Celebrate Pride with LGBTQ+ Books for All Ages

By Kat La Mantia | April 23 2024 | BlogGeneralAllGiftAdultsChildren's

Kick off Pride in June with rainbows, parades, and books! Pride Month is a time to highlight queer joy and queer history. With fun gift books covering queer pop culture, accessible children’s books about LGBTQ+ identities, and trending fiction that BookTok can’t get enough of, there are as many ways to celebrate Pride this summer as there are colors in the rainbow!

Explore our favorite books for Pride Month down below, and then check out hats, totes, and tees from Out of Print to wear your pride on your sleeve!

Gift & Non-fiction
Children’s
Teen & YA
Trending & Bestselling Fiction
LGBTQ+ Graphic Novels


Pride Collection from Out of Print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gay Science
The Totally Scientific Examination of LGBTQ+ Culture, Myths, and Stereotypes
978-0-7440-8735-2
New York Times BestsellerComedian Rob Anderson examines queer stereotypes and LGBTQ+ culture with humorous explanations borrowed from real principles across multiple fields of science.
$25.00 US
Apr 23, 2024
8 x 10
Hardcover
240 Pages
DK

Queer and Fearless
Poems Celebrating the Lives of LGBTQ+ Heroes
978-0-593-52369-8
Learn about the lives of some of the most important LGBTQ+ heroes in this unique picture book that combines poetry and biographical information to honor those at the forefront of LGBTQ+ history.
$18.99 US
Apr 16, 2024
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 6-9 years

My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness: Special Edition (Hardcover)
979-88-88432-09-9
A beautiful hardcover rerelease of the critically acclaimed manga that won the Harvey Award--with a new cover and bonus chapter.
$24.99 US
Nov 07, 2023
5-7/8 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
160 Pages
Seven Seas

Category Is: Cocktails!
Mixed Drinks Inspired by Legendary Drag Performers
978-3-7913-8980-6
Slip on your best heels, beat your face for the gods, and get ready to toast sixty iconic drag queens, kings, and nonbinary performers with cocktails and zero-proof drinks made in their honor.
$16.99 US
Mar 26, 2024
6 x 7-1/3
Hardcover
144 Pages
Prestel

I Think We Can!
A Visit to the Pride Parade
978-0-593-65949-6
Little Engine That Could is going to the Pride Parade!
$14.99 US
Apr 23, 2024
9 x 9
Hardcover
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 2-5 years

Iron Widow
978-0-7352-6995-8
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller, now available in a stunning new paperback look with bonus content.Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers.
$11.99 US
Feb 28, 2023
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
416 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 14 and up

The Queer Film Guide
100 great movies that tell LGBTQIA+ stories
978-1-922754-29-5
Enjoy your night in with these movies that tell queer stories.
$19.95 US
May 16, 2023
6-2/7 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
208 Pages
Smith Street Books

Pride: An Inspirational History of the LGBTQ+ Movement
978-0-593-38294-3
Take pride in who you are! This inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community enlightens young readers on the true timeline of LGBTQ+ history around the world, the lives of important figures like Harvey Milk, and iconic events like Stonewall.
$14.99 US
Apr 19, 2022
6-3/8 x 8-3/4
Hardcover
128 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 10 and up

Boys Weekend
978-0-593-31671-9
From the award-winning cartoonist and editor of The Nib, a hilarious trans-"final girl" horror graphic novel about a bachelor party gone very, very wrong.
$28.00 US
Jun 06, 2023
6-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
232 Pages
Pantheon

We Are Everywhere
Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation
978-0-399-58181-6
Have pride in history. A rich and sweeping photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement, from the creators and curators of the massively popular Instagram account @lgbt_history, released in time for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
$40.00 US
May 07, 2019
9 x 12
Hardcover
368 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The GayBCs
978-1-68369-250-8
Now in board book format, a joyful alphabet book of LGBTQ+ vocabulary for kids of all ages!
$10.99 US
May 04, 2021
7 x 7
Board Book
28 Pages
Quirk Books
Age 3-7 years

Delilah Green Doesn't Care
978-0-593-33640-3
A clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love—with all its complications—by debut author Ashley Herring Blake.
$18.00 US
Feb 22, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
400 Pages
Berkley

The Little Book of Pride Heroes
Icons of the LGBTQIA+ Community
978-1-923049-10-9
A celebration of queer trailblazers!
$14.95 US
May 07, 2024
5-1/8 x 7-2/3
Hardcover
108 Pages
Smith Street Books

What Was Stonewall?
978-1-5247-8600-7
How did a spontaneous protest outside of a New York City bar fifty years ago spark a social movement across America? Find out about the history of LGBTQ rights in this Who HQ title.
$7.99 US
Mar 12, 2019
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Us
978-1-5067-3418-7
What happens when the life you thought you had does a 180º turn? Everything, and yet…nothing.
$19.99 US
Aug 08, 2023
6-5/8 x 10-3/16
Paperback
144 Pages
Dark Horse Books

Safe and Sound
A Renter-Friendly Guide to Home Repair
978-0-7440-7907-4
#1 New York Times BestsellerDon’t panic—Mercury Stardust, AKA The Trans Handy Ma’am is here to help!
$24.99 US
Aug 22, 2023
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
224 Pages
DK

Love Makes a Family
978-0-525-55422-6
This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family . . . and that's LOVE.
$11.99 US
Dec 24, 2018
8-5/8 x 8-5/8
Board Book
26 Pages
Dial Books
Age 0-3 years

Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches
978-0-14-313444-2
“Sister Outsider, a collection of essays and speeches by the pioneering feminist Audre Lorde, is one of my all-time-favorite books. It’s always great to have an intersectional tome on hand.” —Amanda Gorman "Sister Outsider's teachings, by one of our most revered elder stateswomen, should be read by everyone." —EssencePresenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature, with a foreword by Mahogany L. Browne. A New York Times New & Noteworthy bookA Penguin Vitae Edition
$28.00 US
Feb 25, 2020
5-1/16 x 7-3/4
Hardcover
208 Pages
Penguin Classics

Hijab Butch Blues
A Memoir
978-0-593-44878-6
AN AUDACIOUS BOOK CLUB PICK · ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2023: Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, BookPage · ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2023: Electric Lit, Autostraddle, BookRiot, SheReads, WBUR, them, Bay Area Reporter, Lambda Literary, Write or Die Magazine“A masterful, must-read contribution to conversations on power, justice, healing, and devotion from a singular voice I now trust with my whole heart.” —GLENNON DOYLE, author of Untamed A queer hijabi Muslim immigrant survives her coming-of-age by drawing strength and inspiration from stories in the Quran in this daring, provocative, and radically hopeful memoir, now in paperback.
$18.00 US
Feb 06, 2024
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
336 Pages
Dial Press Trade Paperback

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
978-0-399-55531-2
The very first picture book about the incredibly inspiring history of the Gay Pride Flag!
$18.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
8-3/4 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 5-8 years