TRAINING WHEELS: HOW DID I GET HERE? By Chris E. Barrett and Sally B. Hunter, Ph.D.
Five-year-old Miles gets a new bike from his friend, Mike, for his birthday. Miles’ parents explain to their son that he was born as a result of Mike’s parents generously donating their remaining embryos. Written by the NEDC’s Digital Media Manager with a professor of psychology, this is an accessible story for young children with fun, colorful illustrations.
BEFORE YOU WERE BORN By Janice Grimes (15 titles)
In this series, a father (or mother) bear tells his child the story of her beginnings and birth. The simple dialogue, accompanied by scenes of everyday life in the bears’ house, helps normalize the discussion.
The books in this series share the same beginning and happy ending. Midway through each book, the author uses straightforward language to explain a different reproductive option.