Everything you need to understand or teach Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel.
Are You My Mother, by Alison Bechdel, chronicles a cartoonist's desire to create an illusion for herself about her mother's love. Unable to hold this illusion, she is faced with the truth, and this truth, as she finds, frees her from years of anxiety and depression. This graphic novel dissects the often turbulent relationship between a mother and a daughter.