Sunday, February 20, 2011

Donovan's big day

Donovan's big day 
by Lesléa Newman 
illus. by Mike Dutton 
Language: English 
Berkeley, CA : Tricycle Press, ©2011. 
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN: 9781582463322; 1582463328
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. 
Available: Major reviews: School Library Journal, Booklist, Publisher's Weekly

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