Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies

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When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad 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
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2015
Edition: 1st Candlewick Press ed
ISBN: 9780763666316
Branch Call Number: PIC Newman
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Cornell, Laura - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Heather has 2 mommies

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DBRL_JessicaS Jul 18, 2019

A cute story about Heather, whose favorite number is two. She has two pets, two arms, two legs, two mommies, etc. It's a cute story about how Heather starts school and learns about all types of families with her classmates.

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mattropolis
Oct 23, 2017

>When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but
>Heather doesn't have a daddy.

Did we just fail 5th grade biology? Heather does have a daddy out there somewhere and only one of her moms is the biological parent. Someone got mommy pregnant. Despite what science deniers want to say for their particular agenda, it still takes the chromosomes from male sperm and an female egg.

How about we tell Heather the truth about biology instead of becoming another science denier?

Later addition: The fact this is getting marked as 'offsensive' tells you exactly the levels science deniers will go to advance a purely political agenda instead of scientific fact.

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timfisette
Jan 12, 2017

another sign the apocalypse is upon us, people. A children's book that condones aberrant sexual behavior among adults, that often has lasting adverse psychological effects on their children. The author should be locked up. No, the publishers should. Whenever I see two dykes in public with a kid I say aloud, "Heather has two mommies" in a mocking way, hoping one of them will say something to me.

GSPLmandy Jul 28, 2016

This is a lovely children's book about family diversity.

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Quinan
Jan 05, 2016

Normalizing of a variety of families. Written without a sense of otherness. Sweet and lovely.

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Mephistopheles89
Jun 08, 2015

I read this book out of curiosity to se how a children's book introduces the topic of family diversity. This book does an excellent job of showing how families are different and that love is the most important thing in a family. I would recommend this to anyone with young children.

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2kool4skool
Mar 02, 2015

A great way to help bring up the topic of LGBT relationships to children.

teacupfaerie Aug 16, 2010

This book had it's usefulness at one point, but please - find a different one now. It is so outdated and lame.

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DBRL_JessicaS Jul 18, 2019

DBRL_JessicaS thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Jan 14, 2017

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