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Living with Mom and Living with Dad

Title

Living with Mom and Living with Dad

Authors

Melanie Walsh

Illustrator

Melanie Walsh

Publisher

Candlewick

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780763658694

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Her parents don't live together anymore, so sometimes the child in this book lives with her mom and cat, and sometimes with Dad. Her bedroom looks a little different in each house, and she keeps some toys in one place and some in another. But her favorite toys she takes with her wherever she goes.

Grade Level

PK-1

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents; separate homes; two homes

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated mother and father

Awards

Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy, 2013
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013 Coming of Age

Keywords

toys; living in two homes; cat; house; apartment; parental support

Diversity Impact

direct

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