Friday, September 12, 2014


A couple months back, I got really into the #WeNeedDiverseBooks tag on Twitter. Now, I've gathered some of the books off of my shelves that I think are diverse and should be shared with the world. Not see one on the list? Add it in the comments!

Vivian Divine is Dead by Lauren Sabel (character of color)

All the Colors of Love by Jessica Freely (not for younger readers) (LGBTQ relationship)

Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens (Sexual violence)

Don't Touch by Rachel M. Wilson (Anxiety disorder)

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Sexual violence)

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern (Disabilities in teens)

Crank by Ellen Hopkins (Drug abuse)

The Theory of Everything by J. J. Johnson (PTSD, grief, etc)

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson (Eating disorders-anorexia)

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (LGBTQ relationship)

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskin (Mental disorders in children, loss)

And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard (Teen pregnancy)

She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick (Blindness in teens)

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Character of color, body image)

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