The Great Big Book of Families
Dial Books for Young Readers
Features illustrations and descriptions of different types of families and how their lives are similar and different.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Foster care; Single parent; Kinship care; Multicultural; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; adopted child; adoptive family; single mother; single father; grandparents raising grandchildren; multicultural community; gay; gay fathers; gay adults; lesbian; lesbian mothers; lesbian adults; same-sex parents; foster home; mixed race
gay males; lesbian females
Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Non-Fiction Picture Book
Information Book Award, 2011, Winner, Ages 5-7
NASEN and TES Special Educational Needs Book Award, 2011, Short List, Inclusive Children's Book Award
Distinguished Books, 2011 Non Fiction
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2011
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2011
family trees; holidays; celebration; jobs; schools; pets; transportation
Hoffman, Mary, "The Great Big Book of Families" (2011). Diverse Families. 199.