DIVerse Families
 
The Trouble with Babies

Title

The Trouble with Babies

Authors

Martha Freeman

Illustrator

Cat Bowman Smith

Publisher

Holiday House

Pages

121 pages

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780823416981

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Step-parent; Homosexuality; step-father; same-sex parents

Annotation

Nine-year-old Holly tries to adjust to a new home with a neighbor who has just invented a de-yukkification device.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

moving; household; neighbors; newborns

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

The Trouble with Babies

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