By SOMA Justice's Preschool Book Club

References and Resources:

Here Wee Read, blog and booklists by a Black diversity and inclusion expert, http://hereweeread.com (blog) and https://bookshop.org/lists/lgbtq-themed-books (booklists)

Maplewood Children's Librarians

Booklists

https://www.advocate.com/books/2016/1/29/21-lgbt-picture-books-every-kid-should-read

• https://www.booklistreader.com/2017/03/28/books-and-authors/a-trans-and-gender-nonconforming-reading-list-for-all-ages/

• http://www.welcomingschools.org/pages/looking-at-gender-identity-with-childrens-books/

• https://www.stonewall.org.uk/sites/default/files/reading_list_primary_final_lo_res_v2.pdf

• https://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=446

When Aidan Became a Brother

Kyle Lukoff and Kaylani Juanita

$18.95 $17.43

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression, LGBTQ Families/Characters

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Rob Sanders and Steven Salerno

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Rupaul Charles

Little Bee Books and Vincent Chen

$6.99 $6.43

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

They She He Me: Free to Be!

Maya Christina Gonzalez and Matthew Sg

$13.95

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Julián at the Wedding

Jessica Love

$16.98 $15.62

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Queer Heroes: Meet 53 Lgbtq Heroes from Past and Present!

Arabelle Sicardi and Sarah Tanat-Jones

$22.99 $20.69

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Stonewall: A Building. an Uprising. a Revolution

Rob Sanders and Jamey Christoph

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Sewing the Rainbow: A Story about Gilbert Baker

Gayle E. Pitman and Holly Clifton-Brown

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Julián Is a Mermaid

Jessica Love

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

My Rainbow

Trinity Neal, Deshanna Neal, et al.

$17.98 $16.54

BOARD BOOK CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Sparkle Boy

Leslea Newman and Maria Mola

$18.95 $17.43

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

My Princess Boy

Cheryl Kilodavis and Suzanne DeSimone

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

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

Maya Christina Gonzalez

$20.95

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

Michael Genhart and Anne Passchier

$17.98 $16.54

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

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

Theresa Thorn and Noah Grigni

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

I Am Jazz

Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings, et al.

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression, LGBTQ Families/Characters

A Tale of Two Mommies

Vanita Oelschlager and Mike Blanc

$15.95 $14.67

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

My Two Dads and Me

Michael Joosten and Izak Zenou

$8.99 $8.27

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

This Day in June

Gayle E. Pitman

$9.99 $9.19

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Pink Is for Boys

Robb Pearlman and Eda Kaban

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Love Makes a Family

Sophie Beer

$11.99 $11.03

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Be Who You Are

Todd Parr

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

My Two Moms and Me

Michael Joosten and Izak Zenou

$8.99 $8.27

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Christine Baldacchino and Isabelle Malenfant

$16.95 $15.59

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Prince & Knight

Daniel Haack and Stevie Lewis

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

They, She, He easy as ABC

Maya Christina Gonzalez and Matthew Sg

$19.95

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Be Amazing: A History of Pride

Desmond Napoles and Dylan Glynn

$18.99 $17.47

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Baby's First Words/Mis Primeras Palabras

Sunny Scribens, Stella Blackstone, et al.

$7.99 $7.35

BOARD BOOK CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

The Boy & the Bindi

Vivek Shraya and Rajni Perera

$17.95 $16.51

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

The Fighting Infantryman: The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier

Rob Sanders and Nabi Ali

$18.99 $17.47

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ History, LGBTQ Families/Characters, Gender Identity and Expression,

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

Lil Miss Hot Mess and Olga De Dios

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression, LGBTQ Families/Characters

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero

Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression, LGBTQ Families/Characters

Tabitha and Magoo Dress Up Too

Michelle Tea and Ellis Van Der Does

$17.95 $16.51

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression, LGBTQ Families/Characters

I'm Not a Girl: A Transgender Story

Jessica Verdi, Maddox Lyons, et al.

$18.98 $17.46

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Mayor Pete: The Story of Pete Buttigieg

Rob Sanders and Levi Hastings

$19.99 $18.39

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

My Maddy

Gayle E. Pitman and Violet Tobacco

$14.99 $13.79

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Papa, Daddy, and Riley

Seamus Kirst and Devon Holzwarth

$14.99 $13.79

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Plenty of Hugs

Fran Manushkin and Kate Alizadeh

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Pride 1 2 3

Michael Joosten and Wednesday Holmes

$7.99 $7.35

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Uncle Bobby's Wedding

Sarah S. Brannen and Lucia Soto

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Were I Not a Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry

Lisa Robinson and Lauren Simkin Berke

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Zero Local: Next Stop: Kindness

Vita Murrow and Ethan Murrow

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

Call Me Tree / Llámame Árbol

Maya Gonzalez

$18.95 $17.43

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

Our Rainbow

Little Bee Books

$8.99 $8.27

BOARD BOOK CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

Ho'onani: Hula Warrior

Heather Gale and Mika Song

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Jacob's Room to Choose

Ian Hoffman, Sarah Hoffman, et al.

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

My Footprints

Bao Phi and Basia Tran

$19.98 $18.38

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Pride Colors

Robin Stevenson

$10.95 $10.07

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Pride/LGBTQ History

Sam!

Dani Gabriel and Robert Liu-Trujillo

$16.95 $15.59

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

One of a Kind, Like Me / Único Como Yo

Laurin Mayeno

$16.95 $15.59

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

My Two Grannies

Floella Benjamin and Margaret Chamberlain

$7.95 $7.31

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

An ABC of Equality

Chana Ginelle Ewing and Paulina Morgan

$15.99 $14.71

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story about Gender and Friendship

Jessica Walton and Dougal MacPherson

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Jacob's New Dress

Ian Hoffman, Sarah Hoffman, et al.

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

Red: A Crayon's Story

Michael Hall

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: Gender Identity and Expression

It's Okay to Be Different

Todd Parr

$8.99 $8.27

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

Families, Families, Families!

Suzanne Lang

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

Families

Shelley Rotner and Sheila M Kelly

$7.99 $7.35

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

The Family Book

Todd Parr

$8.99 $8.27

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

The Great Big Book of Families

Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

One Family

George Shannon and Blanca Gomez

$17.98 $16.54

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

A Tale of Two Daddies

Vanita Oelschlager and Kristin Blackwood

$8.94 $8.22

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Heather Has Two Mommies

Leslea Newman and Laura Cornell

$6.99 $6.43

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Donovan's Big Day

Leslea Newman and Mike Dutton

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Stella Brings the Family

Miriam B Schiffer and Holly Clifton-Brown

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

And Tango Makes Three

Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, et al.

$9.99 $9.19

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

King and King

Linda de Haan, Stern Nijland, et al.

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Worm Loves Worm

J J Austrian and Mike Curato

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity

The Different Dragon

Jennifer Bryan and Danamarle Hosler

$12.95

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General inclusion and freedom to "be yourself"

The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived

Daniel Errico and Shiloh Penfield

$16.99 $15.63

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

A Plan for Pops

Heather Smith and Brooke Kerrigan

$19.95 $18.35

CATEGORY/TOPIC: LGBTQ Families/Characters

Ten Little Eggs: A Celebration of Family

Zondervan and Jess Mikhail

$17.99 $16.55

CATEGORY/TOPIC: General Family Diversity