DIVerse Families
 
Beginnings: How Families Come to Be

Title

Beginnings: How Families Come to Be

Authors

Virginia Kroll

Illustrator

Stacey Schuett

Publisher

Albert Whitman and Company

Publication Year

1994

ISBN

9780807506028

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Parents and children discuss how their families came to be, covering birth families, adoptive families, two-parent families, and single parent families.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Single parent; Family member death; Legal guardianship; Interracial; adoptive family; adopted child; birth parents; single mother; death of a mother; uncle raising nephew; interracial adoption; international adoption

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

Keywords

families; different stories; different experiences; conversational style

Diversity Impact

direct

Beginnings: How Families Come to Be

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