10 Books Featuring Same-Sex Parents That Every Kid Should Read

the marvelsOne of the most important roles that children's literature plays in kids' lives is to reflect their everyday experiences in a way that helps them understand the world around them, which is why it's so important for families of all kinds to be represented in books -- and that includes families with gay parents. And while there is still an undeniable shortage of non-hetero moms and dads in YA today, there are several wonderful titles on the shelves that fit the bill!

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The following novels feature LGBT parents who are real, three-dimensional characters and complex relationships kids from all kinds of families can relate to and learn from. Here's hoping there are many more to come!

 

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