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Diverse Fiction Browser: Diverse Books @ Schauffler Library

Browse and find fiction books in the library that feature characters from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

Find Diverse Books

We've modified the "Big 9" categories taught in the NMH Diversity & Social Justice curriculum to tag diverse fiction in the library collection, making these books easier to find.

Click on a tag below to see books in the library collection featuring that identifier.

[Note: most books from the past two years or so have been tagged, but most older books have not. Ask a librarian if you aren't seeing what you hoped for, or if you're looking for more!]

Ability

Cognitive disability

Prosopagnosia

Mental illness

Addiction

Alcoholism

Agoraphobia

Anxiety

Attention Deficit Disorder 

Bipolar disorder

Body dysmorphia

Depression

Eating disorders

Anorexia

Bulimia

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

PTSD

Schizophrenia

Self injury

Suicide

Physical disability

Blindness
Deafness
Epilepsy
Huntingtons Disease

Autism

Age

Children

Adolescents

Young adults

Adults

Older people

Appearance

Disfigurement

Size

Gender

Female

Genderqueer

Intersex

Male

Transgender

Language

Race

American Indian

Asian

Black

Mixed race

Pacific Islander

White

Religion

Buddhism 

Christianity

Catholicism

Christian Scientist

Mennonite

 

Cults

Free thought

Hinduism

Islam

Judaism

Obeah

Rastafari

Secular

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Lesbian

LGBTQIA+

Socioeconomic Class

Ethnicity/Nationality

Afghan
African
African American

Algerian
Arab
Arab American
Argentinian
Armenian
Asian American
Australian
Barbadian
Belarusian 
Bengali
Bosnian
Brazilian
British
Cambodian American
Cameroonian 
Canadian
Chechnyan
Chinese
Chinese American

Congolese 
Croatian
Cuban
Cuban American
Czech
Danish
Dominican
Dominican American
Egyptian
Egyptian American
Emirian 

Ethiopian
Filipino
Filipino American
Finnish
First Nations 
French
German
Ghanaian 
Greek
Hispanic
Hungarian
Icelandic 
Indian

Indian American
Iranian
Iranian American
Iraqi
Irish
Irish American
Italian
Ivorian (Ivory Coast)
Japanese
Japanese American
Jewish
Kazakh
Kenyan
Korean
Korean American
Latino/a
Latinx
Lebanese
Lebanese American
Libyan
Lithuanian

Martinican
Mexican American

Moroccan
New Zealand
Nigerian
Norwegian
Pakistani
Pakistani American
Peruvian
Polish
Russian
Scottish
Serbian
Singaporean
Somali
South African
Sri Lankan
Sudanese
Swedish
Syrian

Taiwanese
Tlingit

Trinidadian 
Turkish
Turkish American
Vietnamese
Xhosa

Yemeni 
Zimbabwean