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It's So Amazing!: A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

Title

It's So Amazing!: A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

Illustrator

Michael Emberley

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780763600518

Pages

81 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases, and more.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Adoption; Single parent; Divorce; Step parent; Separation; Homosexuality; single parent; step parent; divorced parents; separate homes; co-parenting; adopted child; lesbian parent; gay parent

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

female/female; male/male

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2000 Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 Children's Literature Choice List, 2000 Horn Book Fanfare, 1999 Notable Children's Books, 2000 Parent's Guide to Children's Media, 2000

Keywords

human reproduction; sex introduction for children; reproduction

Diversity Impact

direct

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