DIVerse Families
 
Through the Eyes of a Child

Title

Through the Eyes of a Child

Authors

Jimena Licitra

Illustrator

Susana Rosique

Publisher

Cuento de Luz

Pages

28 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9788415784524

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents; separate homes

Annotation

William was a happy little boy who lived with his parents in a green house with a lovely little garden, decorated with paper flowers. But one day everything changed. It was as if he'd been torn in two and turned into two different kids: one who went with his dad, and another who stayed with his mom. Through the Eyes of a Child reminds us of the importance of communicating, and that after a change in a family's structure, a child can feel “whole" again and grow up happily...even though his parents have separated.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

separated parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

International Latino Book Award, 2016, 1st Place, Best Children's Fiction Picture Book(Spanish)

Keywords

communication; emotions; comfort

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Through the Eyes of a Child

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