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Families are Different

Title

Families are Different

Authors

Nina Pellegrini

Illustrator

Nina Pellegrini

Publisher

Holiday House

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780823408870

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

An adopted Korean girl discovers that her classmates have different types of families

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

540L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Single parent; Kinship care; Divorce; Interracial; international adoption; adopted child; adoptive family; single father; grandparents raising grandchildren; divorced parents; interracial family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

Korean Americans; dog; family pet; insecurity; multiple kinds of families

Diversity Impact

direct

Families are Different

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