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Josh and Jaz Have Three Mums

Title

Josh and Jaz Have Three Mums

Authors

Hedi Argent

Illustrator

Amanda Wood

Publisher

BAAF

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781905664122

Pages

22 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

This brightly illustrated book for young children helps to explain the diversity and 'difference' of family groups and encourages an understanding and appreciation of same sex parents. Josh and Jaz Have Three Mums will be particularly useful for social workers, child care professionals, carers and adoptive parents when exploring the diversity of modern family life with young children. One of the rare children's books to explore and discuss adoption by same sex parents.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Gay/Lesbian; same-sex parents; children of gay parents; lesbian; lesbian mothers; lesbian adults

Main Character

male child; female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Keywords

school assignment; family tree; birth mother; dog

Diversity Impact

direct

Josh and Jaz Have Three Mums



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