Pride Month

Children's Story Books for LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

May 31, 2022 | Seattle Pride

If you have been searching for age-appropriate books on the variety of topics in the LGTBQIA+ community, look no further!

Here is a list of books we have curated for you and the youth in your life, ready for you to dive into and explore. Here's to a greater acceptance and understanding at any age, from baby to high schooler!

To Be Read at Seattle Pride in the Park
by Cookie Couture on Saturday, June 4th

"Stella Brings the Family"
"Rainbow: A First Book of Pride"

Babies & Toddlers

Baby’s First Words
by Stella Blackstone

Love Makes a Family
by Sophie Beer

Pride 1 2 3
by Michael Joosten

The Family Book
by Todd Parr

Pride Colors
by Robin Stevenson

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish
by Lil Miss Hot Mess


Rainbow: A First Book of Pride
by Michael Genhart

My Princess Boy
by Cheryl Kilodavis

Two Dads: A book about adoption
by Carolyn Roberston

by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Except When They Don’t
by Laura Gehl

Julián at the Wedding
by Jessica Love

Two Dads Are Better Than One
by K.C. Eckels

Pride Puppy!
by Robin Stevenson

This Day in June
by Gayle E. Pitman

My Rainbow
by DeShanna & Trinity Neal

Elementary School

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope
by Jodie Patterson

Why Do I Have Two Mommies?
by Janai Akerele

Papa, Daddy, and Riley
by Seamus Kirst

Ritu Weds Chandni
by Ameya Narvankar

When We Love Someone We Sing to Them
by Ernesto Javier Martinez

From Archie to Zack
by Vincent Kirsch

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution
by Rob Saunders

In Our Mothers’ House
by Patricia Polacco

Maiden & Princess
by Daniel Haack

Antonio’s Card/ La tarjeta de Antonio
by Rigoberto González

Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!
by Joy Michael Ellison

Middle School

The Tea Dragon Society
by Katie O’Neill

Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History
by Sarah Prager

King and the Dragonflies
by Kacen Callender

High Five for Glenn Burke
by Phil Bildner

Meow or Never: A Wish Novel
by Jazz Taylor

Hurricane Child
by Kheryn Callender

The Insiders
by Mark Oshiro

The Best at It
by Maulik Pancholy

To Night Owl From Dogfish
by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer

This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us
by Katherine Locke & Nicole Melleby

High School

Felix Ever After
by Kacen Callender

The Henna Wars
by Adiba Jaigirda

You Should See Me in a Crown
by Leah Johnson

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret
by Miza Sugiura

The Black Flamingo
by Dean Atta

Like a Love Story
by Abdi Nazemian

They Both Die at the End
by Adam Silvera

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali
by Sabina Khan

Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun: A Novel
by Jonny Garza Villa

Black Boy Out of Time: A Memoir
by Hari Ziyad

Juliet Takes a Breath
by Gabby Rivera

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto
by George M. Johnson

by Akwaeke Emezi

Darius the Great Deserves Better
by Adib Khorram

I Wish You All the Best
by Mason Deaver

Last Night at the Telegraph Club
by Malindo Lo