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And Tango Makes Three

Author: Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Publication date: 2005
Genre: Children's Book 

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And Tango Makes Three

Children’s book about two penguins who create a nontraditional family.

Challenges in Canada

2006—A parent complained about this picture book for small children in the Calgary Catholic School District. The book tells the story of two male penguins raising a baby penguin in a zoo.
Objection—On religious grounds, the parent objected to the theme of homosexual parenting.

Update—The library asked the central office of the Religious Education Department to review the book. Later, the library removed the book from its collection.

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