Media Resources

This is a list of books and DVDs that we have found to be helpful resources. You can sort the list by clicking on the various categories or grade levels. Click on the Read More button for more details. If you think we are missing a resource, please contact swilliams@kwcounselling.com and we will look into adding it.

Type Title Categories Grade Level Description  
Book123 A Family Counting BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates alternative families as it teaches…

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BookA Name on the Quilt : A Story of RemembranceGay, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Lauren misses the feeling of Uncle Ron’s hand in hers as they skated across the ice together. She misses visiting…

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BookA Tale of Two DaddiesLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

In an affectionate story of adoption in a gay family, a small girl answers a friend’s questions about what it…

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BookABC A Family Alphabet BookLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary

An alphabet book that shows kids and their parents laughing, playing and enjoying family life. All of the brilliant watercolors…

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BookAll Families Are SpecialLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Parents, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

When Mrs. Mack says she will soon be a grandmother, her students realize that teachers have families just like they…

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BookAnd Tango Makes ThreeLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Roy and Silo were “a little bit different” from the other male penguins: instead of noticing females, they noticed each…

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BookAntonio’s CardLGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

Antonio loves words, because words have the power to express feelings like love, pride, or hurt. Mother’s Day is coming…

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DVDBreakfast with ScotHomophobia, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Senior Elementary

Officially sanctioned by the NHL and the Toronto Maple Leafs, “Breakfast with Scot” represents the first time a professional sports…

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DVDDaddy and PapaGay, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ ParentsSecondary, Senior Elementary

Looks at some of the complex issues surrounding gay fatherhood — the effect of sexual orientation on children, the dilemma…

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DVDIn My Shoes: Stories of Youth with LGBT Parents.LGBTQ FamiliesSecondary, Senior Elementary

A youth-produced film profiling five youth with LGBT parents. Directed by Jen Gilomen and created by the COLAGE Youth Leadership…

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BookMommy, Mama, and MeLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its mommies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up,…

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DVDThat’s a Family!Homophobia, LGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

With courage and humor, the children in That’s a Family! take viewers on a tour through their lives as they…

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BookUncle Bobby’s WeddingLGBTQ FamiliesPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

Bobby and Jamie are getting married, but Bobby’s niece Chloe is worried that she won’t be his favorite person anymore.…

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