Resources for Families, Children and Youth




ABC A Family Alphabet Book
Bobbie Combs, illustrated by Desiree Keane and Brian Rappa, Two Lives Publishing, 2000


All Families Are Different
Sol Gordon, illustrated by Vivien Cohen, Prometheus Books, 2000


And Tango Makes Three
Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Henry Cole, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005


Beginnings: How Families Come to Be
Virginia Kroll, illustrated by Stacey Schuett, Albert Whitman & Company, 1994


Celebrating Families
Written and photographed by Rosmarie Hausherr, Scholastic Press, 1997


Daddy, Papa, and Me
Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Carol Thompson, Tricycle Press, 2009


Daddy's Roommate
Written and illustrated by Michael Willhoite, Alyson Publications, 1990


Everywhere Babies
Susan Meyers, illustrated by Marla Frazee, Harcourt, Inc., 2001


The Family Book
Written and illustrated by Todd Parr, Little, Brown and Company, 2003


Heather Has Two Mommies
Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Diana Souza, Alyson Publications, 1989, 2000


How My Family Came to Be: Daddy, Papa and Me
Andrew R. Aldrich, illustrated by Mike Motz, New Family Press, 2003


King & King
Written and illustrated by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland, Tricycle Press, 2000


King & King & Family
Written and illustrated by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland, Tricycle Press, 2004


Mommy, Mama, and Me
Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Carol Thompson, Tricycle Press, 2009


One Hundred Is a Family
Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Benrei Huang, Hyperion Books for Children, 1994


One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads
Johnny Valentine, illustrated by Melody Sarecky, Alyson Publications, 1994


My Two Uncles
Written and illustrated by Judith Vigna, Albert Whitman & Company, 1995


A Tale of Two Daddies
Vanita Oelschlager, illustrations by Kristin Blackwood and Mike Blanc, VanitaBooks, LLC, 2010


When Grown-ups Fall in Love
Barbara Lynn Edmonds, illustrated by Matthew Daniele, Hundredth Munchy Publications, 1997, 2000


Who's in a Family?
Robert Skutch, illustrated by Laura Nienhaus, Tricycle Press, 1995



Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Working to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression  On the web


GLBTQ Student Resource Guide
The Harriet Hancock Community Center and South Carolina Pride Movement  On the web


I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?
Gay Teen Books, Culture, Politics, GSA Info... and More!  On the web


It Gets Better Project
Where young people who are lesbian, gay, bi, or trans can see how love and happiness can be a reality in their future  On the web


The Trevor Project  ●  The Trevor Lifeline 866-488-7386
Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth  On the web


Youth Outloud
Creating a safe and confidential environment for GLBTQ youth between the ages of 15-19 years old in the Midlands area  On the web



AARP's Online Home for the LGBT Community
Spotlighting articles on news, personal finance, relationships, travel and other topics of concern to older gay Americans and their family and friends  On the web


Family Equality Council
Advancing full social and legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families and their children  On the web


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Celebrating diversity and envisioning a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities  On the web