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JK Rowling has added the backstories of characters that fans have been wanting since the beginning of the wildly popular book series. Pottermore.com is described on it's website as, "a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books". Only ebook copies of the new Harry Potter series will exist.
Karen Muller - from American Libraries Magazine - helps an elementary teacher who is preparing for a new program:
The teacher asks: "We are beginning an outreach program to address issues of gender in the pre K-3 grade classroom. We are looking for material for early readers that is particularly adept at portraying non-stereotypical gender roles and that addresses LGBT issues in age appropriate ways. Can you guide me to any resources, book lists, etc.?"
"Zack’s Story: Growing Up with Same-Sex Adults"
This book is an excellent resource for same-sex parents about to explain their sexuality to their children. It's an autobiographical story told by a teen named Zack about his very well-rounded life with his lesbian parents. It includes family photographs.
Zack’s Story: Growing Up with Same-Sex Adults, written by Keith Greenberg. Lerner Publications, 1996
Look for Oh The Things Mommies Do!" this summer, on Amazon.
A press release for the book says: "'Oh The Things Mommies Do!' is a bouncy, and playful look at the joys of a two Mom family. With its catchy rhymes and vibrant illustrations, it is a pleasure for children and parents alike."