It’s a They!

Orca. Apr. 2024. 24p. tr. from French by Rachel Martinez . Board $10.95. ISBN 9781459839199.
Baby-Toddler–In crisp, full-color photographs, family members lean in close over newborns. Beautiful baby faces from a wide variety of ethnicities, along with those who clearly adore them, are featured in this French/English bilingual book. The focus is on the simple celebration that new babies bring, and the text opens the door to conversations about gender identity. “We aren’t sure of their gender yet—and they bring us so much joy.”
VERDICT The diversity and tenderness of the photographs along with inclusive language make this a progressive addition to most collections, and a must for the LBGTQIA+ shelves.

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