Kids Books that Celebrate LGBTQIA Families

"A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--.

A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school.

I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel

Presents the story of a transgender child who traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.

Molly's family by Nancy Garden

When Molly draws a picture of her family for Open School Night, one of her classmates makes her feel bad because he says she cannot have a mommy and a mama.

Everywhere babies by Susan Meyers

Describes babies and the things they do from the time they are born until their first birthday.

A is for activist by Innosanto Nagara

"A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. The alliteration, rhyming, and vibrant illustrations make the book exciting for children, while the issues it brings up resonate with their parents' values of community, equality, and justice. This engaging little book carries huge messages as it inspires hope for the future, and calls children to action while teaching them a love for books"--.

This day in June by Gayle E Pitman

"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--.

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

Offers a look at the history of LGBT rights through personal stories and firsthand accounts, and chronicles the events, organizations, and influential leaders of the movement.

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