• Julián is a Mermaid

    By Jessica Love

    E Love

    hoopla: eAudiobook, eMovie

    OverDrive/Libby: eBook

    While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume.

  • Worm Loves Worm

    By J.J. Austrian (E Aust)

    Two worms in love decide to get married, and with help from Cricket, Beetle, Spider, and the Bees they have everything they need and more, but which one will be the bride and which the groom?

  • Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

    By Christine Baldacchino

    E Bald

    hoopla: eBook

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school.

  • Red: a Crayon's Story

    By Michael Hall (E Hall)

    Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.

  • A Family is a Family is a Family

    By Sara O'Leary

    E Olea

    hoopla: eBook

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    A teacher asks her class to think about what makes their family special, the answers are all different in many ways but the same in one way that matters most of all. One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special.

  • Stella Brings the Family

    By Miriam Schiffer

    E Schi

    hoopla: eBook

    Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

  • Home at Last

    By Vera B. Williams (E Will)

    After Lester is adopted from his foster home by Daddy Albert and Daddy Rich, he can't fall asleep in his new bed. What will it take to make Lester feel home at last?

  • Teddy's Favorite Toy

    By Christian Trimmer (E Trim)

    Teddy has a lot of cool toys. But his very favorite doll has the best manners, the sickest fighting skills, and a fierce sense of style.

  • Jamie is Jamie: a Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way

    By Afsaneh Moradian

    E Mora

    hoopla: eBook

    Jamie is excited about making friends at a new school, but after playing with dolls and action figures, trying ballet and fixing a toy car, his classmates wonder if Jamie is a girl or a boy.

  • All Are Welcome

    By Alexandra Penfold

    E Penf

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.

  • In Our Mothers' House

    By Patricia Polacco (E Pola)

    Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers.

  • Real Sisters Pretend

    By Megan Dowd Lambert

    E Lamb

    hoopla: eBook

    As they play, Mia and Tayja don’t have to pretend. They know in their hearts that they're real sisters, even though others don't always recognize this since they're adopted and don't look alike. Safe in the knowledge that adoption has made them "forever family," the sisters end their make-believe journey with a joyful homecoming to a real home with their two moms.

  • The Family Book

    By Todd Parr

    E Parr

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.

  • Maiden & Princess

    By Daniel Haack (E Haac)

    When a maiden reluctantly attends a ball for her friend, the prince, everyone considers her his perfect match until she surprises them--and herself--by finding true love with someone else.

  • Benji, the Bad Day, and Me

    By Gareth Peter

    E Pete

    hoopla: eBook

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    A child describes all of the adventures she has with her two daddies.

  • Grandad's Camper

    By Harry Woodgate (E Wood)

    A child who enjoys Grandad's stories of his travels and adventures with Gramps persuades him to fix up their old camper and take another trip, in honor of Gramps.

  • Llama Glamarama

    By Simon James Green

    E Gree

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    When he stumbles upon the Llama Glamarama, a carnival of music and dancing, Larry, who marches to the beat of his own drum, finally finds the courage to be who he really wants to be.

  • Pride Puppy

    By Robin Stevenson

    E Stev

    hoopla: eBook

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    A rhyming alphabet book about a young child and their family are having a wonderful time together celebrating Pride Day―meeting up with Grandma, making new friends and eating ice cream. But then something terrible happens: their dog gets lost in the parade!

  • Be Amazing: a History of Pride

    By Desmond is Amazing

    E306.76 Desm

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    Desmond is Amazing is a drag-kid, model, fashion icon, and social justice activist. When he isn't slaying on the catwalk or performing drag, he's an outspoken anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocate. In this uplifting picture book about being yourself.

  • My Rainbow

    By Trinity Neal

    E Neal

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook, eAudiobook

    A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal.

  • Drawing on Walls: a Story of Keith Haring

    By Matthew Burgess (EB Hari)

    Truly devoted to the idea of public art, Haring created murals wherever he went. Often seen drawing in white chalk on the matte black paper of unused advertising space in the subway, Haring’s iconic pop art and graffiti-like style transformed the New York City underground in the 1980s. A member of the LGBTQ community, Haring died tragically at the age of thirty-one from AIDS-related complications.

  • My Maddy

    By Gayle E. Pitman (E Pitm)

    A child celebrates her Maddy, who is neither mommy nor daddy but a little bit of both, like so many things in nature. Includes note to parents.

  • From Archie to Zack

    By Vincent X. Kirsch

    E Kirs

    hoopla: eBook

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    Archie and Zack are inseparable, both in elementary school and outside it, but Archie is having trouble telling Zack about his love, so he writes a letter, from A. to Z. In fact, he writes a lot of letters, but they do not sound right so he hides them, and though his other friends, Zelda, Zinnia, and Zuzella, find the letters, they all understand who the letters are really for.

  • Papa, Daddy, & Riley

    By Seamus Kirst (E Kirs)

    When a classmate insists a family must have a mother and a father, Riley fears she will have to choose between Papa and Daddy until her fathers assure her that love makes a family.

  • Born Ready: a True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

    By Jodie Patterson

    E306.768 Patt

    Overdrive/Libby: eBook

    In this book the reader learns about 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes, and activists from past and present. Learn how these iconic figures have overcome obstacles, and used their differences to pave the way for others by making their bodies and minds work for them.