An annotated bibliography of LGBTQIA+ books and resources for children

How to use the Rainbow Connection

This site includes an annotated bibliography of children’s materials featuring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and those not yet defined (LGBTQIA) themes and characters. It includes tools and ideas for integrating these picture books into your classroom collection, library storytime, or home reading routine!

View the full title list to see all the books included in the collection or browse by theme.

Also included is a brief history of LGBTQIA picture books and research to support your practice.

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