Solidarity Week

Celebrate our LGBTQ+ friends year round!

Gender Non-Conformity

  • Julián is a Mermaid (Jessica Love)
  • Pink is for Boys (Robb Pearlman)
  • Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? (Carmela LaVigna)
  • What Riley Wore (Elena K. Arnold)
  • Except When They Don't (Laura Gehl)
  • Be Who You Are (Todd Parr)
  • It's Okay to Be Different (Todd Parr)
  • Sparkle Boy (Lesléa Newman)
  • Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress (Christine Baldacchino)
  • My Princess Boy : a mom's story about a young boy who loves to dress up (Cheryl Kilodavis)
  • Jacob's New Dress (Ian Hoffman)
  • This Day in June (Gayle E. Pitman)

LGBTQ+ Families

  • Family is Family is Family (Sarah O'Leary)
  • King and King (Linda de Haan & Stern Nijland)
  • And Tango Makes Three (Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell)
  • Prince and Knight (Daniel Haack)
  • Stella Brings the Family (Miriam B. Schiffer)
  • Love is Love (Michael Genhart)
  • The Family Book (Todd Parr)
  • Worm Loves Worm (J.J. Austrian)
  • My Dad is a Clown / Mi papá es un payaso (José Carlos Andrés)
  • A Tale of Two Mommies (Vanita Oelschlager)
  • My Family, Your Family (Lisa Bullard)
  • Uncle Bobby's Wedding (Sarah S. Brannen)
  • In Our Mother's House (Patricia Polacco)
  • Molly's Family (Nancy Garden)
  • Home at Last (Chris Raschka)
  • Donovan's Big Day (Lesléa Newman)
  • Harriet gets Carried Away (Jessie Sima)

Books with Transgender Characters

  • When Aiden Became a Brother (Kyle Lukoff)
  • Red (Michael C. Hall)
  • When Kayla was Kyle (Amy Fabrikant)
  • I am Jazz (Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings)
  • Jack not Jackie (Erica Silverman)
  • Rough-Tough Charley (Verla Kay)
  • 10,000 Dresses (Marcus Ewert)
  • Introducing Teddy: a gentle story about gender and friendship

Graphic Novels

  • The Prince and the Dressmaker (Jen Wang)
  • Princess Princess Ever After (Katie O'Neil)
  • Princeless (Jeremy Whitley)
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Chapter Books

  • George (Alex Gino)
  • The Pants Project (Cat Clarke)
  • The Misadventures of Family Fletcher (Dana Levy)


  • Who are you? The kid's guide to gender identity (Brook Pessin-Whedbee)
  • Gay and lesbian history for kids : the century-long struggle for LGBT rights, with 21 activities (Jerome Pohlen)
  • Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag (Rob Sanders)
  • Stonewall: A Building, an Uprising, a Revolution (Rob Sanders)