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Asha's Mums

Title

Asha's Mums

Illustrator

Dawn Lee

Publisher

Three O'Clock Press

Publication Year

1990

ISBN

9780889611436

Pages

24 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Asha, an African-Canadian girl whose lesbian mums become an issue for the teacher and the curiosity of classmates, responds with clarity and assuredness that having two mums is no big deal--they are a family.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; lesbian; lesbian adults; lesbian parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

two mothers

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Awards

Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Cooperative Children's Book Center

Keywords

school field trips; permission slip; friendship; confusion; teacher

Diversity Impact

direct

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