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Thursday with Helenna and Alex

Title

Thursday with Helenna and Alex

Illustrator

Rory Smith

Publisher

JumPskip Productions

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780615670157

Pages

38 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In "Thursday with Helenna and Alex," Jessie has a play date with two of her best friends. As the children conduct an "archeological dig" in Helenna's backyard (with the energetic and hilarious help of Buddy, the dog), they uncover some surprising artifacts and discover the real key to their friendship. "Thursday with Helenna and Alex" is the fourth book in The Jessie Books series, which offers an inspiring story for each day of the week, featuring a precocious little girl who lives with her two moms in Queens, New York.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; same sex parents; children of gay parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

lesbian mothers

LGBTQ+

female/female

Keywords

friendship; time capsules

Diversity Impact

direct

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