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A Tale of Two Daddies

Title

A Tale of Two Daddies

Illustrator

Kristin Blackwood; Mike Blanc

Publisher

VanitaBooks

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780981971452

Pages

43 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young girl describes how her two daddies help her through her day, including her poppa cooking eggs and toast, her daddy fixing her knee when she is hurt, and both fathers being there for her when she needs love.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Homosexuality; Gender nonconformity; same-sex parents; same-sex relationship; gay; gay adults; gay fathers; gender roles

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011 Bank Street College of Education
Choices, 2011 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Cooperative Children's Book Center

Keywords

fathers and daughters; family bond; helping each other; conversation with a classmate; responsibilities

Diversity Impact

direct

A Tale of Two Daddies

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