June is Pride month for the lesbian / gay / bisexual / transgender / queer community – a perfect time to explore these books with LGBTQ themes available at the Oakland Public Library. If you want more recommendations, check out the Rainbow Book lists for children and teens…and let us know here in the comments if you have any favorites to share! Happy reading, and happy Pride!
And Tango makes three / Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell; illustrated by Henry Cole.
Donovan's big day / Lesléa Newman; illustrations by Mike Dutton.
The family book / Todd Parr.
In our mothers' house / Patricia Polacco.
King & King / Linda de Haan & Stern Nijland.
Pugdog / Andrea ỦRen.
The sissy duckling / Harvey Fierstein; illustrated by Henry Cole.
10,000 dresses / Marcus Ewert; illustrations by Rex Ray.
After Tupac & D Foster / Jacqueline Woodson.
My mixed-up berry blue summer / Jennifer Gennari
Totally Joe / James Howe.
Nonfiction and a Comic too!
Drama / Raina Telgemeier; with color by Gurihiru.
The great big book of families / Mary Hoffman; pictures by Ros Asquith.
The Harvey Milk story / Kari Krakow; illustrated by David Gardner.
It's so amazing!: a book about eggs, sperm, birth, babies, and families / Robie H. Harris; illustrated by Michael Emberley.