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LGBTQ Literature and Film: Children & Juvenile

Books, graphic novels, films and TV series with LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) themes in the Davenport Public Library and RiverShare collections.

Parenting Help from the Literacy and Learning Collection

Found in transition : a mother's evolution during her child's gender change / Paria Hassouri, MD.

Call Number: LC 306.874 HASSO PAR

ISBN: 9781608687084

Publication Date: 2020-09-08

The gender creative child / Diane Ehrensaft, PhD ; foreword by Norman Spack, MD.

Call Number: LC 649.1 EHREN DIA

ISBN: 9781615193066

Publication Date: 2016-04-05

How We Do Family / Trystan Reese

Call Number: LC 306.8740867 REESE TRY

ISBN: 9781615197569

Publication Date: 2021-06-29

I Have Always Been Me / Precious Brady-Davis

Call Number: LC 306.768 BRADY PRE

ISBN: 9781542044301

Publication Date: 2021-07-01

Jacob's New Dress / Sarah and Ian Hoffman

Call Number: LC E HOFF SAR

ISBN: 9780807563731

Publication Date: 2014-03-01

Raising Ollie : how my nonbinary art-nerd kid changed (nearly) everything I know / Tom Rademacher.

Call Number: LC 371.1092 RADEM TOM

ISBN: 9781517911737

Publication Date: 2021-10-12

Raising them : our adventure in gender creative parenting / Kyl Myers.

Call Number: LC 649.1 MYERS KYL

ISBN: 9781542003674

Publication Date: 2020-09-08

Unconditional : a guide to loving and supporting your LGBTQ child / by Telaina Eriksen.

Call Number: LC 306.76 ERIKS TEL

ISBN: 9781633535152

Publication Date: 2017-04-18

Juvenile Fiction Awards

Resources for Children & Families

Clock, Inc. Support Groups and Services:


2nd Wednesday of the month:



2nd Wednesday of the month:

5:00pm -6:00pm


1st and 3rd Monday of the month:



The Trevor Project

Through a toll-free telephone number, it operates The Trevor Lifeline, a confidential service that offers trained counselors. 


Iowa Safe Schools

Iowa Safe Schools offers direct services and supports to students who have been bullied anywhere in the state of Iowa.

Our main office is located in Des Moines, but our staff is able to come directly to you wherever you are. Our services are tailored to YOUR experience and what you want help with. We also provide support and information to parents and teachers of students who have been bullied.