Banned Picture Books

Banned Picture Books

August 19th at 1PM EST

Brilliant LGBTQ+ Titles They Can't Keep Down!

These books are full of heart and deserve to be shared, no matter what others might say! Despite the opposition that they may face, these delightful books are here to stay. 

Tune in to discover:

  • And Tango Makes Three by JUSTIN RICHARDSON and PETER PARNELLAt the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. And with the help of a kindly zookeeper, Roy and Silo get the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own.

  • Prince and Knight by DANIEL HAACK. Once upon a time, in a kingdom far from here, a prince and his parents set out to find him a kind and worthy bride. he never found what he was looking for, but while they were away, a dragon attacked their kingdom! Once the prince raced back to stop it, he met a brave knight in shining armor, and together they fought the dragon,  discovering that special something the prince was looking for all along. 
  • Fred Gets Dressed by PETER BROWNThe boy loves to be naked. He romps around his house and into his parents' closet, and gets inspired to get dressed. First he tries on his dad's clothes, but they don't fit well. Then he tries on his mom's clothes, and wow! The boy looks great. He looks through his mom's jewelry and makeup and tries that on, too. When he's discovered by his mother and father, the whole family (including the dog!) get in on the fun, and they all get dressed together.

  • If You're a Kid Like Gavin by GAVIN GRIMM. When you’re a kid like Gavin, you know yourself best. And Gavin knew that he was a boy — even if others saw him as a girl. But when his school took away his right to something as simple as using the boy’s restroom, Gavin knew he had a big decision to make. Gavin chose to correct others when they got his pronouns wrong. He asked to be respected. He stood up for himself. When Gavin took his case to the courts and proved that his school had violated his constitutional rights, he brought about a historic win for trans rights.

Saturday, August 19th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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