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Why Don't I Have a Daddy? A Story of Donor Conception

Title

Why Don't I Have a Daddy? A Story of Donor Conception

Illustrator

Lisa Krebs

Publisher

Author House

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781425995874

Pages

36 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

As the little lion cub notices all different types of families, he starts to question his own family. His family consists of his mother and him. The little cub learns that while there is no "daddy" in his family, there is a donor lion who made his life possible. Through his mother's love and nurturing, the lion cub understands how special he and his family are.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Single parent; Surrogacy; single mother; in vitro fertilization; sperm donation; sperm donor

Main Character

male lion

Race/Ethnicities

Lions

Family Formation

single mother

Keywords

artificial insemination; lions; playing; questions; animals

Diversity Impact

direct

Why Don't I Have a Daddy? A Story of Donor Conception


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