DIVerse Families
 
The Lotterys Plus One

Title

The Lotterys Plus One

Authors

Emma Donoghue

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Pages

320 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780545925815

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Biracial; same sex relationship; two moms; two dads; biracial child; multicultural

Annotation

Once upon a time, two couples with Jamaican, Mohawk, Indian, and Scottish ethnic roots won the lottery and bought a big house where all of them, four adults and seven adopted and biological children, could live together in harmony--but change is inevitable, especially when a disagreeable grandfather comes to stay.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

two mothers two fathers

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male female/female

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

Washington, D.C.; love; 9/11

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

The Lotterys Plus One

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