Express Yourself!

By Drag Queen Story Hour

By Drag Queen Story Hour

Tabitha and Magoo Dress Up Too

Michelle Tea and Ellis Van Der Does

$17.95 $16.51

Michelle Tea is the author of numerous books and founder Drag Queen Story Hour and RADAR Productions.

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish

Lil Miss Hot Mess and Olga de Dios Ruiz

$17.98 $16.54

Lil Miss Hot Mess was among the first Drag Queen Story Hour queens, and serves on its global leadership team. She has hosted readings at the ICA LA, RuPaul’s Drag Con, Vice Media, and numerous libraries and schools coast-to-coast.

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero

Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers

$17.98 $16.54

This books's introduction is by Marti Cummings, one of Drag Queen Story Hour's NYC Queens. Marti Allen-Cummings (They/Them) is an activist, community board member, gig worker and drag artist running for city council in uptown manhattan. Marti has been working in NYC for 13 years AFTER MOVING to the city AT AGE 17 to pursue a performing arts CAREER.

Julián Is a Mermaid

Jessica Love

$16.99 $15.63

Author Jessica Love has been a long time supporter of Drag Queen Story Hour! She has co-hosted several events with DQSH and has auctioned off her art in a fundraiser for the NYC Chapter!

Be Who You Are

Todd Parr

$17.99 $16.55

Todd Parr has been a huge supporter of Drag Queen Story Hour! He was one of the first authors to let his books be read virtually for DQSHs back in March 2020

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity

Theresa Thorn and Noah Grigni

$17.99 $16.55

A beautifully colorful book, that covers the terms, pronouns, and concepts of gender and gender identity, and how those can stay or change over time.

Being You: A First Conversation about Gender

Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, et al.

$8.99 $8.27

This body talks about bodies, and how each body is different, and how we think about ourselves and our bodies. This book is great for starting conversations, letting children ask questions, and answering all at once.

Call Me Tree / Llámame Árbol

Maya Christina Gonzalez

$19.95 $18.35

A bilingual book about the journey of discovering oneself--growing into the beautiful tree you were always meant to be!

They She He Me: Free to Be!

Maya Gonzalez and Matthew Sg


An exploration of pronouns, neopronouns, and all of the various ways we can express our gender, and free to be we!

The Gender Wheel - School Edition: a story about bodies and gender for every body

Maya Christina Gonzalez


This book teaches about the body as well as gender, identity, and self expression!

They, She, He easy as ABC

Maya Christina Gonzalez and Matthew Sg


An ABCs of gender and pronouns!

Mary Had a Little Glam: Volume 1

Tammi Sauer and Vanessa Brantley-Newton

$16.95 $15.59

Mary loves fashion, and glamor--when she sees that her school and classmates are dressed so drab, she decides to help out and make them fab!

Not Quite Narwhal

Jessie Sima

$17.98 $16.54

Kelp is not like the other Narwhals--he might be something different. But what is he? Join Kelp on his journey of self-discovery, and eventually embracing all of the parts of himself.

Red: A Crayon's Story

Michael Hall

$17.99 $16.55

Follow Red as he tries his best to be red, but just can't seem to get the hang of it--with the help of a friend, he discovers his true self, that he's been Blue all along! A great story that can apply to many aspects of Self-Discovery.

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Christine Baldacchino and Isabelle Malenfant

$17.99 $16.55

Morris loves the tangerine dress at his school's dress up corner, and wears it all the time--but the other kids in his class make fun of him for it. Using his imagination, he is able to show some of them the great adventures he goes on in his tangerine dress.

I Am Jazz

Jazz Jennings, Jessica Herthel, et al.

$17.98 $16.54

Jazz Jennings tells the story of her childhood, and in the process explains gender, gender identity, and what it is like to grow up transgender.

Lulu Is a Rhinoceros

Jason Flom and Allison Flom

$16.99 $15.63

A very funny story about Lulu, who tries everything to get everyone to acknowledge that she is a rhinoceros. Eventually, through all her pitfalls, she finds a community of her peers, and a friend, who accept her as the rhinoceros she is.

Seamus's Short Story

Heather Hartt-Sussman and Milan Pavlovic

$16.95 $15.59

Seamus is very short in a world made for tall people--when he tries on his mother's high heels, he discovers all the wonders of being tall, but he also misses being small. He decides being both is the way to go!

10,000 Dresses

Marcus Ewert and Rex Ray


Bailey dreams of beautiful dresses, and all she wants is to try every one of them on. But no one listens when she is awake, insisting that she is something she is not--until she meets someone like her, who also loves dresses just as much!

Sparkle Boy

Leslea Newman and Maria Mola

$18.95 $17.43

Lesléa Newman, author of Heather Has Two Mommies, does it again with this lovely story about a little boy discovering how he loves to express himself, and his big sister learning how to accept and support him.