Tag Archives: queer history

No Way They Were Gay? – Pride Month, YA book Recommendation

Title: No Way, They Were Gay? Queer History Project Author: Lee Wind Publisher: Zest Books, 2021 Ages: 11+ 296 pages.  Genre: nonfiction Themes: Queer history, queer figures in history, lgbtqia+, historical bias Opening:History sounds really official. Like it’s all fact. But that’s not necessarily … Continue reading

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Game Changers – Pride Month YA Book Recommendation

Title: Game Changers, lesbians you should know about Author & Illustrator: Robin Lowey Published:  2020 Ages: 11+ 144 pages.  Genre: nonfiction Themes: lgbtqia+, contemporary lesbians, San Francisco, queer history, Bay Area, queer community, role models Opening:American LGBTQ+ history includes stories of a brave and … Continue reading

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Sewing the Rainbow – perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sewing the Rainbow – The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Holly Clifton-Brown Publisher: Magination Press, October 2018 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: lgbtqia+ history, gay flag, rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker   Opening: In a … Continue reading

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