Whimsical tale of 12 year old Dennis, a soccer player who discovers his love of girl's clothes after bonding over Vogue magazine with the most stylish girl in school. When she convinces him to come to school in disguise as her French pen pal, consequences have no choice but ensuing.
In-depth, thorough yet accessible narrative history of the fight for LGBT rights with fascinating visual documentation and many activities for kids.
Fourth grader George knows she is a girl. When she wants to try out for the role of Charlotte in the school's production of Charlotte's Web, her teacher won't allow it because she sees George as a boy. It's only with the help of George’s best friend, Kelly, that she's able to pull it off and, in the process, communicate to the important people in her life who she really is. Grades 4 & up.
Check out the sequel: Hit the Road, Manny
For 8 year old Keats Dalinger it's hard coping with being the shortest boy in class and being constantly taunted by his classmate Craig - until the manny (ie male nanny) joins his family. The manny is fun and outrageous, encouraging Keats in many ways to "be interesting" and less afraid. In the sequel the Dalinger family embarks on a riotous, adventure-filled road trip with the manny and Keats's Uncle Max. The trip includes a visit to the manny's parents, who he hopes will be accepting of his relationship.
Grades 3 & up
Two seemingly disparate stories must be pieced together. The first told in pictures belongs to the infamous Marvel family of British actors that began when stowaway Billy Marvel’s boat shipwrecked, and he arrived in London penniless, finding a job at the Royal Theater. The second story told in words belongs to Joseph, who runs away from his boarding school to London, with the vague idea he's going to find the mysterious uncle he's never met.
Stunning and fun illustrations use diverse young characters to explore sexuality in terms of respect, trust, joy and justice and refer to all kids, both binary and non-binary, using inclusive language, positing sexual education in positive emotional terms as well as physical terms.
Each book has the child of two mommies or two daddies answer questions from an inquisitive friend. "Who's your mom for riding a bike? And who's your mom for flying a kite?" "Which dad helps when your team needs a coach? Which dad cooks you eggs and toast?" Both children outline the roles each parent plays for them and ends with stating that both daddies and both mommies love them very much.
A fact based story for children of same sex parents that celebrates diversity and the beauty of all families.