Our Titles on the 2019 Rainbow List

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The Rainbow Book List Committee has announced its 2019 Rainbow Book List, recognizing books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, for young readers and teens 18 and under, with 13 titles published by Penguin Random House imprints, and 4 by Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) clients:

Picture Books

THE ADVENTURES OF HONEY & LEON by Alan Cumming, illustrated by Grant Shaffer (Random House Books for Young Readers)

JULIAN IS A MERMAID by Jessica Love (Candlewick, a PRHPS client)

PRIDE: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders (Random House Books for Young Readers)

Young Adult Nonfiction

THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEKS by Hope Nicholson (Dark Horse Books, a PRHPS client)

Young Adult Fiction

ECHO AFTER ECHO by Amy Rose Capetta (Candlewick, a PRHPS client)

I HAVE LOST MY WAY by Gayle Forman (Viking Books for Young Readers)

CHAOTIC GOOD by Whitney Gardner (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY by Adib Khorram (Dial Books for Young Readers) TOP TEN PICK

ALL WE CAN DO IS WAIT by Richard Lawson (Razorbill)

A LINE IN THE DARK by Malinda Lo (Speak)

REIGN OF THE FALLEN by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Razorbill)

PEOPLE LIKE US by Dana Mele (Putnam Books for Young Readers)

ODD ONE OUT by Nic Stone (Crown Books for Young Readers) TOP TEN PICK

THE BEAUTY THAT REMAINS by Woodfolk, Ashley (Delacorte Press)

Graphic Novels

LEGEND OF KORRA: Turf Wars Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino, illustrated by Irene Koh. (Dark Horse Books, a PRHPS client)

THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM by Chad Sell (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

MY BROTHER’S HUSBAND, Vol. 2. by Gengoroh Tagame, translated by Ann Ishii (Pantheon)

The full 2019 Rainbow List can be found here.


Posted: February 4, 2019