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Youth Zone

This page contains information, education and activities for youth.

 

You can also find information for educators, teachers, parents and guardians below.

If you are a youth or grown up and you need a support group click the smiley face to see a list of local groups

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Educational Videos
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Kids Books

  • 47,000 Beads - Koja and Angel Adeyoha

  • And Tango Makes Three - Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell and Henry Cole 

  • Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl? - Sara Savage and Fox Fisher 

  • Being You: A First Conversation About Gender - Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, and Anne/Andy Passchier

  • Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope - Jodie Patterson and Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

  • From the Stars In the Sky to the Fish in the Sea – Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching and Wai-Yant Li

  • Grandad’s Camper – Harry Woodgate

  • I Am Jazz – Jazz Jenning, Jessica Herthel and Shelagh McNicholas

  • Is That For a Boy or a Girl? – S. Bear Bergman and Rachel Dougherty

  • It Feels Good to be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity - Theresa Thorn and Noah Grigni

  • Jack (Not Jackie) – Erica Silverman and Holly Hatam

  • Julian is a Mermaid - Jessica Love 

  • Mommy, Mama, and Me - Leslea Newman and Carol Thompson

  • My Shadow is Pink - Scott Stuart

  • My Sister, Daisy – Adria Karlsson and Linus Curci

  • One of a Kind, Like Me – Laurin Mayeno and Robert Liu-Trujillo

  • Pride Puppy – Robin Stevenson and Julie McLaughlin

  • Prince and Knight – Daniel Haack and Stevie Lewis

  • Rainbow: A First Book of Pride - Michael Genhart and Anne Passchier

  • Sam! – Dani Gabriel and Robert Liu-Trujillo

  • Stacey’s Not a Girl - Colt Meier, Jesse Yang and Nine Lam

  • Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution - Joy Michael Ellison and Teshika Silver

  • The Boy and the Bindi – Vivek Shraya and Rajni Perera

  • The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived – Daniel Errico and Shiloh Penfield

  • The Family Book - Todd Parr

  • The Gender Wheel: A Story About Bodies and Gender for Everybody - Maya Gonzalez

  • The Hips On the Drag Queen Go Swish Swish Swish – Lil Miss Hot Mess and Olga de Dios

  • The Pronoun Book - Cassandra Jules Corrigan and Jem Milton

  • They Call Me Mix – Lourdes Nunez and Breena Nunez

  • This Day in June – Gayle E. Pitman and Kristyna Litten

  • What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns - Katherine Locke and Anne Passchier

  • When Aidan Becomes a Brother - Kyle Lukoff and Kaylani Juanita

  • Who Are You?: The Kids Guide to Gender Identity – Brook Pessin-Whedbee and Naomi Bardoff

 

Inclusive Books About Hard Topics

  • What Makes a Baby - Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth (0-10 years)

  • Sex is a Funny Word - Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

  • You Know Sex - Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth (coming soon)

Books with Inclusive Illustrations (including race, ability, culture, etc) 

  • All are Welcome - Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman

  • I Love Us – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Luisa Uribe

  • Love Makes a Family – Sophie Beer

  • Our Skin - Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli and Isabel Roxas 

  • Say Something - Peter H. Reynolds 

  • Special People, Special Ways - Arlene Maguire and Sheila Bailey

  • The Colours of Us - Karen Katz 

More Book Lists (click the links)