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Same-Sex Parents


Books involving families with same-sex parents.






Oelschlager, Vanita
JE OELSC

Brightly illustrated picture book in which a girl answers questions about her family, which consists of herself and her two dads, Poppa and Daddy.
Oelschlager, Vanita
JE OELSC

Lets us look inside one non-traditional family, a same sex couple and their son. As the children talk, it's clear this boy lives in a nurturing environment where the biggest issues are the everyday challenges of growing up.
Simon, Norma
JE SIMON

Students in Mrs. Mack's class describe their families--big or small, living together or apart, with two moms or none--and learn why every family is special and important.
Richardson, Justin
JE RICHA

At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.
Gonzalez, Rigoberto
S JE GONZA

With Mother's Day coming, Antonio finds he has to decide about what is important to him when his classmates make fun of the unusual appearance of his mother's partner, Leslie. Bilingual, English/Spanish.
Newman, Leslea
J BOARDBK NEWMA

Board book about a toddler's daily activities--from playing to tea time--in the company of two loving fathers.
Willhoite, Michael
JE

"Nick is like any 10-year-old boy...But when Daddy and Daddy's roommate Frank decide to get married, Nick gets to do something extra special: play best man..."--front flap.
Newman, Lesléa
JE NEWMA

From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.
Newman, Lesléa
J

When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other.
Polacco, Patricia
JE POLAC

"Marmee, Meema and the kids are just like any other family...but one family doesn't accept them...how can a family have two moms and no dad...?"--front flap
Garden, Nancy
JE

When Molly draws a picture of her family for Open School Night, one of her classmates makes her feel bad because he says she cannot have a mommy and a mama. Molly's dilemma, sensitively explored in words and art, shows readers that even if a family is different from others, it can still be happy, loving, and real.
Newman, Leslea
J BOARDBK NEWMA

A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two mothers.
Levine, Arthur A.
JE LEVIN

A rhyming countdown of the days of the week as a variety of families find ways to spend time together while waiting for the weekend.
Harrington, Claudia
JE HARRI

Lenny follows Jasmine for a school project and learns about her life with her two dads.
Harrington, Claudia
JE HARRI

Lenny, the class reporter, follows Elsie for a school project and learns about her life with her two moms.
Vigna, Judith
JE

Elly's grandfather has trouble accepting the fact that his son is gay.
Hoffman, Mary
J306.85 HOFFM

"Families come in many shapes and sizes -- and here we celebrate them all!..."--front flap.
Thomas, Pat
J306.874 THOMA

"...introduces children to families that have parents of the same sex..."--back cover.
Harris, Robie H.
JE HARRI

Nellie and her little brother Gus discuss all kinds of families, including those with two mommies or two daddies, during a day at the zoo.
Greenberg, Keith Elliot
J306.874

An eleven-year-old boy describes life as part of a family made up of himself, his mother and her lesbian partner.
Tyner, Christy
JE TYNER

Zak's Safari is a book about donor-conceived kids of two-mom families. When the rain spoils Zak's plan for a safari adventure, he invites the reader on a very special tour of his family instead. Zak shows us how his parents met, fell in love, and wanted more than anything to have a baby--so they decided to make on