BOOKS ABOUT ALL DIFFERENT KINDS OF FAMILIES
This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family . . . and that's LOVE.
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.
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.$16.16ISBN: 9781554987948Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$15.29ISBN: 9781680100549Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tiger Tales - March 7th, 2017
Through illness and health, in celebration and disappointment, families stick together. Some families are made up of many people, and some are much smaller. Sometimes family members look like each other, and sometimes they don’t! But even though every family is different, the love is all the same.$15.26ISBN: 9781936932009Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781554988570Availability: Special OrderPublished: 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.$15.29ISBN: 9780807577073Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$15.29ISBN: 9780807512753Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$8.09ISBN: 9780147516084Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - August 11th, 2015
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature$15.29ISBN: 9781433828560Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781847800343Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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.$15.29ISBN: 9780763636319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780060739003Availability: BackorderedPublished: HarperCollins - January 4th, 2005
A lyrical and joyful celebration of inclusion and respect$7.19ISBN: 9781883672669Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$15.29ISBN: 9780807521755Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780553499407Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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.$7.19ISBN: 9780064436441Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$7.19ISBN: 9780823439720Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780316146333Availability: Special OrderPublished: 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.$16.19ISBN: 9780803735163Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$7.19ISBN: 9780823435708Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.09ISBN: 9780374300036Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 26th, 2015
Just how many things can "one" be?
One box of crayons.
One batch of cookies.
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.