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Zack's Story: Growing Up with Same-Sex Parents

Title

Zack's Story: Growing Up with Same-Sex Parents

Publisher

Lerner Publishing Group

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780822525813

Pages

32 pages

Genre

biography

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

An eleven-year-old boy describes life as part of a family made up of himself, his mother, and her lesbian partner.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Step parent; Gay/Lesbian; divorced parents; step mother; lesbian; lesbian mother; lesbian adult; same-sex relationship; children of gay parents

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father; mother and girlfriend

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Awards

Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Gay and Lesbian Parents/Alternative Families: NonFiction

Keywords

mother and son; gay pride parade; New York City; photo-essay; elementary school; stereotypes

Diversity Impact

direct

Zack's Story: Growing Up with Same-Sex Parents


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