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These sex-positive guides for younger folk and those with little ones offer a holistic approach to healthy sexuality, and don't rely on fear to convey a message.  We don't usually play favourites, but for obvious reasons, we're partial to Cory Silverberg's What Makes a Baby.

A Princess of Great Daring
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A Princess of Great Daring
When Jamie is ready to tell people that she's really a girl inside, she becomes a princess of great daring in a game she plays with her best friends to gather her courage. She's pleased (but not surprised) that her questing friends turn out to be just as loyal and true as any princess could want.

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$17.00 CAD

Backwards Day
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Backwards Day
We get so excited when storytellers represent those of us who don't hear stories about our experiences very often. Toronto's own Bear Bergman wrote two children's stories in 2012 that celebrate trans & gender-queer youth and families, including Backwards Day. Dive into the world of Andy/Andrea, wher ... (read more)

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$14.95 CAD

Flamingo Rampant Rainbow Pack
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on sale sex toy Flamingo Rampant Rainbow Pack
Get all six of Flamingo Rampant's 2015 books for kids AND a Flamingo Rampant tote for a song! Includes M is for Mustache, Newspaper Pirates, Princess of ... (read more)

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$100.00 CAD , Regular price $110.00

I Am Jazz
I Am Jazz
I Am Jazz has taken the world by storm! Never before has a storybook co-written by the trans protagonist (Jazz) been circulated so widely, and featured reviews on the back from powerful women like Laverne Cox and Janet Mock. The story Jazz writes with Jessica Herthel outlines an important journey fo ... (read more)

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$19.99 CAD

Is That For a Boy or a Girl?
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Is That For a Boy or a Girl?
Meet some awesome kids who have gotten pretty tired of being told that certain things are for girls and others just for boys. See how they mix and match everything they like to get what suits them best!

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$17.00 CAD

It's Not the Stork!
It's Not the Stork!
Ages 4 and up. It's Not the Stork answers all those questions that curious children have about bodies, babies, families and friends. Beautifully illustrated with a quirky bird and adorable bee as guides, this children's book follows the development of pregnancy, goes through various body parts and f ... (read more)

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$13.00 CAD

It's So Amazing
It's So Amazing
How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies—and about sex and sexuality, too. It’s So Amazing! provides the answers—with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the ... (read more)

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$15.00 CAD

Love Is In The Hair
Love Is In The Hair
Carter's up in the middle of the night, too excited to sleep: her baby sister is being born! She asks her Uncle Marcus to tell her stories about the beautiful things in his dreadlocks so she can relax and rest.

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$17.00 CAD

M is for Mustache
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M is for Mustache
It's Pride Day, and this big loving chosen family is ready to celebrate! See what they do to make their Pride Day special and so much fun--one letter at a time!

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$17.00 CAD

Real Girl, Real World
Real Girl, Real World
This empowering, supportive guide for young women covers a range of issues: body image and eating disorders, beauty standards, sexual anatomy and sexuality, and feminism. Complete with quotes from 70 teen girls, listing of resources throughout and neat graphics. 221 pp.

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$19.95 CAD

Sex For Guys
Sex For Guys
This Groundwork guide, Sex For Guys, is a handbook for young men in their teens who are beginning to explore sexuality with a partner. It handles tons of topics, from masturbation to falling in love to how to treat a woman. Great resource for guys that have lots of questions (and who doesn't?) prese ... (read more)

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$11.00 CAD

Sex is a Funny Word
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Sex is a Funny Word
A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU

As adults who talk to other adults about sex every single day, we find that so much of the sex negativity we encounter - and that we all experience in one form or another - can be traced back to the insufficient, awkward, or downright misleading in ... (read more)

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$23.95 CAD

Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality
Written by a sexuality educator and mother of a daughter with Down Syndrome this book is highly recommended for anyone with children labeled with any kind of cognitive difference. Covering the spectrum from safety to pleasure from puberty to healthy relationships the author offers concrete tools, e ... (read more)

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$28.95 CAD

The Adventures of Tulip Birthday Wish Fairy
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The Adventures of Tulip Birthday Wish Fairy
Let's face it, childrens books don't often include stories for many of us. Thankfully, S. Bear Bergman has delved into the realm of children's lit to tell stories for trans and gender-variant children and/or their trans and gender-variant families. Follow Tulip, the Birthday Wish Fairy, as he muster ... (read more)

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$14.95 CAD

The Newspaper Pirates
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The Newspaper Pirates
When Anthony Bartholomew hears his dads grumble that Newspaper Pirates must be stealing their paper, he decides to solve the problem himself. Watching carefully, hunting for clues and laying traps, Anthony Bartholomew keeps at it until the mystery is solved and the newspaper secured.

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$17.00 CAD

Transitions of the Heart
Transitions of the Heart
Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children
A heart-touching anthology from the amazing moms of trans and gender variant folk, these mothers spill-out their souls, worries, regrets, bravery and journey as they embraced their awesome childr ... (read more)

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$22.95 CAD

What Makes a Baby
What Makes a Baby
Former Come As You Are worker-owner, Cory Silverberg, has collaborated with Canadian artist Fiona Smyth to produce this amazing children's book for every kind of family and every kind of kid! Many books that have come before this one focus on a very ... (read more)

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$16.95 CAD

Zero Dads Club
Zero Dads Club
It's Father's Day craft time in Akilah and Kai's class, but they don't have dads! So, they hatch a plan to create a special club. It's for all the kids in their grade who don't have a dad, but want to celebrate other family members instead. See what they make in The Zero Dads Club!

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$17.00 CAD

 

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