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The Child in the Fathers' Hearts: A Story of Adoption

Title

The Child in the Fathers' Hearts: A Story of Adoption

Authors

Paul Janson

Illustrator

Kevin Scott Gierman

Publisher

Lulu

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781257937769

Pages

28 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A picture book designed to be read to adopted children of gay parents. The child is adopted by two fathers. The opening comments are about the author's own philosophy of children, that all children begin in the heart of their parents however they come to be a part of a family.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay fathers; gay adults; children of gay parents; same-sex parents; adopted child; adoptive fathers

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

two adoptive fathers

LGBTQ+

gay males

Keywords

love; family; adoption story

Diversity Impact

direct

The Child in the Fathers' Hearts: A Story of Adoption


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