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Rainbow Book Month (for Kids)

by Naomi Cohen on 2021-06-07T08:22:40-04:00 | Comments

Rainbow Book Month™, an initiative of the American Library Association, is a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, pansexual, genderqueer, queer, intersex, agender, and asexual community.

To find related books in the SJU Library collection, search the catalog using keywords or browse call numbers HQ73-HQ78 for non-fiction.

For a kids' version of Rainbow month, we are featuring a selection of books from our Children's Literature collection in the CMC. Click on the title for call number and availability.

Cover ArtIt Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity by Theresa Thorn

Cover ArtJulián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Cover ArtI Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel; Jazz Jennings
Cover ArtHeather Has Two Mommies by Lesléa Newman

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For teens:

Cover ArtStonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum

Cover ArtSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

The author explores a selection of recent novels and places them in the wider contexts of LGBTQ literature and history. Chapters discuss a range of topics, including the relationship of Queer Theory to literature, LGBTQ families, and recent trends in utopian and dystopian science fiction

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Cover ArtLGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens: Providing a Window for All (ebook) by Christina Dorr

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