Stonewall Book Awards Announced

The GLBTRT announced the annual Stonewall Book Awards this week at ALA Midwinter. The Stonewall awards go to outstanding fiction and non-fiction for children, young adults, and adults which address the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experience.

The Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award

  • Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion)
  • If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo (Flatiron Books)

Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Award Honor Books

  • When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • Unbecoming by Jenny Downham (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community by Robin Stevenson (Orca Book Publishers)

Stonewall Book Awards – Barbara Gittings Literature Award

  • Desert Boys by Chris McCormick (Picador)

Stonewall Book Awards – Barbara Gittings Literature Award Honor Books

  • Beautiful gravity: a novel by Martin Hyatt (ANTIBOOKCLUB)
  • Dig by Bryan Borland (Stillhouse Press)
  • Guapa by Saleem Haddad (Other Press)
  • Hide: a novel by Matthew Griffin (Bloomsbury USA)

Stonewall Book Awards – Israel Fishman Nonfiction Award

  • How to Survive a Plague: The inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS by David France (Alfred A. Knopf)

Stonewall Book Awards – Israel Fishman Nonfiction Award Honor Books

  • Not straight, not white: black gay men from the march on Washington to the AIDS crisis by Kevin J. Mumford (The University of North Carolina Press)
  • One-man show: the life and art of Bernard Perlin by Michael Schreiber (Bruno Gmünder GmbH)
  • Rethinking sexism, gender, and sexuality edited by Annika Butler-Wall, Kim Cosier, et al  (Rethinking Schools)
  • Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan E Coyote (Arsenal Pulp Press)

 

The Stonewall award books are selected each year by the GLBTRT Stonewall Awards Committee.

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