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IST 605: LGBTQIA+ Representation in Children's Literature

Resources for public and school librarians, educators, university students, and others interested in the importance of LGBTQIA+ representation in children's and middle grade literature.

Book Lists



Forni, D. (2020). Same-sex Families and New Parental Models: Redefining Motherhood and Fatherhood Through Children's Picture Books. Gender Forum, 75, 53-70.

Leung, E., & Adams-Whittaker, J. (2022). Content Analysis of LGBTQ Picture Books for Elementary Education Through an Intersectional lens.
Frontiers in Education, 6.

Mokrzycki, S. (2020). What Makes a Family? The Radical Portrayal of Diverse Families in Australian Picture Books. Gender Forum, 75, 37-52.