My Maddy

Pet

Written by: Akwaeke Emezi Cover Art by: Shyama Golden For ages: YA (CW: child abuse. Mention of bruises and insinuation of pedophilia) Language: English, some French Creole.  Topics Covered: Black Culture & Identity, BIPOC Narratives, Sci-Fi, LGBTQ Lives, Growing Up, Friendship, Social-Emotional Learning, Transgender Youth, Family, Art. Summary:  This book is phenomenal.  Jam is a teenage girl living in a town…

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero

Marti Gould Cummings is a NYC drag artist, television personality, and political figure. Throughout their nearly decade long drag career Marti has been a regular fixture in the nightlife world performing up to 6 regular shows a week. They have sold out concerts at 54 Below, Lincoln Centers Big Apple Circus, Dixon Place and regularly…

Uncle Bobby’s Wedding

Written by: Sarah S. Brannen Illustrated by: Lucia Soto Language: English Topics Covered: Family, LGBTQ, Interracial Marriage, LGBTQ Weddings, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary:  This beautiful book is a relaunch of the original book published in 2008, but this time with human characters instead of guinea pigs! Chloe absolutely loves her Uncle Bobby, and they spend a lot of time together…