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  
Book10,000 DressesLGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of…

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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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BookAll Kinds of Families!Diversity, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

With irresistible, rollicking rhyme, beloved picture book author Mary Ann Hoberman shows readers that families, large and small, are all…

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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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BookBe Who You AreGender Identity, LGBTQ Picture Books, Trans YouthPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary

This is a delightful little book about Nick; a young child assigned a male gender at birth who sees himself…

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BookHeather Has Two MommiesLesbian, LGBTQ Families, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies.…

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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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BookMy Princess BoyLGBTQ Fiction, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Dyson loves the color pink and sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses, and sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to…

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BookOliver Button Is a SissyGender Identity, Homophobia, LGBTQ Picture BooksPrimary Elementary

Even though Oliver doesn’t win first prize at a talent show, his parents and classmates cease their jeering of his…

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BookQueering Elementary Education: Advancing the Dialogue about Sexualities and SchoolingElementary Schools, LGBTQ Issues in EducationPrimary Elementary, Junior Elementary, Senior Elementary

Queering Elementary Education is not about teaching kids to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or straight. ItOs not part of a…

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