The adventures of Buzz Lightyear don’t end on the big screen. Head on over to Hoopla and Overdrive to download stories and music about everyone’s favorite space hero, Woody, Jessie, Rex, and more!
Explore the origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy. Children can read how a young test pilot became the Space Ranger that we all know him to be today. Perfectfor children who are ready to read on their own.
Read along with Disney! Join Buzz Lightyear, Sheriff Woody, and the rest of the toys from Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story and follow along with the word-for-word narration as a bedtime story takes them on an exciting new adventure…in space!
Before Pride Month ends, we wanted to spotlight these talented voices from the LGBTQIA+ community. We hope that they inspire and encourage not only for June, but for all year long. Happy reading!
With echoes of Gwendolyn Brooks and Sonia Sanchez, Mans writes to call herself—and us—home. Each poem explores what it means to be a daughter of Newark, and America—and the painful, joyous path to adulthood as a young, queer Black woman.
Black Girl, Call Home , by Jasmine Mans, Book | eBook
In this hilarious, tenderhearted book, LGBTQ advice columnist John Paul Brammer shares his story of growing up biracial and in the closet in America’s heartland, while attempting to answer some of life’s most challenging questions.
In My Sister, Orange Is the New Black star Selenis Leyva and Marizol Leyva narrate, in alternating chapters, their shared journey, challenges, and triumphs. They write honestly about the issues of violence, abuse, and discrimination that transgender people and women of color—and especially trans women of color—experience daily.
My Sister, by Selenis Leyva and Marizol Leyva, Book
This follow-up to the wildly successful Over the Top features thoughtful essays in Jonathan Van Ness’s signature voice, with topics including body positivity, healing and grief, personal style, tales from the hair salon, overcoming imposter syndrome, and issues surrounding systemic racism, cannabis reform, LGBTQ rights and HIV/AIDS awareness.
Whether you are headed to a tropical destination, the beach, or even the backyard with a cool glass of lemonade, we think these books will make the perfect travel companion. Featuring seaside towns, exotic locales, laughs and of course, some romance, we hope you enjoy them!