DIVerse Families
 
Living with Mom and Living with Dad

Title

Living with Mom and Living with Dad

Authors

Melanie Walsh

Illustrator

Melanie Walsh

Publisher

Candlewick

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780763658694

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separate homes

Annotation

Her parents don't live together anymore, so sometimes the child in this book lives with her mom and cat, and sometimes with Dad. Her bedroom looks a little different in each house, and she keeps some toys in one place and some in another. But her favorite toys she takes with her wherever she goes.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

separated family

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy,2013 Pennsylvania Center for the Book; Best Children's Books of the Year,2013 Bank Street College of Education

Keywords

parent and child; lift-the-flap books; toy and movable books

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Living with Mom and Living with Dad

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