Pride YA Picks for Teens this June

Here’s a look at some of the Young Adult Fiction books that teens (and those young at heart) can check out this June to celebrate Pride Month. Happy reading!

As You Walk On By
By Julian Winters

Fake Dates & Mooncakes
By Sher Lee
Book | eAudio

Forever is Now
By Mariama Lockington

Valiant Ladies
By Melissa Grey

Heartstopper, Vol. 2
By Alice Oseman
Book | eBook

Destination Unknown
By Bill Konigsberg

Book | eBook

If I See You Again Tomorrow
By Robbie Couch

Girls Like Girls
By Hayley Kiyoko


We Deserve Monuments
By Jas Hammonds

Book | eBook | eAudio

By G. Haron Davis

¡Ay, Mija! : My Bilingual Summer In Mexico
By Christine Suggs

By Danie Stirling

Swing into the Spider-Verse with these Books!

If you can’t get enough of Miles Morales after seeing Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, check out these books available from the Pratt Library. Enjoy!

Miles Morales: Spider-Man
By Jason Reynolds

Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Oh yeah, and he’s Spider-Man. But lately, Miles’s spidey-sense has been on the fritz. After his scholarship is threatened, Miles uncovers a chilling plot, one that puts his friends, his neighborhood, and himself at risk. It’s time for Miles to suit up.

Book  | eBook

Miles Morales: Stranger Tides
By Justin A. Reynolds

Miles Morales has just about gotten used to this being Spider-Man thing. When Spider-Man is invited to a launch for a brand-new video game, things go sideways fast. Anyone who plays the game is frozen, and it’s all because of a villain named the Stranger. Left with the fate of the world in his hands, and the clock is ticking on Miles. Can he turn old foes to friends and find the answers he needs in time?

Book | eBook

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
By Marvel

As Peter trains Miles to become the next Spider-Man and embrace his destiny as a hero, Miles will confront a rogues’ gallery of classic Spider-Man villains unlike anything that Peter had to face. Will Miles be able to come into his own as a bona fide Super Hero, or will the pressures of saving the world prove too great?


Miles Morales: Suspended
By Jason Reyonlds

During Miles’s in-school suspension, he finds himself in a fierce battle with a classmate turned insidious termite who is determined to destroy books and the Black and Brown history they contain, and only Miles can stop him.


Celebrate LGBTQ+ Culture with the Pratt

Happy Pride Month! Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library in celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, history, and talent with these books, movies, and more. For more picks, visit here

What’s the T?
By Juno Dawson
Book | eBook

By Jinwoo Chong

Book | eBook

Back in a Spell
By Lana Harper
Book | eBook | eAudio

How to Find a Princess
By Alyssa Cole
Book | eBook

Bad Gays
By Huw Lemmey

The Romantic Agenda
By Claire Kann
Book | eBook

Something Wild & Wonderful
By Anita Kelly
Book | eBook

The Prophets
By Robert Jones Jr. 

Book | eBook | eAudio

Tell Me I’m Worthless
By Alison Rumfitt

Book | eBook | eAudio

The Government Means to Kill Me
By Rasheed Newsom
Book | eBook | eAudio

The Celebrants
By Steven Rowley
Book | eBook | eAudio

Out! A Parent’s Guide
By John Sovec

What’s New for Teens this June

Not sure what to read next for Summer Break Baltimore? The Pratt has you covered with a list of some of the newest books available to pick up or download. Enjoy!

Lose You To Find Me
By Erik J. Brown


Painted Devils
By Margaret Owen
Book | eBook

Every Day: The Graphic Novel
By David Levithan

By Rey Terciero and Bre Indigo


Path of Vengeance
By Cavan Scott
Book | eBook

Julieta and the Romeos
By Maria E. Andreu

Basil and Oregano
By Melissa Capriglione

Book | eBook

As Long As We’re Together
By Brianna Peppins
Book | eBook

Araña And Spider-Man 2099: Dark Tomorrow
By Alex Segura
Book | eBook

Check out What’s New this June!

Here’s a look at a some of the newest books available this month at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Make sure to add one, two, or a few to your Summer Break Baltimore reading list!

Better Living Through Birding
By Christian Cooper
Book | eBook | eAudio

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women
By Lisa See
Book | eBook | eAudio

American Whitelash
By Wesley Lowery
Book | eBook | eAudio

Love Theoretically
By Ali Hazelwood
Book | eBook

Zero Days
By Ruth Ware
Book | eBook | eAudio

Five Star Weekend
By Elin Hilderbrand
Book | eBook | eAudio

The Wind Knows My Name
By Isabel Allende
Book | eBook | eAudio

The Supermajority
By Michael Waldman


The Only One Left
By Riley Sager
Book | eBook | eAudio

The Questions That Matter Most
By Jane Smiley


Sisterhood Heals
By Joy Harden Bradford
, Ph.D.

Nineteen Claws and a Blackbird
By Agustina Bazterrica
Book | eBook | eAudio