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.”

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.