Category Archives: Books for Kids

Purim Children’s Book Features Gay Dads


It’s Purim, a Jewish holiday of storytelling and costumes that commemorates the deliverance of the Jews in the Persian Empire from a plot to destroy them. It’s also the only Jewish holiday to have a picture book featuring a child with gay dads.

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2015 ALA Awards for LGBT-Inclusive Kids’ Books

This Day in June

This Day in JuneThe American Library Association (ALA) on Monday announced its annual Stonewall Book Awards for LGBT-inclusive children’s and young adult books, as well as its more extensive Rainbow List of notable titles. Let’s take a look.

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Now Available: Picture Book for Donor-Conceived Kids of Two Moms

Zak's Safari

I wrote at the beginning of November about an effort to publish Zak’s Safari: A Story about Donor-Conceived Kids of Two-Mom Families, a book for and about donor-conceived kids of two moms. I’m happy to report that (perhaps thanks to many of you) it’s been funded and the book is now available on Amazon.

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A Children’s Christmas Book with Two Dads

If you haven’t already gotten a copy of The Christmas Truck, the new holiday-themed book featuring a family with two dads, it’s not (quite) too late. (Christmas has 12 days, after all.) Here’s a video about it to give you a taste, or to bring it to life in a new way if you’ve read it already.

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A Holiday Gift Guide to LGBTQ-Inclusive Children’s Books

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

LGBTQ-inclusive children’s books can make great holiday presents. Here are some new ones from the past year to add to your kids’ collections.

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