Pride Picture Books
All kinds of families
Ganeri, Anita, author 1961- author
There are all kinds of families. Families can be big or small and they can change over time. Some families live together and others live apart. In every family there are people who love each other.
Families like mine
Miller, Marie-Therese, author
"Families include one child and one parent, multiple parents and grandparents with many children, and everything in between. Explore diverse families and the many ways that they care for one another"-- Provided by publisher.
Families, families, families!
Lang, Suzanne, author
No matter your size, shape, or pedigree - if you love each other, you are a family! Moms, dads, sisters, brothers and more appear in dozens of combinations, demonstrating all kinds of families! Silly animals are cleverly depicted in framed portraits, and offer a warm celebration of family love.
From Archie to Zack
Kirsch, Vincent X., author, illustrator
Archie and Zack are inseparable, both in elementary school and outside it, but Archie is having trouble telling Zack about his love, so he writes a letter, from A. to Z.; in fact he writes a lot of letters, but they do not sound right so he hides them--and though his other friends, Zelda, Zinnia, and Zuzella, find the letters, they all understand who the letters are really for.
Ho'onani : hula warrior
Gale, Heather (Children's author), author
Based on a true story, Ho'onani: Hula Warrior is a celebration of Hawaiian culture and an empowering story of a girl who learns to lead and learns to accept who she really is--and in doing so, gains the respect of all those around her.
Maiden & princess
Haack, Daniel, author
When a maiden reluctantly attends a ball for her friend, the prince, everyone considers her his perfect match until she surprises them--and herself--by finding true love with someone else.
The meaning of pride
Thor, Rosiee, author
"Celebrating the culture and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community, this vibrant picture book shows young readers that there are many ways to show your pride and make a difference"-- Provided by publisher.
Mighty Red Riding Hood : a fairly queer tale
West, Wallace, 1978- author
Better not mess with Little Red when he's got on his favorite frilly red riding hood! It makes him feel happier than a pig in mud, more special than a birthday cake, and mighty as a firecracker. Nothing's gonna stop him from being himself...Not even a big ol' bully of a WOLF!
Neal, Trinity, author
"A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal."-- Provided by publisher.
Papa, Daddy, & Riley
Kirst, Seamus, author
When a classmate insists a family must have a mother and a father, Riley fears she will have to choose between Papa and Daddy until her fathers assure her that love makes a family.
Pink, blue, and you! : questions for kids about gender stereotypes
Gravel, Elise, author, illustrator
"An easy-to-grasp picture book, exploring questions relating to gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexism"-- Provided by publisher.
A plan for Pops
Smith, Heather, 1968- author
Lou spends every Saturday with Grandad and Pops. They walk to the library hand in hand, like a chain of paper dolls. Grandad reads books about science and design, Pops listens to rock and roll, and Lou bounces from lap to lap. But everything changes one Saturday. Pops has a fall. That night there is terrible news: Pops will be confined to a wheelchair, not just for now, but for always. Unable to cope with his new circumstances, he becomes withdrawn and shuts himself in his room. Hearing Grandad trying to cheer up Pops inspires Lou to make a plan. Using skills learned from Grandad, and with a little help from their neighbors, Lou comes up with a plan for Pops.
Stevenson, Robin, 1968- author
A rhyming alphabet book featuring a family who have lost their dog at a Pride parade.
What are your words? : a book about pronouns
Locke, Katherine, author
Ari knows a lot of words for neighbors, including the pronouns each prefers, and with help from Uncle Lior, who always asks "What are your words," figures out which pronouns--and other words--fit best today.
When Aidan became a brother
Lukoff, Kyle, author
Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby.