Category Archives: LGBTQIA

Over The Shop – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Over the Shop Author: Jon Arno Lawson Illustrator: Qin Leng Publisher: Candlewick, 2021 Ages: 4-8 40 pages.  Genre: wordless fiction Themes: lgbtqia+, trans, grandparents, acceptance, community, companionship, differences, Opening: Synopsis: The first few spreads show us a day in the life of a young … Continue reading

Posted in Book recommendation, children's books, Children's literature, LGBTQIA, Perfect Picture Book Friday, Picture Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Maddy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Maddy Author: Gayle E. Pitman Contributor: Anne Paschier Illustrator: Violet Tobacco Publisher: Magination Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction, Themes: parents, gender nonconforming, intersex, transgender, transitioning, lgbtqia+ Opening:Most Mommies are girls.Most daddies are boys.But lots of parents are. neither a boy nor … Continue reading

Posted in Book recommendation, children's books, Children's literature, LGBTQIA, Perfect Picture Book Friday, Pride Month | Tagged , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in children's books, Children's literature, diversity, LGBTQIA, Perfect Picture Book Friday, Picture Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments