The right book at the right time can help boost self-esteem and grow empathy for others. In the past few years, mainstream publishers have started to release more kids' books with LGBTQ+ themes. But when it comes to LGBTQ+ characters who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, there's still lots of room to grow. Below are many of the titles currently available.
Those marked with a ✪ have an author or illustrator who is Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color.
Looking for more resources and recommendations? Visit kids.denverlibrary.org/lgbtq.