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Molly's Family

Title

Molly's Family

Authors

Nancy Garden

Illustrator

Sharon Wooding

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780374350024

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The members of Ms. Marston's kindergarten class are cleaning and decorating their room for the upcoming Open School Night. Molly and Tommy work on drawing pictures to put on the walls. Molly draws her family: Mommy, Mama Lu, and her puppy, Sam. But when Tommy looks at her picture, he tells her it's not of a family. "You can't have a mommy and a mama," he says.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

gay parents

LGBTQ+

female/female

Awards

Capitol Choices,2005 The Capitol Choices Committee
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2005 H.W. Wilson
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center

Keywords

families; schools

Diversity Impact

direct

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