And Tango Makes Three

LGBTQ People & Homophobia/Heterosexism
People, Identity & Culture
Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
Henry Cole
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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
LGBTQ People & Homophobia/Heterosexism
People, Identity & Culture

Based on a true-life penguin family living in New York City's Central Park Zoo, this is the story of Roy and Silo, two male penguins that cuddle and share a nest like the other penguin couples. When all the others start hatching eggs, they want to be parents, too, and bring an egg-shaped rock back to their nest to care for. A daughter, Tango, arrives soon after and the three can still be seen at the zoo today.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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