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LGBTQ+ Resources: K-12

The resources on this page are intended to be used in the support and education of children in the K-12 system. Take a few minutes a browse some of the titles offered at Jackson Library. 

Resources for adults on LGBTQ+ youth topics. 

This short list provides information, organizations, and support sites for a wide variety of topics which parents, friends, and educators may encounter when working with and supporting LGBTQ+ youth. 

Health and Well-Being


Ensuring a Safe and Inclusive School Environment for LGBTQ Students

In this webinar, hear from presenters as they share diverse perspectives and strategies on how to create safe and positive school environments to protect the civil rights and socio-emotional well-being of LGBTQ students.

How LGBTQ curriculum is being taught in schools

Historic moments for the gay rights movement are often overlooked in schools. We explore the impact that has on students. Presented by Newsy.

How School Leaders Can Appropriately Address the Needs of LGBTQ Students

This webinar will cover how school leaders can support gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer students by creating a school culture that is safe and inclusive.

Browse Bearcat Search for Juvenile and YA LGBTQ+ literature.

Or try searching for books on teaching and LGBTQ+.

Below are just a few books in circulation at Jackson Library. 

Middle Grade

Hurricane Child

By Callender, Kacen

Call Number: PZ7.1.C317 H8 2018

The ABC's of LGBT+ 

By Mardell, Ashley

Call Number: HQ73 .M37 2016

The Prince and the Dressmaker 

By Wang, Jen

Call Number: PZ7.7.W366 P7 2018

Pride: the Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

By Sanders, Rob & Salerno, Steven

Call Number: PZ 20 F 869 .S353 M54569 2018


Young Adult

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

By Albertalli, Becky

Call Number: PZ7.A434 S56 2016

Like a Love Story

By Nazemian, Abdi

Call Number: PZ7.1.N378 L5 2019

Picture Us in the Light

By Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Call Number: PZ7.1.G55 P53 2018

Check, Please!: Book1,  # Hockey

By Ukazu, Ngozi

Call Number: PZ7.7.U53 C4 2018