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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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Step parent; Gay/Lesbian; step father; gay; gay fathers; gay adults; same-sex parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and step father; two fathers

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2003

Keywords

moving; household; neighbors; newborns; new house; San Francisco; machine; friendship

Diversity Impact

indirect

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