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Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Critically acclaimed, award-winning YA books for Pride Month

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One of the (many!) great things about Pride Month falling in June is getting out of school, kicking back and enjoying a book at the beach, pool or in a lazy hammock strung between trees. An additional pleasure is finding literature that you can relate to, which was once quite challenging for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) youth. Fortunately, there are more outstanding YA reads available than ever before and we have some terrific, critically praised page-turners here for you that will launch your summer of sun-soaked bliss. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (Simon & Schuster) This coming-of-age novel received no less than five literary awards, including the Stonewall Book Award,…

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