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Everyone Loves Rainbows! Celebrate Pride Month With These Children’s Books!

Pride Month is June, and it is a wonderful time to celebrate being you! This list of books has been curated just for kids, providing them with amazing illustrations, fantastic facts, and a chance to learn more about the people around them.

Don't forget to join us for our Drag Queen Story Time with with Chasity Valentino on June 26th!

Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders

This book traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

Rainbow : a first book of pride by Michael Genhart

Children from different kinds of families demonstrate the original meanings of the colors in the rainbow flag, and then come together at a Pride parade.

Librarian Meg highly recommends this book! It is a favorite of their youngest, Leliana, who enjoys seeing everyone smiling and loving each other.

Sparkle boy by Leslea Newman

Three-year-old Casey wants what his older sister, Jessie, has--a shimmery skirt, glittery painted nails, and a sparkly bracelet--but Jessie does not approve. After two boys tease Casey about his appearance, Jessie evolves to a place of acceptance and celebration of her gender creative younger brother.

I will be fierce! by Bea Birdsong

It's a brand-new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest.

A day in the life of Marlon Bundo by Marlon Bundo (Rabbit) and Jill Twiss

The story of a lonely bunny, Marlon Bundo, who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence, the Vice President of the United States, and the very special day when he met another boy bunny named Wesley that changed his life forever.

Heather has two mommies by Leslea Newman

When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other.

We're different, we're the same by Bobbi Jane Kates

Illustrations and simple rhyming text show that while the body parts of various human and Muppet characters may look different, they have similar uses.

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