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
Paper Book
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
Paper Book
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
Paper Book
"The authors have succeeded in creating a gorgeous and much-needed picture book about pronouns and gender fluidity. A beautiful and gentle exploration of identity and kindness." - School Library Journal, starred review How do you daily confirm and celebrate gender...
What Makes a Baby
Silverberg, Cory
Paper Book
Geared to readers from preschool to age eight, What Makes a Baby is a book for every kind of family and every kind of kid. It is a 21st century children's picture book about conception, gestation and birth, which reflects the reality of the modern era by being inclusive of all kinds of kids, adults,...
Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You
Silverberg, Cory
Paper Book
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
Paper Book
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.
Paper Book
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
Paper Book
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
Paper Book
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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