During the 70s and early 80s, Lollipop Power, Inc. published children's books, including bilingual books, that portrayed non-sexist and non-stereotypical role models to empower and instruct children in very diverse life situations. The Rubenstein Library holds books published by Lollipop Power, Inc., as well as archival material in the records of Carolina Wren Press, which took over the organization's remaining books and reiussed several of its titles after Lollipop Power, Inc. ceased operations in 1986.
- Phillips, Lynn. Exactly Like Me. Chapel Hill, N. C.:
Lollipop Power, 1972. (E Pam #5691) "Some people don't know what a
girl's all about. I wonder how come they can't figure it out?" This
young girl understands that she doesn't have to wear frilly dresses
to be a girl.
- De Poix, Carol. Jo, Flo and Yolanda. Chapel Hill,
N.C.: Lollipop Power, Inc., 1973. (E Pam #6975) Jo, Flo, and
Yolanda live in the city and have parents who both work outside the
home. These triplets may look alike, but they have very different
- Homan, Dianne. In Christina's toolbox. Chapel Hill,
N.C.: Lollipop Power, c1981. (E Pam #5693) Christina is a capable
girl with a toolbox full of tools to help out around the house,
make things, and fix her bike.
- Severance, Jane. Lots of mommies. Chapel Hill, N.C.:
Lollipop Power, 1983. (E Pam q#1187) A girl lives in a house with
her mother and three other women. When she starts school other
children ridicule her when she tells them she has four moms. But
when she hurts herself on the playground, all four mommies come to
her aid, and the other children are jealous of all the motherly