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An LGBTQ Reading List for Children & Young Adults

Posted about 1 year ago by Katie M

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, New: Books and Movies, Teen and Pre-Teens and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with diversity , gay pride, gay rights, lesbian, LGBT, pride, pride month and transgender

June is a month for celebrations. It’s the end of another school year, the beginning of summer, and the onset of ice cream season!  But did you know that June is also a month to celebrate LGBTQ literature? That’s right! June is LGBTQ Pride Month. And, in 2015, the American Library Association named June GLTB Book Month, a national celebration of books that reflect the experiences of the gay, lesbian, transsexual, and bisexual community.

Toledo Library is honoring GLTB Book Month by recommending some extraordinary books for children and teens that explore the LGBTQ experience.

For more information, please visit the American Library Association

Picture Books

Middle Grade Books

Young Adult Books

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