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Leslea Newman
 
1.   Belinda's Bouquet
Leslea Newman (Author), Michael Willhoite (Illustrator)
In this story, Belinda is taught to accept her weight and Daniel is taught to accept his two mothers. They realize that everyone and every family is different, like a garden of flowers.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
2.   Felicia's Favorite Story
Leslea Newman (Author), Adriana Romo (Illustrator)
Felicia’s favorite bedtime story is about how she was adopted by her two mothers from Guatemala.
[Grade Level: K - 2]
 
3.   Gloria Goes to Gay Pride
Russell Crocker (Illustrator), Leslea Newman (Author)
While marching in the gay pride parade with her two mothers, Gloria sees many familiar faces and learns that "love is the most important thing of all." Some people along the parade route hold signs that say, "Gays go away." One of Gloria's mothers explains to her that some people don't think two women or two men should love each other, but that the parade is held to help ensure that all people can feel pride in who they are.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
4.   Heather Has Two Mommies
Leslea Newman (Author), Diana Souza (Illustrator)
Heather feels bad in her playgroup because she is the only one with two mommies. She comes to realize that the only thing that is important is that a family loves eachother.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
5.   Saturday is Pattyday
Leslea Newman (Author), Anette Hegel (Illustrator)
Frankie is hurt when his two mothers get a divorce. Through this story he realizes that he will still be loved.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
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