2SLGBTQIA+ Non-Fiction for Kids

Non-fiction books for kids to learn about 2SLGBTQIA+ people, history, and other issues.

Updated June 13, 2023
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It feels good to be yourself : a book about gender identity
Thorn, Theresa
A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni. Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between. This sweet,...
Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
Sanders, Rob
JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION . Celebrate Pride and it's iconic rainbow flag--a symbol of inclusion and acceptance around the world-- with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history! "Pride is a beacon of (technicolor) light." --Entertainment Weekly<...
They, she, he, me : free to be!
Gonzalez, Maya Christina
What makes a baby
Silverberg, Cory.
Finalist for the 2014 Lambda Award for LGBT Children's/Young Adult "What Makes a Baby is extraordinary! Cory is a Dr. Spock for the 21st century."-Susie Bright "A Truly Inclusive Way to Answer the Question 'Where Do Babies Come From?'-The new book What...
Sex is a funny word
Silverberg, Cory
2016 Winner of theNorma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction 2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book 2016 ALA Notable Children's Book A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender...
You know, sex : bodies, gender, puberty, and other things
Silverberg, Cory
2023 ALA RAINBOW BOOK LIST WINNER 2023 DOUG WRIGHT AWARD A completely new approach to learning about puberty, sex, and gender for kids 10+. Here is the much-anticipated third book in the trilogy that started with the award-winning What Makes a Baby and Sex Is a Funny...
I am Jazz!
Herthel, Jessica.
The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere "This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a...
The meaning of pride
Thor, Rosiee
A vibrant ode to the culture and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community, The Meaning of Pride, written by Rosiee Thor and illustrated by Sam Kirk, celebrates the beauty, significance, and many dimensions of the concept of Pride as celebrated by millions of people around the world! ...
The pronoun book
Ayala-Kronos, Chris
They, she, he . . . all together, us! Join along in this vibrant board book's joyful celebration of people and their pronouns. How do you know what someone wants to be called? Ask! This lively board book features eye-catching illustrations of a diverse cast of people and simple text...

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