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Flying Free

Title

Flying Free

Illustrator

Jana Richards

Publisher

BookSurge

Pages

34 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781594579721

Genre

fantasy

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; same-sex parents; children of gay parents

Annotation

Narrated by a firefly captured by a five-year-old girl named Violet, who plans to use the firefly as her nightlight. Violet's mommies, Mommy Blue and Mama Red, go along with the idea, but the firefly refuses to live in a glass jar. After several attempts, the firefly devises the ultimate escape plan.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

lesbian moms and daughter

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

female/femaile

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

insects; family life

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

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