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  
BookAdamComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Adam is a delightful sixteen-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. Or that’s…

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BookAlex As WellGender Identity, Intersex, LGBTQ Fiction, Sexual OrientationSecondary

Alex is ready for things to change, in a big way. Everyone seems to think she’s a boy, but for…

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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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BookAlmost PerfectLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

Whether you’re trans, gay, lesbian, bi, queer, questioning, or straight, this winner of the Stonewall Children’s & Young Adult Literature…

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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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DVDAnyone and EveryoneParents of LGBTQ YouthSecondary, Senior Elementary

Connected by having a son or daughter who is gay, parents discuss their experiences. Depicts families from such diverse backgrounds…

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BookAnything Could HappenComing Out, Gay, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

Tretch Farm lives in a very small town where everybody’s in everybody else’s business. Which makes it hard for him…

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DVDApples and OrangesBullying, HomophobiaJunior Elementary, Senior Elementary

It’s Not Cool to be Cruel is the theme song in Apples and Oranges, a new film that addresses name-calling,…

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BookAs I DescendedLesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

From the acclaimed author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley, comes a Shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption, where…

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BookAsk the PassengersHomophobia, Lesbian, LGBTQ FictionSecondary

In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society’s definitions, Printz Honor author A.S. King…

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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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BookBeastLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

A witty, wise, and heart-wrenching reimagining of Beauty and the Beast that will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan.…

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BookBeautiful Music for Ugly ChildrenLGBTQ Fiction, TransgenderSecondary

The lives and loves of a teenage transboy music geek Gabe has always identified as a boy, but he was…

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