Heather has two mommies

Summary:

When she goes to the playgroup, at first this girl feels ackward because she has two moms and no dad. But she learns then that there are lots of different kinds of families.

Comment:

Originally published in 1989, this controversial and often-banned book is one of the first to adress the topic of same-sex families in a positive light. This updated version is dedicated to how Heather’s mommies were friends for a long time, fell in love and decided to live together, how they created a family, visited a fertility doctor and extended their family with a child. As the kids in the story begin to discuss the diversity of their own families, Heather realises that it doesn’t matter who makes up a family but the most important thing is that all the people in it love one another. It can be an extremely helpful book since it addresses some of the concerns of young children of same-sex parents.

Edited by: Biblioteka Sarajeva (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Author(s): Newman, Leslea

Illustrator(s): Cornell, Laura

Publisher: Candlewick Press

City: Somerville

Year: 2016

Pages: 32

ISBN: 9780763690427

Age Range: 3 - 5

Language: EN

Original Language: EN

Keywords: Families, LGBTQ+, Parentality

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