Pride History Books

June is Pride month, and CIRCLE wants our LGBTQ+ members to know they are supported.

We know many of our families are always looking for good educational resources, so we have gathered together a few good history books on Pride. There are many other great books and websites out there, as well.

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Gay and Lesbian History for Kids

While this book does have plenty of black and white photographs of famous or historically important individuals, it is very text heavy, so a grown-up may need to help. The book does include fun activities to accompany various individuals, such as building a teleidocscope, singing the blues, or making a song parody, as well as additional resources.

The Gay Agenda: A Modern Queer History and Handbook

This is a full color book infographic style book geared for middle and high school readers.

Queer: A Graphic History

This is a black and white graphic novel style book with more blocks of text than your typical graphic novel. It discusses both history and terminology.

A Queer History of the United States for Young People

The young people’s version of A Queer History of the United States is written for high school age students. This version is newer than the original full version and has more information available for later dates.

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