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Author: Janice Grimes

There are 16 versions of the story books in this series, and they can be used for children conceived in many different circumstances. We currently have the following versions:

  • Embryo...
Author: Carolina Nadel

A story about sperm donation in a (heterosexual!) elephant family.

Author: Bernard Villegas and Teresa Villegas

This is one of the better American books for children conceived by egg donation and is particularly valuable because it features a family with twins.

Author: Bernard Villegas and Teresa Villegas

This is one of the better American books for young children conceived by sperm donation, particularly because it features a family with twins.

Author: Jane T. Schnitter

This delightful book about the relationship between a girl conceived by sperm donation and her dad has sadly been out of print for many years.  It is appropriate for children from about 7 to 10...

Author: Leslea Newman and Carol Thompson

This is a charming short board book for young children being raised in a lesbian couple family.  American style language but easy to adapt.

Author: Carolina Nadel

A story about egg donation in a (heterosexual couple!) elephant family.

Author: Linda Stamm

This book is about an 8 year old girl who is listening to the story about her anonymous egg donor.  Uses language such as uterus, embryos, egg and sperm cells. American but well written and not...

Author: Cory Silverberg

 

Canadian Cory Silverberg has written an extraordinary book about how babies are made.  Not only does it not mention sex or assisted reproduction but it doesn't identify which bodies...

Author: George Anne Clay and Lisa Krebs

This is a delightful story of a young male lion being raised by a single mother.  He notices that other lion cubs have different sorts of families and asks the qestion in the title of the book...