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The Trouble with Babies

Title

The Trouble with Babies

Authors

Martha Freeman

Illustrator

Cat Bowman Smith

Publisher

Holiday House

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780823416981

Pages

121 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Nine-year-old Holly tries to adjust to a new home with a neighbor who has just invented a de-yukkification device.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Step-parent; Homosexuality; step-father; same-sex parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

moving; household; neighbors; newborns

Diversity Impact

indirect

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