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Families

Title

Families

Authors

Susan Kuklin

Illustrator

Susan Kuklin

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781423125273

Genre

nonfiction

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Divorce; Step parent; Homosexuality; adoptive family; interracial adoption; divorced parents; step mother; biracial family; lesbian parents

Annotation

In frank interviews, children from fifteen different types of families talk about the ups and downs of their home lives and offer a look at diversity in American society

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

none

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male; female/female

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Choices, 2006; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009; Notable Children's Books, 2007; Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies, 2010; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

families; cross cultural studies; interviews; homes

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

picturebook

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