We can raise our children to be inclusive and empathetic by sharing LGBTQ and gender inclusive stories and activities with them now.

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

This funny, sweet, and colorful book is about a crayon (a blue crayon with a red label) that finds the courage (with the help of a new friend) to be true to who they are.
Harriet Gets Carried Away by Jessie Sima

Harriet Gets Carried Away by Jessie Sima

From the author and illustrator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet story about a little child who loves dressing up and goes on an imaginary adventure while going to the market. There are not enough books out there that represent same sex parents, and this one has two dads. The book is not about the fact that they are same sex parents in any way, which is so refreshing to see.
Love Makes A Family by Sophie Beer

Love Makes A Family by Sophie Beer

This short, colorful, and inclusive book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family - LOVE.
It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr

It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr

In the way only Todd Parr can do, It’s Okay to be Different delivers messages of acceptance, understanding, and confidence to be who you are to young children. Recommended for ages 3-8. Available at Napa County Library.
The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates (Co-written by Juniper Bates)

The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates (Co-written by Juniper Bates)

This is a simple book with beautiful illustrations about inclusion and welcoming others. Recommended for ages 3-8. Available at the Napa County Library.
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