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BKLYN "Including All Families and Supporting All Children" Recommended Resources

This resource list was created for the session "Including All Families and Supporting All Children," as part of the BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series, a series of 6 professional development workshops curated by BPL for early childhood educators and librarians working with young children in diverse schools, early childhood settings, institutions, and libraries.

23 items

Donovan's big day

Newman, Lesléa. |

King & King

Haan, Linda de, 1965- |

Worm loves Worm

Austrian, J.J. |

This day in June

Pitman, Gayle E. |

Oliver Button is a sissy

DePaola, Tomie, 1934- |

Heather has two mommies

Newman, Lesléa, author. |

In our mothers' house

Polacco, Patricia. |

Stella brings the family

Schiffer, Miriam B., author. |

The family book

Parr, Todd. |

The great big book of families

Hoffman, Mary, 1945- |

Everywhere babies

Meyers, Susan. |

And Tango makes three

Richardson, Justin, 1963- |

Two is enough

Matthies, Janna, author. |

Two homes

Masurel, Claire. |

Visiting day

Woodson, Jacqueline. |

Welcoming and Celebrating Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity in Families


Though created by a Canadian organization, this resource is rich with practical ways to create an LGBTQ inclusive early childhood program.

Disney Show 'Doc McStuffins' Features Interracial Lesbian Moms


Brief discussion of the popular show's inclusion of a lesbian couple in an episode.

Making the Invisible Visible: Gay and Lesbian Issues in Early Childhood Education


Kerry H. Robinson examines homophobic and heterosexist discourse and practices in early childhood settings.

LGBTQ-Relevent Book Discussion Guides


Developmentally appropriate discussion guides, created by GLSEN, for the titles And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell; Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes; Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie dePaola; and It's Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr.