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Love Makes a Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525554226
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Published: Dial Books - December 24th, 2018

This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family . . . and that's LOVE.

My Family, Your Family! Cover Image
By Kathryn Cole, Cornelia Li (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781772601336
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Published: Second Story Press - September 8th, 2020

This book includes a diverse array of characters and celebrates gay parents, single parents, blended families, and other family groups rarely seen in board books.

The Family Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316442541
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Published: LB Kids - April 2nd, 2019

This beloved classic celebrating all kinds of families is a perfect entry into the world of Todd Parr, and is now available as a board book!
Some families have two moms or two dads. Some families have one parent instead of two.
Some families live in a house by themselves. Some families share a house with other families.
All families can help each other be strong!

A Family Is a Family Is a Family Cover Image
By Sara O'Leary, Qin Leng (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554987948
Published: Groundwood Books - September 13th, 2016

When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways -- but the same in the one way that matters most of all.

We Are Family Cover Image
By Patricia Hegarty, Ryan Wheatcroft (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781680100549
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Published: Tiger Tales - March 7th, 2017

This engaging picture book celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of families—and no matter how different they may seem, the love that is shared is all the same.

How Mamas Love Their Babies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781936932009
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Published: Feminist Press - February 13th, 2018

Illustrating the myriad ways that mothers provide for their children--piloting airplanes, washing floors, or dancing at a strip club--this book is the first to depict a sex-worker parent. It provides an expanded notion of working mothers and challenges the idea that only some jobs result in good parenting.

Walk with Me Cover Image
By Jairo Buitrago, Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781554988570
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 14th, 2017

A deceptively simple, imaginative story depicting the complex emotional reality of a girl whose father no longer lives at home.

Still a Family: A Story about Homelessness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807577073
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 31st, 2017

A little girl and her parents have lost their home and must live in a homeless shelter. Even worse, due to a common shelter policy, her dad must live in a men's shelter, separated from her and her mom. Despite these circumstances, the family still finds time to be together. They meet at the park to play hide-and-seek, slide on slides, and pet puppies.

Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family when a Loved One is Incarcerated Cover Image
By Becky Birtha, Maja Kastelic (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780807512753
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 7th, 2017

Children can experience many emotions when a parent is in jail or prison. They may be angry, sad, lonely, or scared. Sometimes friends act differently toward them. Sometimes the children begin acting differently too. In this important book, young readers will learn that even when it feels like nothing can get better again, there are ways they can improve their circumstances.

Visiting Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9780147516084
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 11th, 2015

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family Cover Image
By Carrie Lara, Christine Battuz (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781433828560
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Published: Magination Press - May 14th, 2018

National Parenting Product Award Winner (NAPPA)

The world is full of different colors...hundreds of colors, everywhere.
People are different colors too. Our colors make us beautiful and unique.
Mommy says it is part of our culture and the big word diversity -- diversidad.

My Two Grannies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781847800343
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - August 25th, 2009

Alvina has two grannies who she loves with all her heart. Grannie Vero is from the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Grannie Rose is from the north of England. When Alvina's parents go away on holiday, both the grannies move in to Alvina's house to look after her. But the two grannies want to do different things, eat different food, play different games and tell different stories.

Who's In My Family?: All About Our Families (Let's Talk about You and Me) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763636319
Published: Candlewick - September 11th, 2012

rusted New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris continues her series for preschoolers with a look at the many kinds of families that make up our world.

We All Sing With the Same Voice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060739003
Published: HarperCollins - January 4th, 2005

A lyrical and joyful celebration of inclusion and respect

Who's in a Family? Cover Image
By Robert Skutch, Laura Nienhaus (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781883672669
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Published: Tricycle Press - February 1st, 1997

Family is important, but who's in a family? Why, the people who love you the most!This equal opportunity, open-minded picture book has no preconceptions about what makes a family a family. There's even equal time given to some of children's favorite animal families. With warm and inviting jewel-tone illustrations, this is a great book for that long talk with a little person on your lap.

All Families Are Special Cover Image
By Norma Simon, Teresa Flavin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780807521755
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 2003

When Mrs. Mack says she will soon be a grandmother, her students realize that teachers have families just like they do! Suddenly everyone in the class wants to share information about his or her own unique family.

All Kinds of Families Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553499407
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

From the creators of the picture-book sensation Grumpy Monkey comes a hilarious celebration of families of all stripes!

Lots of nontraditional family structures are celebrated in this super-fun and super-accessible board book! Kids will love finding their own family represented, no matter if they have two moms, one grandpa, or just a cousin named Doug.

black is brown is tan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064436441
Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2004

Brown-skinned momma, the color of chocolate milk and coffee pumpkin pie, whose face gets ginger red when she puffs and yells the children into bed. White-skinned daddy, not white like milk or snow, lighter than brown, With pinks and tiny tans, whose face gets tomato red when he puffs and yells their children into bed.

All Kinds of People Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823439720
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Published: Holiday House - September 25th, 2018

Perfect for the youngest readers, this board book adaptation of the acclaimed Shades of People celebrates the diversity of everyday life.

All Kinds of Families! Cover Image
By Mary Ann Hoberman, Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316146333
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2009

With irresistible, rollicking rhyme, beloved picture book author Mary Ann Hoberman shows readers that families, large and small, are all around us. From celery stalks to bottle caps, buttons, and rings, the objects we group together form families, just like the ones we are a part of. And, as we grow up, our families grow, too.

The Great Big Book of Families Cover Image
By Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780803735163
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2011

This fun and fascinating treasury features all kinds of families and their lives together. Each spread showcases one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees. Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again.

Families Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823435708
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Published: Holiday House - January 30th, 2016

Celebrate diversity with a picture book for very young children about the many faces of contemporary families. Big or small, similar or different-looking, there are all kinds of families. Some have one parent, some have two, and many include extended family. An inclusive look at many varieties of families.

One Family Cover Image
By George Shannon, Blanca Gomez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780374300036
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 26th, 2015

Just how many things can "one" be?

One box of crayons.

One batch of cookies.

One world.

One family.

From veteran picture book author George Shannon and up-and-coming artist Blanca Gomez comes a playful, interactive book that shows how a family can be big or small and comprised of people of a range of genders and races.