Books on poetry, archeology, and religious studies talk about Heavenly Mother. This is a list of a few of the many books written about or relating to Heavenly Mother. If you know of any other books, please let us know by emailing [email protected]


Dove Song edited by Tyler Chadwick, Dayna Patterson, and Martin Pulido.

I Gave Her A Name by Rachel Hunt Steenblik.

The Tree in the Center by Kathryn Knight Sonntag.

Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings edited by Joanna Brooks, Rachel Hunt Steenblik, and Hannah Wheelwright. See “Suggested Readings by Topic, Mother in Heaven” on page 310.

Strangers in Paradox: Explorations in Mormon Theology by Margaret Toscano and Paul Toscano. See chapters 5-7.

Crossings: a bald Asian American Latter-day Saint woman scholar’s ventures through life, death, cancer & motherhood (not necessarily in that order) by Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye. Heavenly Mother is mentioned throughout the book, but for a more focused discussion read “What Ana Said.”

The Women’s Book of Mormon by Mette Ivie Harrison.

Children's Books

Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families by Caitlin Connolly, Bethany Brady Spalding, and McArthur Krishna.

Mama God, Papa God: A Caribbean Tale by Richardo Keens-Douglas.

Big Momma Makes the World written by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

Mr. and Mrs. God in the Creation Kitchen written by Nancy Wood, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.

A Girl’s Guide to Heavenly Mother by McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding.

A Boy’s Guide to Heavenly Mother by McArthur Krishna and Martin Pulido.

My Little Latter-day Saint Library: Heavenly Parents by Samantha Millburn and McKenzie West.