Narrated by a firefly captured by a five-year-old girl named Violet, who plans to use the firefly as her nightlight. Violet's mommies, Mommy Blue and Mama Red, go along with the idea, but the firefly refuses to live in a glass jar. After several attempts, the firefly devises the ultimate escape plan.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; same-sex parents; children of gay parents; lesbian; lesbian parents
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
insects; family life; firefly; nightlight; escape; glass jar
Gregg, Jennifer C., "Flying Free" (2004). Diverse Families. 246.