2SLGBTQIA+ Picture Books

Picture books for kids highlighting 2SLGBTQIA+ stories and topics

Updated June 13, 2023
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And Tango makes three
Richardson, Justin 1963-
And Tango Makes Three is the bestselling, heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family. At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family...
When Aidan became a brother
Lukoff, Kyle
Stonewall Book Award, American Library Association (ALA) Charlotte Huck Award for Fiction, National Council of Teachers of English Notable Children's Book, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Rainbow Book List, American Library Association (ALA) Best...
Red : a crayon's story
Hall, Michael 1954-
A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times-bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on...
Pride colors
Stevenson, Robin 1968-
★ "Awash in messages of love and the celebration of individuality... A rare treat for both Pride Day and everyday sharing."--School Library Journal, starred review ★ "A good thing comes in a small, rainbow package...A joyful, affirming, pride-filled read."--Kirkus Reviews,...
Julián is a mermaid
Love, Jessica
Winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Award In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world. While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women...
Jacob's new dress
Hoffman, Sarah
Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by...

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