Stonewall Book Awards - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award

About the Stonewall Book Awards - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award The Stonewall Book Awards are presented to English language books that have exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered experience.

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2014 Winner(s)

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children

written by Kirstin Cronn-Mills, published by Flux, an imprint of Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd.

Gabe has a local community radio program and is worried his listeners will discover he is transgender.   Turning to music and an unlikely friend for support, he must reconcile himself and the world around him in “Beautiful Music for Ugly Children,” Kirsten Cronn-Mills second novel.


Fat Angie

written by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, published by Candlewick Press

In “Fat Angie,” e.E. Charlton-Trujillo tells the powerful story of Angie, who is seen by everyone as only her weight.  Struggling with her image and her relationship with her first girlfriend, K.C., “Fat Angie” shocks everyone by trying out for the school basketball team in this poignant novel.


2014 Honor(s)

Better Nate than Ever

written by Tim Federle, published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division

Branded by the Pink Triangle

written by Ken Setterington, published by Second Story Press

Two Boys Kissing

written by David Levithan, published by Alfred A. Knopf Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.