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Suggested Reading Lists for Diverse Topics
Belpré Medal Winners
A list of all winner and honor books from 1996 to present. Established in 1996, this award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Coretta Scott King Awards list
A complete list of the Author, Illustrator, John Steptoe, and Virgina Hamilton winners (and honor books where appropriate). Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream.
Over the Rainbow List
The bibliography features quality fiction and nonfiction books for adults that are recognized by Over the Rainbow Project, an ad hoc committee for GLBTRT, for their authentic expression of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experiences. Each year, the Over the rainbow Project releases its annotated bibliography to aid librarians and patrons in selecting quality books released over the past 18 months.
The Rainbow Book List
Created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association. It presents an annual bibliography of quality books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content, which are recommended for people from birth through eighteen years of age.
Schneider Winner list
The list of all winners from 2004 to present. The Schneider Family Book Award honors an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
Stonewall Book Awards list
he Stonewall Book Awards of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table of ALA are given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience, This is the complete list of all Stonewall Book Awards winner and honors, for fiction, nonfiction, children's and young adult literature from 1971-present.
We Need Diverse Books - booklists
We Need Diverse Books™ is a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people. These lists cover YA, middle grade, and picture books.