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Favorite Children’s Books Featuring an LGBTQ Character

Our theme for this month’s Diverse Children’s Books linkups is Favorite Children’s Books Featuring an LGBTQ Character(s). (The theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.)

Here are a few of mine:

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Henry Cole

This is the TRUE story of zoo penguins; two males who raise a chick. [picture book, ages 4 and up]

Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer, illustrated by Holly Clifton-Brown

At my kids’ school, we our LGBTQ families are overly represented by two mom families and there’s no two dad families because I think it’s more difficult and expensive for two dads to adopt a baby. And that’s why Stella Brings the Family is an important book for kids to see two dad family diversity. [picture book, ages 4 and up]

Here’s a resource for more LGBTQ books: LBGT Book Lists for Kids of All Ages.

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Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of diversity including (and certainly not limited to) diverse, inclusive, multicultural, and global books for children of all backgrounds.

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