Library books are available for Gender Spectacular families!

Families can take out books by attending the support group or by emailing .

Books available for loan are listed below in categories:

Children’s books

YA Fiction

Teen guidebooks (but everyone can read them!)

Adult non-fiction

Community resources & workbooks

We also have some funding available to buy new titles. To request a title for purchase please email:

Children’s Books:

From the stars in the sky to the fish in the sea written by Kai Cheng Thom and illustrated by Way-Yant li and kai yun ching

Introducing Teddy written by Jessica Walton, illustrated by Dougal MacPherson

It Feels Good to be Yourself written by Tessa Thorn, illustrated by Noah Grigny

It’s Ok to Sparkle by Avery Jackson and Jessica Udischas

Meet Polkadot by Talcott Boradhead

My Dad Thinks I’m a Boy by Sophie Labelle

Pride Colours by Robin Stevenson

Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

Who Are You?: The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity by Brook Pessin-Whedbee and Naomi Bardoff

Coming soon:

When Aiden became a brother by Kyle Lukoff , Illustrated by Kaylani Juanita

47000 Beads by Koja & Angel Adeyoha, Illustrated by Holly McGillis

Is That for a Boy or a Girl by S. Bear Bergman and Illustrated by Rachel Dougherty

The Great Space Adventure by Ryaka Aoki, illustrated by Cai L Steele

YA Fiction:

George by Alex Gino

Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz

Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

Teen Guidebooks:

A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G, J.R. Zuckerberg

A Quick Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson

Hello Cruel World: 10 alternatives to Suicide fo Teens, Freaks & Other Outlaws by Kate Bornstein

Trans Teen Survival Guide by Owl and Fox Fisher

Adult Non-Fiction:

Gender Born, Gender Made by Diane Ehrensaft

The Gender Creative Child by Diane Ehrensaft

I Hope We Choose Love by Kai Cheng Thom

Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community by Robin Stevenson

Raising my Rainbow by Lori Duron

Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition by Elija C. Nealy

The Transgender Child by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper

The Transgender Teen by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney

The Trans Generation by Ann Travers

Who’s Your Daddy? And Other Writings on Queer Parenting Edited by Rachel Epstein

Community Resources and Workbooks:

I -Heart- My Chest by Q-munity

Welcoming our Trans Family and Friends by P-FLAG

The Genderquest Workbook (PDF Download) by Rylan Testa, Deborah Coolhart, Jayme Peta

many thanks to Wholesome Handmade for the art!