Graphic memoirs, or autobiographical comics, are a fascinating way to learn the truth about different cultures, identities, stories, and histories. Through personal experience, the writers and illustrators tell the compelling story of what really happened.
These comics and graphic novels appeal to youth in grades 6-12 and feature gender diverse, trans, gay, lesbian, queer, LGBTQ+ characters. List also includes nonfiction, memoir, #ownvoices books by LGBTQ+ and diverse LGBTQ+ authors.
Looking for more books that highlight diverse authors and diverse experiences? Check out these newly published YA titles. Most of the books included in this list are also available as ebooks or downloadable audiobooks through Libby.
Katie Grindeland is the author of The Gifts We Keep , a selection from The Library Writers Project , which highlights local self-published authors. In an innovative partnership, Ooligan Press worked...