his month’s selections feature excellent audiobook listening for kids ages eight and up — and adults who want to listen as well!
Browsing: LGBTQ Books
Sweet, authentic, funny, and relatable, this romance is nothing short of heartwarming. This is a captivating love story – well worth reading!
In this episode, I talk with #1 New York Times bestselling author Gayle Forman about Frankie and Bug, a poignant and powerful coming-of-age story.
An illustration inspiration interview with Maria Biktimirova aka Manka Kasha. Small Knight and the Anxiety Monster is her debut picture book.
In this episode of the Growing Readers Podcast, I talk with Sharice Davids, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress and the first LGBTQ congressperson to represent Kansas. We discuss Sharice’s Big Voice: How a Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman.
The Journey to Max is a particularly beautiful story because it both normalizes and celebrates the many ways we craft our families—which is not through blood alone, but through love, care, and sharing.
Dedicated Review: Katy Has Two Grampas reminds readers that is it okay to be different and it’s okay to explain ourselves to others.
A Day of Pride emphasizes this message: that everyone deserves to love, be loved, and be themselves. Told through simple, rhyming couplets, the story itself is about inclusiveness, acceptance, and joy.
Award-winning author Leslie Connor’s new novel, A Home for Goddesses and Dogs, is the story of an eighth-grader who has recently lost her mother and is working through her grief with the support of her aunt and the help of a rascally rescue dog.
Written as a ‘Dear Diary’ picture book, Thor the Troublemaker is about a French bulldog that loves his family—even if they do have a few too many rules.