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Image 10,000 Dresses
(32 Pages) Bailey longs to wear the beautiful dresses of her dreams but is ridiculed by her unsympathetic family which rejects her true perception of herself.
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Image 10,000 Dresses
(32 Pages) Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of windows. . . . Unfortunately, when Bailey's awake, no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Quite the contrary. "You're a BOY!" Mother and Father tell Bailey. "You shouldn't be thinking about dresses at all." Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is touched and inspired by Bailey's imagination and courage. In friendship, the two of them begin making dresses together. And Bailey's dreams come true! This gorgeous picture book—a modern fairy tale about becoming the person you feel you are inside—will delight people of all ages.
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Image A Tale of Two Daddies
(42 Pages) A young girl describes how her two daddies help her through her day, including her poppa cooking eggs and toast, her daddy fixing her knee when she is hurt, and both fathers being there for her when she needs love.
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Image A Tale of Two Daddies
(42 Pages) A young girl describes how her two daddies help her through her day, including her poppa cooking eggs and toast, her daddy fixing her knee when she is hurt, and both fathers being there for her when she needs love.
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Image A Tale of Two Mommies
(40 Pages) A young boy describes how his two mothers take care of him, from fishing, to coaching t-ball, to comforting him when he is upset.
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Image All Families are Special
(32 Pages) 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.
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Image All Families are Special
(32 Pages) 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.
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Image And Tango Makes Three
(32 Pages) At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.
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Image Be who You are
(32 Pages) Nick was born in a boy's body, but has always felt like a girl inside. Nick's family supports him when he says he no longer wants to be called a boy or dress like a boy; "Always remember to be who you are Nick. Remember that we love you, and we are so proud of you." (p. 17). Nick's parents find a group for families like theirs. With their support, Nick expresses a desire to be addressed as "she," and then to be named "Hope." Based on the author's experiences with her children.
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Image Be Who You Are
(32 Pages) Nick was born in a boy's body, but has always felt like a girl inside. Nick's family supports him when he says he no longer wants to be called a boy or dress like a boy; "Always remember to be who you are Nick. Remember that we love you, and we are so proud of you." (p. 17). Nick's parents find a group for families like theirs. With their support, Nick expresses a desire to be addressed as "she," and then to be named "Hope." Based on the author's experiences with her children.
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Image Daddy's Roommate
(30 Pages) A young boy discusses his divorced father's new living situation, in which the father and his gay roommate share eating, doing chores, playing, loving, and living.
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Image Daddy's Roommate
(32 Pages) A young boy discusses his divorced father's new living situation, in which the father and his gay roommate share eating, doing chores, playing, loving, and living.
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Image Daddy, Papa, and Me
(18 Pages) A baby makes paper airplanes, bakes a pie, and has a tea party with his two loving fathers. On board pages.
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Image Daddy, Papa, and Me
(18 Pages) A baby makes paper airplanes, bakes a pie, and has a tea party with his two loving fathers. On board pages.
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Image Daddy, Papa, and Me
(18 Pages) A baby makes paper airplanes, bakes a pie, and has a tea party with his two loving fathers. On board pages.
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Image Everywhere Babies
(30 Pages) Describes babies and the things they do from the time they are born until their first birthday. On board pages.
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Image Everywhere Babies
(30 Pages) Describes babies and the things they do from the time they are born until their first birthday. On board pages.
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Image Gay & Lesbian Parenting Choices: From Adopting Or Using a Surrogate to Choosing the Perfect Father
(223 Pages) Helps prospective gay and lesbian parents determine the best path to parenthood, explaining the different types of adoptions, legal considerations, and concerns specific to gay individuals.
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Image Heather Has Two Mommies
(32 Pages) A modern classic for this generation is being relaunched with an all-new, beautifully illustrated edition that follows Heather as she goes to playgroup and feels badly at first 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.
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Image Heather Has Two Mommies
(32 Pages) A modern classic for this generation is being relaunched with an all-new, beautifully illustrated edition that follows Heather as she goes to playgroup and feels badly at first 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.
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Image How Homophobia Hurts Children: Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School, and in the Community
(224 Pages) In this compelling and sympathetic volume, the,President of the Arizona Psychological Association,and Chair of its Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Issues,Committee breaks down the myths surrounding,homosexuality that still pervade many schools and,school playgrounds, and presents successful,practices and policies that can make schools not,only a safer place, but can help GLBT youth to,understand that they can grow up to lead normal,happy lives, with hopes and dreams for the future.
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Image I Am Jazz
(32 Pages) Based on the young co-author's real-life experiences, the story of a transgender child traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.
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Image I Am Jazz
(32 Pages) Based on the young co-author's real-life experiences, the story of a transgender child traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.
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Image In Our Mothers' House
(48 Pages) Three adopted children experience the joys and challenges of being raised in a home with two mothers, who teach the children that different doesn't mean wrong.
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Image In Our Mothers' House
(48 Pages) Three adopted children experience the joys and challenges of being raised in a home with two mothers, who teach the children that different doesn't mean wrong.
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Image Jacob's New Dress
(32 Pages) Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who don't identify with traditional gender roles.
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Image King and King and Family
(32 Pages) Join newlyweds King Lee and King Bertie on their journey into the noisy jungle. The kings are greeted by wild animal families, but the royal travelers suspect that something more significant awaits them in the trees. King & King soon discover that there'¬?s no adventure more wonderful than starting a family of their own. Jubilant sequel to Lambda Literary Award nominee KING & KING. Subtle clues on each page lead readers to a surprise ending. In a starred review, Kirkus called KING & KING "A joyful celebration that . . . firmly challenges the assumptions established and perpetuated by the entire canon of children'¬?s picture books." An adoption story for everyone.
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Image King and King and Family
(32 Pages) Join newlyweds King Lee and King Bertie on their journey into the noisy jungle. The kings are greeted by wild animal families, but the royal travelers suspect that something more significant awaits them in the trees. King & King soon discover that there'¬?s no adventure more wonderful than starting a family of their own. Jubilant sequel to Lambda Literary Award nominee KING & KING. Subtle clues on each page lead readers to a surprise ending. In a starred review, Kirkus called KING & KING "A joyful celebration that . . . firmly challenges the assumptions established and perpetuated by the entire canon of children'¬?s picture books." An adoption story for everyone.
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Image Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
(40 Pages) 100% of Last Week Tonight's proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and AIDS United. HBO's Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents a children's picture book about a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny. Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon's life is about to change forever... With its message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming children's book explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy. Sweet, funny, and beautifully illustrated, this book is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different.
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Image Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
(40 Pages) 100% of Last Week Tonight's proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and AIDS United. HBO's Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents a children's picture book about a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny. Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon's life is about to change forever... With its message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming children's book explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy. Sweet, funny, and beautifully illustrated, this book is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different.
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