Watch the Webinar: LGBTQ+ Children’s Books

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for our webinar, “LGBTQ+ Children’s Books: A Conversation with Authors.” If you missed it live, or just want to watch it again, here is a recording of the webinar:

These three titles were showcased in our webinar by our amazing authors, Kyle Lukoff, Lesléa Newman, and Maya Christina Gonzalez:

When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle Lukoff, illustrated by Kaylani Juanita
Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Maria Mola
Call Me Tree/Llámame Árbol written and illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez

Click below for our LGBTQ+ Book and Resource List for more information and resources about the topics we discussed, links to relevant websites, and our beloved LGBTQ+ titles at Lee & Low.

LGBTQ+ Book List and Resources
LGBTQ+ Collection

Check out our Social and Emotional Diverse Reading List and Social Activism Diverse Reading List for additional relevant titles and ideas for young people!

Social and Emotional Diverse Reading List
Social and Emotional Learning Collection
Social Activism Diverse Reading List
Social Activism Collection

Have additional questions or comments? Please leave them below or reach out to us for more information and/or a Professional Development certificate!

6 thoughts on “Watch the Webinar: LGBTQ+ Children’s Books”

  1. This was wonderful! I have written all three authors down to order their books. I would appreciate a certificate of completion.

  2. Thank you for posting the list of LGBTQ books LGBTQ+ Book List and Resources
    LGBTQ+ Collection. Becuase now I will know at a glance which books to stay away from. Sexuality books for children are unacceptable. Promoting such ideas and programming children to think that way is unacceptable. Just becuase 1% of the population accepts this, doesn’t mean it is okay or alright to be teaching children. The rest of us disagree and feel that these kinds of books are wrong for children. These things that are going on in the schools where people are dressing up as the opposite sex and reading to children is appalling. And 99% of the population agrees with us. Keep your identities to yourself. Keep you sexuality to yourself. You don’t see any of the rest of the 99% population promoting these types of things to children. You are causing gender confusion in children.

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