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Action Alert: Tell Scholastic Why You Love Their LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids’ Books


The right-wing group One Million Moms has launched a campaign asking publisher Scholastic to stop publishing and promoting LGBTQ-inclusive children’s books. Let’s launch back.

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Watch: Jacqueline Woodson Inaugurated As National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Jacqueline Woodson

Last Friday, I posted that award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson, who also happens to be a queer mom of color, had been named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. She was inaugurated yesterday by the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. Watch the video, which includes a speech by Woodson in which she thanks her partner and their children, and a conversation between Woodson and Hayden.

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Author, Queer Mom of Color Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson, who identifies as queer and is raising two children, has been named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Children’s Book Council, Every Child a Reader, and the Library of Congress.

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A Holiday Guide to 2017’s LGBTQ Family Books

This year saw a great crop of books by, for, and about LGBTQ families. Here are some of my favorites. Make them yours (and your children’s), too!

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Celebrations Are at Heart of New LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids’ Book Collection

Flamingo Rampant

Want six children’s books that include gender diverse characters from a variety of racial and ethnic identities? Want them to revolve around family celebrations in many types of families? Micro-press Flamingo Rampant’s second collection of books has what you need!

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