A Rant Before Mother’s Day

To help with this, consider making sure the preschool a child you know attends has  books such as these. Check and see; if not, maybe in honor of “Special Persons’ Day” (as one childcare facility names it) donate one or more to the classroom. Books that showcase diverse family constructs are one way to do some small but necessary repair work. 

Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer illustrated by Holly Clifton-Brown

Leslea Newman’s Heather Has Two Mommies, illustrated by Laura Cornell

The Purim Superhero by Elisabeth Kushner, illustrated by Mike Byrne

Arthur A. Levine’s Monday Is One Day, illustrated by Julian Hector

Jeanne Warren Lindsay’s Do I Have  a Daddy?

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst, illustrated by Geoff Stevenson

The Family Book by Todd Parr

Please comment with any other book recommendations!

The views and opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of Lilith Magazine. 

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