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Kids Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes

A recent study found many children's books promote gender stereotypes. But these five books kick the roles moms, dads – and even boys and girls – are usually cast in.

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Mommy, Mama, and Me by Leslea Newman

The children's book, written in rhyme, follows the daily activities of a family, comprised of a same-sex couple and their toddler. Mommy, Mama, and Me by Leslea Newman tells the story of love and family, and also depicts a nontraditional family instead of a mom and dad in traditional roles. There is also a similar book by the same author called Daddy, Papa, and Me. Both books are available on Amazon.com for around $7.

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