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The Temiskaming Shores Public Library is always working on our collection.  We are continually trying to make improvements and in the last few years we have been adding books about diversity including items for and about the LGBTQIA+ community to our children’s and young adult collections.

Here are some titles that may help you celebrate Pride Month this June.

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Board Books

My Two Moms and Me – Michael Joosten

My Two Dads and Me – Michael Joosten




Picture Books

Sparkle Boy – Leslea NewmanAll Families are Special cover

Be Who You Are – Todd Parr

Families, Families, Families – Suzanne Lang

All Families Are Special – Norma Simon

What Makes Us Unique? Our first talk about diversity – Jillian Roberts

Born Ready: The true story of a boy named Penelope – Jodie Patterson

Henry Holton Takes the Ice – Sandra Bradley


Last Night at the Telegraph Club coverYoung Adult Novels

Leah on the Off Beat – Becky Albertalli

The Book of David – Anonymous

Kate in Waiting – Becky Albertalli

Last Night at the Telegraph Club – Malinda Lo

You Asked For Perfect – Laura Silverman

What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli


If there is a title that you’re looking for and we don’t have it in our collection you can always ask for an Inter-Library Loan.  We will try to borrow the book from another library for you to read.  This is a free service to our patrons.