Category Archives: LGBTQIA

The Meaning of Birds/Le Secret du Colibri – YA Book Recommendation

June Pride is upon us. And I am mourning the cancelation of New York’s March for the first time in 50 years. And it is their 50th anniversary! I have attended every year since moving here. But I still have the … Continue reading

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Plenty of Hugs – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Plenty of Hugs Author: Fran Manushkin Illustrator: Kate Alizadeh  Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020 Ages: 3-5 Themes: moms, children, hugs, parenting, lgbtqia+ Opening: Look up, The sun shines on everyone There are plenty of fish in the sea There’s a buzz for … Continue reading

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Gender Queer, A Memoir – YA, Book recommendation

Title: Gender Queer, A Memoir Author/illustrator: Maia Kobabe  Publisher: Lion Forge LLC, 2019 Ages: 14+ Genre: Graphic memoir Themes: gender identity, gender queer, non-binary eir-story, pronouns, honest, lgbtqia+, asexuality, exploring one’s identity, e-em-eir, Opening: Synopsis: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir … Continue reading

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