DIVerse Families
 
Dad David, Baba Chris and Me

Title

Dad David, Baba Chris and Me

Authors

Ed Merchant

Illustrator

Rachel Fuller

Publisher

Turnaround

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781905664894

Pages

19 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

This brightly illustrated book for children aged 5-10 years old tells Ben’s story about his ordinary life. Ben was adopted by his gay parents – Dad David and Baba Chris – when he was four years old, and they live happily together in an ordinary house, on an ordinary street and do ordinary things.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Topic

Family Relationship; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Bicultural; Multicultural; Biracial; Interracial; Homosexuality; adoptive parents; two cultures; bicultural family; multicultural community; biracial family; interracial marriage; two races; gay; gay fathers; two fathers

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Afircan American / Indian / White

Family Formation

two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

school; teacher; ordinary lives; family love; questions about sexuality

Diversity Impact

direct

Dad David, Baba Chris and Me

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