In this clever alphabet book of LGBTQ+ vocabulary, four friends play and explore during a play date extravaganza. They sashay out of all the closets, discover a wardrobe meant for a queen, and realize that many problems can be solved with friendship, love, and pure imagination. From A is for Asexual to N is for Non-Binary to Q is for Queer, author/illustrator M.L. Webb's bright illustrations and timely, inclusive message shows kids and adults alike that every identity is worthy of being celebrated! A joyful celebration of LGBTQ+ vocabulary for kids of all ages! A playdate extravaganza transforms into a celebration of friendship, love, and identity as four friends sashay out of all the closets, dress up in a wardrobe fit for kings and queens, and discover the wonder of imagination. From A is for Ally to F is for Family to Q is for Queer, debut author/illustrator M. L. Webb’s bright illustrations and lively, inclusive poems delight in the beauty of embracing one’s truest self. A glossary in the back offers opportunity for further discussion of terms and identities. The GayBCs is perfect for fans of A Is for Activist and Feminist Baby—showing kids and adults alike that every identity is worthy of being celebrated. PRAISE FOR THE GAYBCS: A Red Tricycle Best Kids Book of 2019 “ For many kids, this will encourage important conversations about identity and sexuality, as well as offer those who might be questioning their own identities the space to see themselves.”—Booklist “ The perfect way to teach your kiddos LGBTQ+ vocab while celebrating the beauty of embracing yourself and others.” —KIWI Magazine “ For the child with two Mommies or two Daddies, and for the kids in that child's preschool session...or it might make a great gift for the adult who still possesses the wonder of a child. Or for an adult, just because.”—Terri Schlichenmeyer, The Bookworm Sez “ An invaluable resource for demystifying LGBTQ+ vocab for kids.. packed with the type of positive messages I love sharing with my kids and I want all kids to hear: "Brave, creative, and strong. You are special and loved, and you'll always belong.”—Dad Suggests “A great way to introduce 26 words to kids while teaching them to read.” —GeekDad


  • 28 pages
  • 8 x 8 inches
  • 4 colors
  • boardbook

Rights available for...

  • Dutch
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