Operation Marriage (Hardcover)

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By Cynthia Chin-Lee, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
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8-year-old Alex has a fight with her best friend, Zach, who says he can no longer be her friend. Why? Because her parents 'aren't married'. This story looks at the humorous and heart-warming actions of Alex and her younger brother, Nicky, to convince their parents to get married.

About the Author

Cynthia Chin-Lee is the author of "A Is for the Americas," "A Is for Asia," "Akira to Zoltan," and "Amelia to Zora." She lives in Palo Alto, California. Lea Lyon is an award-winning children's book illustrator, a painting teacher, and a portrait artist. She is the illustrator of "Keep Your Ear on the Ball," "The Miracle Jar," "Playing War," and "Say Something." She lives in Richmond, California.

Praise For…

"Very sensitively deals with the subject of same-sex marriage by telling the true story of one couple and their children. Children are very ready to start talking about the civil rights issues of our time and this book is a great jumping off point to get those conversations started."  Jacinta Bunnell, author, Girls Are Not Chicks Coloring Book

"Shows how important marriage is to children and that they understand that anything less, is less than equal."  Dr. Davina Kotulski, author, Love Warriors and Why You Should Give a Damn About Gay Marriage

"Cynthia delights audiences, with careful consideration not to leave anyone out. Her books are winners."  Heidi R. Kling, author, Sea

"For those who believe, true love does conquer all." www.BookDragon.si.edu (September 2011)

"Operation Marriage is a well-constructed, age-appropriate story with an appealing cast of characters." —www.ThePirateTree.com (December 2011)

"Wearing its heart on its sleeve, this message-driven text . . . will situate itself as part of the early-21st-century movement toward same-sex marriage rights." —Kirkus Reviews (January 15, 2012)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781604864229
ISBN-10: 1604864222
Publisher: PM Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Reach and Teach