Category Archives: diversity

Rosie Loves Jack – YA Book Recommendation

Title: Rosie Loves Jack Author: Mel Darbon Publisher: Peachtree Publishing, March 1st 2021 Ages: 13+ Genre: contemporary YA fiction Note: adult themes: ableist behavior/language, taking advantage of young women, discussions of rape, sex trafficking, mentions of alcohol and drug abuse, & other scenes of … Continue reading

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JULIÁN AT THE WEDDING – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Julián at the Wedding (Julián, #2) Author & Illustrator: Jessica Love Publisher: Candlewick Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: weddings, love, self-expression, friendship, community, celebration, acceptance, queer wedding, lgbtqia+, gender-nonconformity Opening: This is Julián. And this is Marisol. Today They are Going to … Continue reading

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Love is Love – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Love is Love Author: Fleur Pierets  Illustrator: Fatinha Ramos Publisher: Six Foot Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction/fiction Themes: marriage, marriage equality, queer love, love, lgbtqia+, marriage traditions, lesbian couple Opening: We are Fleur and Julian, and we are two women in love. … Continue reading

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