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Category Archives: Books for Kids

This Book Is a “Flashlight” for Youth with LGBTQ Parents

Let's Get This Straight

(I first reviewed Let’s Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents several years ago for my newspaper column, but since “Throwback Thursday” is a thing around the Internet, I thought I’d post this again. It’s a great read for tweens, teens, and their parents.)

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9 of 10 Most Challenged Books Have Diverse Content

ALA Top Ten Most Challenged Books 2015

The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the 10 most frequently challenged books—and nine of them have “diverse” content, four related to LGBTQ topics.

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School Librarians Offer Books, Safe Spaces, for LGBT Youth


A new study has illuminated some of the ways in which school librarians are helping LGBT youth: with books, safe spaces, and emotional support.

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Celebrate Purim with a Book About A Kid with Two Dads

The Purim Superhero

The Jewish holiday of Purim begins Wednesday evening, so make sure to check out this Purim book featuring a boy with two dads!

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The Children’s Book with Gay Dads You Might Have Missed

The Marvels

It’s easy to miss the fact that one of the best recent children’s books featuring gay dads even includes them. Since this is also one of the best books of the past year, period, we should pay attention.

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