The finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards, given for books with high literary merit to self-identified LGBTQ authors writing on LGBTQ issues, can be found here.
This years finalists in the Children’s/YA book category are:
Christian, the Hugging Lion, by Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell, illustrated by Amy June Bates Simon & Schuster
Jumpstart the World, by Catherine Ryan Hyde Random House Books for Children
Love Drugged, by James Klise Flux
Wildthorn, by Jane Eagland Houghton Mifflin Harcourt