It’s Pride month and at Babe HQ we believe that spreading the message of love, tolerance and of joining the unyielding fight for ALL of us to live freely begins with teaching these values to future generations. Peep our favorite books below that celebrate families of all kinds.
The Magic of You by Sensitive Matters This customizable book for LGBTQ+ or non-LGBTQ+ parents helps explain donor conception and/or surrogacy to young children.
1,2,3: A Family Counting Book by Bonnie Combs From the visual of two moms sharing dessert with their kids, to the two dads telling bedtime stories, every page of this book brings LGBT families to life as children learn to count from one to twenty.
10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert This book tells the story of Bailey, who dreams about wearing magical dresses despite his parents’ scoldings. One day meets Laurel, an older girl who helps bring his fantasy into reality.
Adopting My Two Dads by Luca Panzini Based on the true story of the Leffew family, the third book from the Some Families series features daddy Brian, daddy Jay, Daniel and Selena. It tells the tale of this family’s them through the story of their adoption and how families come in many combinations.
Antonio’s Card by Rigoberto Gonzalez Antonio loves words, because words have the power to express feelings like love, pride, or hurt. Mother’s Day is coming soon, and Antonio searches for the words to express his love for his mother and her partner, Leslie.
The Boy Who Cried Fabulous by Leslea Newman Roger’s parents don’t like his use of the word fabulous and decide to ban it from his vocabulary. But once he gets outside, he marvels at all the fabulous things awaiting him in the world.
Donovan’s Big Day by Leslea Newman This book follows Donovan as he prepares for the wedding between his two moms and the big responsibility of being ringbearer.