Fay Slift’s Top 10 Pride Reads for Kids

Fay Slift. Image by David Hawe

Most of us grew up without ever encountering a queer children's book. Perhaps you were presented with a queer character that no one ever acknowledged as such, or the idea that certain stories were only for boys, and others only for girls. For some readers, these unwritten rules were to the detriment of their self-confidence and well-being.  

Today, Pride is our annual reminder to celebrate who we are and those we loveand it wouldn’t be a Toronto Pride without a guest appearance by the fabulous Fay SliftThis month, we asked Fay to cast her spotlight to a glittering parade of books that embody the magic of Pride for young readers. 

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