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Diverse Family Structure

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LGBT Families in Children's Fiction


Newsgirl by Liza Ketchum

  • Pub Date: 2009
  • Grades 5-8 interest
  • See also: Historical Fiction, Disguises 
  • Historical novel about a girl who moves from East Coast to West with her mother and her mother's friend.


Double Play by Sara Cassidy 

  • A girl adjusts to her parents' divorce and her mom dating a woman.


Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy

  • The family Fletcher is made up of two fathers and four adopted kids.


My Mixed Up Berry Blue Summer by Jennifer Gennari

  • Pub Date: 2012
  • Grades 4-7 interest 
  • June mother is getting ready to marry her girlfriend, and June adjusts to the idea of a step-mom.


When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin

  • Pub Date: 2016
  • Grades 5-8 interest 
  • Ben is a former foster child who is adopted by a woman who grieves her late wife.


Ashes to Asheville by Sarah Dooley

  • Pub Date 2017
  • Grades 5-8 interest 
  • When Mama Lacey dies, Fella and her sister are separated from each other and from their other mom.


The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson




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