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Elementary: LGBTQ

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on March 29, 2019

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    My princess boy

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    My princess boy : [a mom's story about a young boy who loves to dress up]

    Kilodavis, Cheryl.

    Illustrations and text describe a four-year-old boy who happily wears dresses, a princess tiara, and the color pink while he climbs trees and plays soccer, even though there are people who laugh and do not think that boys should wear dresses.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Families

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    Families : a celebration of diversity, commitment, and love

    Jenness, Aylette.

    Photographs and text depict the lives of seventeen families from around the country, some with step relationships, divorce, gay parents, foster siblings, and other diverse components.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Zack's story

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    Zack's story : growing up with same-sex parents

    Greenberg, Keith Elliot.

    An eleven-year-old boy describes life as part of a family made up of himself, his mother and her lesbian partner.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Gay rights

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    Gay rights

    Kafka, Tina, 1950-

    Explores the issue of gay rights, looking at the challenges faced by gay people as they attempt to marry and raise children, and discussing gay rights in schools and the workplace. Lists sources of additional information.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    I am Jazz

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    I am Jazz

    Herthel, Jessica.

    Text and illustrations tell the story of Jazz Jenning, who was born a boy, but felt like a girl.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    The Harvey Milk story

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    The Harvey Milk story

    Krakow, Kari.

    The story of Harvey Milk, San Francisco's first openly gay city official.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    The skull of truth

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    COV

    The skull of truth : a magic shop book

    Coville, Bruce.

    Charlie, a sixth-grader with a compulsion to tell lies, acquires a mysterious skull that forces its owner to tell only the truth, causing some awkward moments before he understands its power.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Totally Joe

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    Totally Joe

    Howe, James, 1946-

    As a school assignment, a thirteen-year-old boy writes an alphabiography, and explores issues of friendship, family, school, and the challenges of being a gay teenager.

    Due 11/21/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Gracefully Grayson

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    Gracefully Grayson

    Polonsky, Ami.

    Grayson, a transgender twelve-year-old, learns to accept her true identity and share it with the world.

    Due 11/13/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Is your family like mine?

    Abramchik, Lois

    Explores multicultural friendships and family diversity from the viewpoint of Armetha, a five year old with two moms.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Worm loves Worm

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    Worm loves Worm

    Austrian, J.J.

    Two worms in love decide to get married, and with help from Cricket, Beetle, Spider, and the Bees they have everything they need and more, but which one will be the bride and which the groom?

    Overdue

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress

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    Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress

    Baldacchino, Christine, 1977-

    A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears a tangerine colored dress to school.

    Due 11/19/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Uncle Bobby's wedding

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    Uncle Bobby's wedding

    Brannen, Sarah S.

    Chloë is jealous and sad when her favorite uncle announces that he will be getting married, but as she gets to know Jamie better and becomes involved in planning the wedding, she discovers that she will always be special to Uncle Bobby--and to Uncle Jamie, too.

    Due 12/03/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The different dragon

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    The different dragon

    Bryan, Jennifer.

    A young boy, who has two mothers, helps one of his moms create a bedtime story in which he helps a dragon cope with his differences.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    10,000 dresses

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    10,000 dresses

    Ewert, Marcus.

    Bailey longs to wear the beautiful dresses of her dreams but is ridiculed by her unsympathetic family which rejects her true perception of herself. Every night Bailey dreams about magical dresses; dresses made of crystals and rainbows and flowers, even dresses made of windows. But when Bailey's awake no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is inspired by Bailey's imagination. The two of them begin making dresses together, and Bailey's dreams come true.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Molly's family

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    Molly's family

    Garden, Nancy.

    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.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Antonio's card

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    Antonio's card / La tarjeta de Antonio / cuento, Rigoberto González ; ilustraciones, Cecilia Concepción Álvarez

    González, Rigoberto.

    With Mother's Day coming, Antonio finds he has to decide about what is important to him when his classmates make fun of the unusual appearance of his mother's partner, Leslie. Presented in English and Spanish.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    King & King & family

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    King & King & family

    Haan, Linda de, 1965-

    King Lee and King Bertie take a honeymoon trip to the jungle and bring home a surprise.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    King & King

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    King & King

    Haan, Linda de, 1965-

    When the queen insists that the prince get married and take over as king, the search for a suitable mate does not turn out as expected.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Jacob's new dress

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    Jacob's new dress

    Hoffman, Sarah.

    Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school, too.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The Baby Kangaroo Treasure Hunt: A Gay Parenting Story

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    The Baby Kangaroo Treasure Hunt: A Gay Parenting Story

    Jover, Carmen Martinez.

    A children's story of how two kangaroos, Jack and Sam, a gay couple, have their own baby by means of an egg donor and surrogacy.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Mini Mia and her darling uncle

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    Mini Mia and her darling uncle

    Lindenbaum, Pija.

    Mini Mia loves hanging out with her eccentric Uncle Tommy, but she is not at all pleased when his friend Fergus comes to visit, until she learns he plays soccer.

    Available

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Julián is a mermaid

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    Julián is a mermaid

    Love, Jessica.

    "While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Juliann gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes--and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?"--OCLC.

    Available

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    One of a kind, like me =

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    One of a kind, like me = Único como yo

    Mayeno, Laurin.

    "Tomorrow is the school parade, and Danny knows exactly what he will be: a princess. Mommy supports him 100%, and they race to the thrift store to find his costume. It's almost closing time. Will Danny find the costume of his dreams in time?"--Amazon.com.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Donovan's big day

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    Donovan's big day

    Newman, Lesléa.

    From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Felicia's favorite story

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    Felicia's favorite story

    Newman, Lesléa.

    Felicia wants to hear her favorite story before she falls asleep, so her parents tell her how she was adopted by Mama Nessa and Mama Linda.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    A tale of two daddies

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    A tale of two daddies

    Oelschlager, Vanita.

    A young girl answers her friend's questions about the different things her two dads do for her.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    A tale of two mommies

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    A tale of two mommies

    Oelschlager, Vanita.

    While playing at the beach with friends, a young boy describes the different ways in which his two mothers help him.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    This day in June

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    This day in June

    Pitman, Gayle E.

    "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"--Provided by publisher.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    In our mothers' house

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    In our mothers' house

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    And Tango makes three

    Richardson, Justin, 1963-

    At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Stella brings the family

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    Stella brings the family

    Schiffer, Miriam B.

    Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Mom and Mum are getting married!

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    Mom and Mum are getting married!

    Setterington, Ken.

    When Rosie finds out that her two mothers are getting married, she wonders if she'll get to be a flower girl.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The boy & the bindi

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    The boy & the bindi

    Shraya, Vivek, 1981-

    A young boy asks his mother why she wears a dot on her forehead.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    One dad, two dads, brown dad, blue dads

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    One dad, two dads, brown dad, blue dads

    Valentine, Johnny.

    Two children, one with two blue dads and one with a more traditional family, compare notes and wonder what is so different about dads who are blue.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    My two uncles

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    My two uncles

    Vigna, Judith

    Elly's grandfather has trouble accepting the fact that his son is gay.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Introducing Teddy

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    Introducing Teddy : a gentle story about gender and friendship

    Walton, Jess.

    Errol's best friend and teddy, Thomas, is sad because he wishes he were a girl, not a boy teddy, but what only matters to both of them is that they are friends.

    Overdue

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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