Harriet Gets Carried Away
Authored and illustrated by Jessie Sima
In one seamless story, this book introduces an exuberant multiracial girl who has two dads, sends her on a fantastic hot-air balloon journey with penguins, and throws her a rollicking rooftop party.
Recommended for ages 4 and older
Quality: 4 out of 5
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018
Looking for a way to celebrate and honor Pride Month with your young kid? From books with main characters who are LGBTQ or still figuring out their sexual orientations to stories of straight kids or teens with gay friends or parents, these books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience for kids as young as 3. Many of these books have been published within the last few years, a happy indication that more and more families are celebrating diversity in gender and sexual identity.
For more books for kids and teens about the LBGTQ experience, check out the full list at Common Sense Media.