By Children’s Librarian Hal Patnott
Astrology and astronomy are similar words that are easy to confuse!
Both relate to space and the universe, but astronomy is a branch of science, and astrology is an interpretation of the movements of the stars, planets, and other celestial bodies. Back in September, Children’s Librarian Genevieve Grove shared books and online resources related to astronomy.
While not related to science, astrology is an ever-popular topic and a fun way to explore identity. Want to learn more about astrology?
Check out our virtual tutorial
The astrology virtual tutorial is available on-demand, so you can explore it whenever you like! In it, you’ll also find book recommendations and other activities to try. Just click the play button on this page to get started!
Borrow these books
Check out these fiction and graphic novel especially for stargazers and fans of astrology:
- Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
- The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
- How to Become a Planet by Nicole Melleby
- Stargazing by Jen Wang
- The Star Outside My Window by Onjali Raúf
- The Twelve by Cindy Lin
- The Year We Fell From Space by A.S. King
- Zodiac Starforce by Kevin Panetta
Hal Patnott is a children’s librarian who specializes in serving LGBTQ+ young people and their allies. He is passionate about identity exploration through collaborative storytelling and imaginative play.