Suggested Reading for children 11 and younger
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Ask for them for your birthday! Read them with your family!
|The Boy With
Story by Perez Hilton
Illustrations by Jenn Hill
Celebra Children's Books
|The boy with pink hair is a fantastic book, with beautiful, fun, cute illustrations. The story is great, the lesson is clear and the art is perfect. This is a lesson in tolerance each of us needs to learn at as early an age as possible.|
|My Princess Boy
Story by Cheryl Kilodavis
Illustrations by Suzanne DeSimone
Aladdin an imprint of Simon & Schuster
|Kilodavis sweetly tells the story of a Princess Boy, who wears dresses, tiaras, and sparkly things, and whose family "loves him exactly the way he is." "My Princess Boy" is a non-fiction picture book about acceptance, unconditional love, and valuing difference.|
Story by Marcus Ewert
Illustrations by Rex Ray
Seven Stories Press
|"Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, flowers and windows."|
Story by Tracie Stratton
Illustrations by Mike Birtchet
|"Follow Izzy and his sisters on an adventure as he learns that he is loved simply for being himself."
An endearing novel about a family coming together.
|It's OK To Be
by Todd Parr
Little, Brown and Company
|A gentle, witty book; a simple and playful celebration of diversity.|
|Oliver Button Is
by Tomie dePaola
|An excellent book that confronts gender stereotypes and the importance of accepting people for who they are. Oliver Button does not engage in the traditional activities that boys do.|
|Pearl's Christmas Present
by Thomas Wurst
Pearl & Dotty Press
|Pearl is an inspiration to every trans or gender non-conforming child in that Pearl is an optimistic, resourceful kid who repeatedly finds ways to make the sweetest lemonade from the most sour lemons.|