Heather Has Two Mommies

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Alyson Books, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
90 Reviews

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.

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The illustrations, as noted, are cheerful and positive. - Goodreads
... ways, etc. I applaud Newman for writing this. - Goodreads
The illustrations are fantastic as well. - Goodreads
We both would have prefered the pictures in color. - Goodreads
The black and white pictures just didn't do it for me. - Goodreads
In all, the illustrations match up with the story. - Goodreads

Review: Heather Has Two Mommies

User Review  - Christina Venturelli - Goodreads

In this LGBTQ fiction children's book, this story talks about a little girl named Heather who has two mommies. When she gets to school one day, she learns that she does not have a dad. At first, she ... Read full review

Review: Heather Has Two Mommies

User Review  - hannah - Goodreads

The author read this whole book aloud to us at the Outlawed conference and I wish I had had it as a kid, because I had heterosexual adoptive parents and this book is actually about a bunch of kids in ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Leslea Newman is the author of many children's books, including "Too Far Away to Touch" and "Thea's Throw." Her literary awards include the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing Award and a Parent's Choice silver medal. Diana Souza illustrates and desig

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