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Lambda Literary: 2021-2022 Lambda Books

2021-2022 Lambda Books

Welcome to this year's list of Lambda Literary Writers in Schools' authors! 


The New York City School Library System is pleased to provide this year's grant recipients with access to ebooks and audiobooks to go along with your author visits. The books can be accessed in our Citywide Digital Library and access to teaching resources for each title is available at the links below. Multiple copies are available.

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Drawing on Walls: The Story of Keith Haring

Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

From Archie to Zack

The Name I Call Myself

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution

Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History

The Passing Playbook

A Million Quiet Revolutions

We Are Totally Normal

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix

When the Moon Was Ours: A Novel

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World

Spin Me Right Round

The Summer of Everything

Wound from the Mouth of a Wound

Light From Uncommon Stars

In the Watchful City

Everything Is Beautiful, and I'm Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection

Keesha's South African Adventure

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

When Aiden Became a Brother

Carlos, The Fairy Boy

Bling Blaine: Throw Glitter, Not Shade

Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens

All the Things We Do in the Dark

Anger Is a Gift: A Novel

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World

Boyfriends with Girlfriends

Between Perfect and Real

How to Be Remy Cameron



Fire Is Not a Country: Poems

Blue Talk and Love

The Insiders

The Insiders by Mark Oshiro

Teaching Resources

Link to the Book

The ABC of Gender Identity

Large Fears

When We Love Someone, We Sing to Them

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

The Meaning of Pride

A High Five for Glenn Burke

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

The Street Belongs to Us

The Weight of the Stars

Victories Greater Than Death

Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (A Transgender Memoir)

Yesterday Is History

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Out Now: Queer We Go Again!

Each of Us a Desert

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

The Hazards of Love Vol. 1: Bright World

Tarnished Are the Stars

I'm Alive. It Hurts. I Love It.

The Year of Blue Water

Under the Udala Trees

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