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LGBTQ Children's Books

Guide to children's books with Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, or Queer characters & themes. WGSS 2020, WGSS 1000

Start with this Guide to discover where to find LGBTQ Children's books in Alden Library, and see a brief timeline of their history.  

Lists of Recommended LGBTQ Children's Books

Three important lists of feminist or LGBTQ-friendly children's books are published annually.  

Alden Library buys a selection of books from these lists each year.  

What Do Parents Look For In Children's Books?

Graph of children's book characters: Parents look for a good story and characters as role models.