You Belong Book Project - June Book List

You Belong Book Project - June Book List Image

Below you will find a specially curated list of early childhood books in celebration of Pride Month. If you are donating to the book drive this month, we encourage you to pick a book from this list.  Books with a * at the end are books that were read for this month's You Belong Book Project Story Time. 

You can learn more about the You Belong Book Project, or watch the You Belong Book Project Story Time videos here


And Tango Makes Three (Board Book) by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell; Illustrated by Henry Cole
Daddy, Papa, and Me by Leslea Newman; illustrated by Carol Thompson
Federico and All His Families by Mili Hernández; illustrated by ​​Gómez 
From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea by Kai Cheng Thom; Illustrated by Wai-Yant Li and Kai Yun Ching
Heather has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman; illustrated by Laura Cornell 
It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity by Theresa Thorn; Illustrated by Noah Grigni
Love Makes a Family by Sopie Beer 
Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle by Nina LaCour; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino; Illustrated by Isabelle Malanfent
Olive's Plan by Taylor White *
Pink is for Boys by Robb Pearlman; Illustrated by Eda Kaban
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders; Illustrated by Steven Salerno
Pride Colors (Board Book) by Robin Stevenson
Pride Puppy! by Robin Stevenson; Illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart; Illustrated by Anne Passchier
Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall
What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns by Katherine Locke; Illustrated by Anne Passchier