Children's books

Young Children’s books that portray Gay and Lesbian Families/Parents

The Duke who Outlawed Jelly Beans and other stories by Johnny Valentine 
Heather has Two Mommies by Newman 
The Mommy book by Todd Parr 
The Family book by Todd Parr  
It’s ok to be different by Todd Parr
ABC A Family Alphabet Book by Bobbie Combs 
123 A Family Counting Book by Bobbie Combs 
And Tango Makes Three 
Mama Eat Ant, Yuck! 
One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads by Johnny Valentine
The Daddy Machine by Johnny Valentine
Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story by Kaitlyn Considine
Molly’s Family by Nancy Garden
Asha’s Mums by Rosamund Elwin
When Grown-Ups Fall in Love- Barbara Lynn Edmonds 
Is Your Family Like Mine by Lois Abramchik
Jenny Lives with Eric and Martin (1983)
When Megan Went Away (1983)
Families: A Celebration of Diversity, Commitment and Love (1990)
Daddy’s Roommate (1990) by Michael Wilhoite
The Generous Bartleby Jones (1991)
How Would You Feel if Your Dad Was Gay (1991)
A Beach Party With Alexis: A Coloring Book (1991)
Belinda’s Bouquet (1991)
Gloria Goes to Gay Pride 1991)) 
Families: A Coloring Book (1991)
A Boy’s Best Friend (1992)
The Day They Put a Tax on Rainbows and Other Stories (1992)
The Entertainer (1992)
Saturday is Pattyday (1993)
Two Moms (1993) 
The Zark and Me (1993)
Uncle What-Is-It Is Coming to Visit (1993)
Anna-Day and the O-Ring (1994)
How My Family Came to Be by Andrew R. Aldrich, Mike Motz
Our Mother's House by Patricia Polacco· 
King and King by Linda de Haan· 
King and King and Family by Linda De Haan· 
William's Doll by Charlotte Zolotow· 
The Boy Who Cried Fabulous by Lesléa Newman· 
Uncle Bobby's Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen·
Mommy, Mama, and Me by Lesléa Newman· 
The Different Dragon by Jennifer Bryan· 
Daddy, Papa, and Me by Lesléa Newman· 
A Tale of Two Mommies by Vanita Oelschlager· 
 Dear Child (2008) by John Farrell· 
 Tale of Two Daddies by Vanita Oelschlager

Books that may help explain conception via donor sperm

 Let me Explain: A Story about Donor Insemination by Jane T. Schnitter· 
 How Babies and Families are made: There is more than one way! By Patricia Schaffer· 
 Mommy Did I Grow in your Tummy? By Elaine R. Gordon· 
 Why Don't I Have A Daddy?: A Story of Donor Conception by George Anne Clay

Transgendered books for children

Be Who You Are by Jennifer Carr
My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis and Suzanne DeSimone
My Dad Wears Pirate Shoes: A young boy's struggle over his transgender father by Ms Gae Hall
All I Want To Be Is Me by Phyllis Rothblatt
10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert

Other books

The Boy With Pink Hair by Perez Hilton·
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) by Bobbi Kates·
Shades of People by Shelley Rotner
A Rainbow of Friends by P. K. Hallinan
The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler
The Colors of Us by Karen Katz·
Best Best Colors/Los Mejores Colores by Eric Hoffman
Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) by Mem Fox
What I Like About Me! By Allia Zobel Nolan
It's Okay To Be Different by Todd Parr·
Marvelous Me: Inside and Out (All About Me) by Lisa Bullard
I Love My Hair! By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our …by Sandra L. Pinkney
Lots of Feelings by Shelley Rotner· Shades of People by Shelley Rotner
Who's in a Family? By Robert Skutch·
Black is brown is tan by Arnold Adoff·
All Families Are Special by Norma Simon·
Bright Eyes, Brown Skin (A Feeling Good Book) … by Cheryl Willis Hudson·
All the Colors We Are: Todos los colores de … by Katie Kissinger·
Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs
Children Just Like Me: A Unique Celebration of Children Around the World by Anabel Kindersley,Barnabas Kindersley
I'm Like You, You're like Me: A Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each Other by Cindy Gainer and Miki Sakamoto
At My House What Makes a Family Is Love by Dee Dee Walter-Goodspeed
All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
Everywhere babies by Leslea Newman

Around the World Series

Houses and Homes (Around the World Series) by Ann Morris·
Shoes, Shoes, Shoes by Ann Morris·
Families by Ann Morris· 
On the Go by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman·
Tools by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
Hats, Hats, Hats by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
Teamwork by Ann Morris·
Loving by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
Work by Ann Morris· 
Weddings by Ann Morris· 
Play by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman

Family Series

The Daddy Book (World's Family Series) by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
The Mommy Book (World's Family Series) by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
The Animal Book (World's Family Series) by Ann Morris· 
The Grandma Book (The World's Family) by Ann Morris and Ken Heyman· 
Grandma Susan Remembers (What Was It Like, Grandma?) by Ann Morris

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