A simple matter-of-fact book describing the different families children find themselves part of.
Two nurturing male penguins take care of a baby penguin in this storybook based on a true story.
Explores the history of same-sex marriage in an approachable way for children.
Biographies of successful gay individuals who have overcome prejudices to make a change in the world.
A calm reassuring discussion, nicely illustrated, about the many patterns models of family life.
A reprint from a title first published in the US in 1989, now illustrated by Laura Cornell.
Stella brings her Papa and Daddy to the Mother’s Day celebration party.
Biography of Nicola Adams, a successful British Olympic boxer.
The dad of one of the central characters is gay and the book deals with her reaction to that, and a horrible incident of homophobic bullying that occurred ‘off page’ before the story started.
Described as “part thriller, part romance”, this story follows Megan, who is mute after her best friend dies, but everything changes after she befriends Jasmine.
Seventh instalment in the Heartside Bay series, following the ups and downs of relationships in a circle of friends.
Meg is shocked when her best friend, Oscar – also baker of the best apples tarts in the world – goes missing.
Simon is happy being in the background while he decides when and how how to come out. When one of his emails is read by a class blackmailer, everything is out of Simon’s control. Though it deals with difficult themes relevant to teenagers, this is certainly not a solemn book. It includes light, funny and romantic material while never sentimentalising or ridiculing.
Covers many aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity, with testimonials from people with all kinds of experiences.
Paul’s confident and stable life is rocked when he faces heartbreak.
Craig and Harry attempt to set the world record for the longest kiss. Along their journey to breaking the record, the book weaves in and out of the lives of several couples and families.
One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, Will Grayson crosses paths with Will Grayson. Two guys with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, and culminating in epic turns-of-heart and the most fabulous musical ever to grace the high-school stage.
Sci-fi thriller following Reese and David, two teenagers adapted with alien DNA by the Imria, an extraterrestrial race that has been secretly visiting Earth for decades.
Historical novel set in 1950s USA, exploring racial and gay issues, following two teenage girls on opposite sides of the Civil Rights spectrum.
Leo and David become best friends, bonding over facing bullies and exploring gender identities.
Alex has been raised as a boy for 14 years, until Alex announces that she is a girl. When Alex sets about changing her life, no one knows how to react, least of all her parents.
We recommend Mermaids, an organisation that works with families of transgender children.