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Heather Has Two Mommies

Title

Heather Has Two Mommies

Authors

Leslea Newman

Illustrator

Laura Cornell

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780763666316

Genre

realism

Topic

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

Annotation

Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

lesbian mothers

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

woman/woman

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center

Keywords

mothers and daughters; families

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Heather Has Two Mommies

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