feinberg

  • Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

  • Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents by Irwin Krieger

  • Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families by Arlene Istar Lev

  • Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action by Elizabeth Meyer and Annie Pullen Sansfaçon (Editors)

  • Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock

  • Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt

  • Transitions of the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children by Rachel Pepper

  • Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue by Nicholas M. Teich

  • Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached by Hillary Whittington

  • Annabel by Kathleen Winter