LGBTQ Childrens’ Books To Keep On Your Radar
Donovan’s Big Day
Lesléa Newman; illustrated by Mike Dutton
Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Pres, c2011.
Summary: From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.
Annotation: Donovan’s two moms are getting married, and he can’t wait for the celebration to begin. After all, as ringbearer, he has a very important job to do. Any boy or girl with same-sex parents-or who knows a same-sex couple-will appreciate this picture book about love, family, and marriage. The story captures the joy and excitement of a wedding day while the illustrations show the happy occasion from a child’s point of view. Owned by the Library of Congress and available from amazon.com.