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LGBTQ Collections: Picture Book Collection

The New York City School Library System is pleased to provide a curated collection of LGBTQ-themed eBooks and digital audiobooks to school libraries to help schools to maintain inclusive and supportive school environments.

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To read or check out one of the books, simply click on the cover. You will need a User ID and password.

If you do not know the passwords, email libraries@schools.nyc.gov from your DOE email address. 

To access all eBooks provided by NYC DOE Department of Library Services, visit https://www.galepages.com/nycdoe11/ebooks

10,000 Dresses

10,000 Dresses

The Boy & the Bindi

The Boy & the Bindi

A Family is a Family is a Family

A Family Is a Family Is a Family

The Flower Girl Wore Celery

The Flower Girl Wore Celery

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

I am Billie Jean King

I am Billie Jean King

It's Okay to Be a Unicorn!

It's Okay to Be a Unicorn!

Joy in Mudville

Joy in Mudville

Mia's Family

Mia's Family

My Footprints

My Footprints

Neither

Neither

A Plan for Pops

A Plan for Pops

A Portrait in Poems: The Storied Life of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

A Portrait in Poems: The Storied Life of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

Rain Boy

Rain Boy

Santa's Husband

Santa's Husband

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution

Willow and the Wedding

Willow and the Wedding

Eleanor Wyatt, Princess and Pirate

Eleanor Wyatt, Princess and Pirate

The Adventures of Honey & Leon

The Adventures of Honey & Leon

Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies

The GayBCs

The GayBCs

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish

I Am Perfectly Designed

I Am Perfectly Designed

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

Julián Is a Mermaid

Julián Is a Mermaid

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

My Two Dads

My Two Dads

Operation Marriage

Operation Marriage

Playing Wicked

Playing Wicked

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Red: A Crayon's Story

Red: A Crayon's Story

Some People Do

Some People Do

The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig

The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig

Bunnybear

Bunnybear

A Crow of His Own

A Crow of His Own

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

Angus All Aglow

Angus All Aglow

For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"

For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"

Harrison Dwight, Ballerina and Knight

Harrison Dwight, Ballerina and Knight

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

I Promise

I Promise

Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way

Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way

Mabel: A Mermaid Fable

Mabel: A Mermaid Fable

My Family, Your Family

My Family, Your Family

My Two Moms

My Two Moms

Pink Is for Boys

Pink Is for Boys

Plenty of Hugs

Plenty of Hugs

Princesses Wear Pants

Princesses Wear Pants

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Stella Brings the Family

Stella Brings the Family

What Was Stonewall?

What Was Stonewall?

A Church for All

A Church for All

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

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