Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
10th Anniversary Edition (Alyson Wonderland)

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This is a warm and gentle view of a little girl starting school, meeting new friends, and discovering a wider world. The kids learn that differences are just another part of life.
-NY Journal of Books

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The first lesbian-themed children's book ever published—now in color—Lesléa Newman’s groundbreaking children’s book has an enduring message about acceptance and tolerance that will appeal to readers of all ages and backgrounds: The most important thing about any family is that all the people in it love each other.

New York–based author Lesléa Newman is the prize-winning author of more than fifty titles for children and adults.

Illustrator Diana Souza lives in Dallas, Texas.

 

About Leslea Newman

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Leslea Newman is the author of several picture books, including "Matzo Ball Moon" illustrated by Elaine Greenstein and "Too Far Away to Touch" illustrated by Catherine Stock. Her literary awards include a "Highlights for Children" fiction writing award and a Parents' Choice Silver Medal. She was inspired to write "Cats, Cats, Cats!" by her own two cats, Princess Sheba Darling and Precious Sammy Dearest, who sleep all day and romp all night! Leslea Newman lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. Diana Souza illustrates and designs for authors and publishers throughout the nation. Her works include "The Spiritual Life of Animals and Plants" and "Realms of Light: Clairvoyant Experiences of Life After Death." Her website, http://www.canaryperch.com/, is updated frequently.
 
Published June 1, 2000 by Alyson Books. 32 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Children's Books, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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on Jan 10 2015

Newman’s picture book about Heather and her mommies first appeared 25 years ago as the product of desktop publishing and a determination to create a story reflecting family diversity...Welcome back to Heather and her mommies.

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NY Journal of Books

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Reviewed by Joan M. Burda on Mar 23 2015

This is a warm and gentle view of a little girl starting school, meeting new friends, and discovering a wider world. The kids learn that differences are just another part of life.

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