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The Baby Kangaroo Treasure Hunt

Title

The Baby Kangaroo Treasure Hunt

Illustrator

Rosemary Martinez

Publisher

Carmen Martinez Jover

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9786070008467

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism/animal fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Two kangaroos: Jack and Sam, a gay couple, have their own baby by means of an egg donor and surrogacy. This story enables children to easily understand how they were conceived and it helps gay parents explain in an easy and loving how how their family was formed.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Surrogacy; Homosexuality; surrogate mother; egg donor; gay parents

Main Character

boys

Race/Ethnicities

kangaroos

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

parental behavior in animals; family

Diversity Impact

direct

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