DIVerse Families
 
Mama Eat Ant, Yuck!

Title

Mama Eat Ant, Yuck!

Illustrator

Matthew Daniele

Publisher

Hundredth Munchy Publications

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780965670029

Pages

28 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Baby Emma says her first words when Mama accidently eats some ants that are in the raisins. Emma lives with her lesbian parents, Mama and Mommy, and Mama envisions Emma's verbal future up until she has her own baby Kate who says, "Grandmama eat ant, yuck!"

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

two mothers

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Keywords

stories in rhyme; ant; raisins; babies; learning to speak; first words

Diversity Impact

direct

Mama Eat Ant, Yuck!

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