Reading List – It’s Okay to be Different

Persephone Theatre is pleased to partner with Turning the Tide Bookstore to create book lists for our performances.

Lists will be curated by the Turning the Tide staff, to act as a supplement to what you see on our stage.

Expand your knowledge about the themes, history and information within our productions.

All the books on the list are available for purchase through the Turning the Tide.

Use the promo code PERSEPHONE online to get 20% off any titles on this curated list.

See below for the list of books that were chosen for It’s Okay to be Different

List curated by Tracey Mitchell

It’s Okay to Be Different
by Todd Parr

The Earth Book
by Todd Parr

Love the World
by Todd Parr

I Am Perfectly Designed
by Karamo Brown with Jason “Rachel” Brown, illustrated by Anoosha Syed

Who Am I?
by Julie Buchholtz, illustrated by Aliya Ghare

Hair Love
by Matthew A. Cherry, illustrated by Vashti Harrison

Sometimes I Feel Like a River
by Danielle Daniel, illustrated by Josee Bisaillon

When I Wrap My Hair
by Shauntay Grant, illustrated by Jenin Mohammed

What’s My Superpower?
by Aviaq John, illustrated by Tim Mack

My Powerful Hair
by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Steph Littlebird

Walking Together
by Elder Dr. Albert D. Marshall & Louise Zimanyi, illustrated by Emily Kewageshig

Just Because
by Matthew McConaughey, illustrated by Renee Kurilla

We Need Everyone
by Michael Redhead Champagne, illustrated by Tiff Bartel

Thank You, Earth
by April Pulley Sayre

Beautiful You, Beautiful Me
by Tasha Spillett-Sumner, illustrated by Salini

Perera Bompa’s Insect Expedition
by David Suzuki & Tanya Lloyd Kyi, illustrated by Qin Leng



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