DIVerse Families
 
All Families are Special

Title

All Families are Special

Authors

Norma Simon

Illustrator

Teresa Flavin

Publisher

A. Whitman & Co.

Publication Year

2003

ISBN

9780807521755

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Students in Mrs. Mack's class describe their families--big or small, living together or apart, with two moms or none--and learn why every family is special and important.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationship; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Single parent; Step parent; Family member death; Divorce; Kinship care; Homosexuality; adopted child; single father; step father; death of a mother; divorced parents; grandparents raising grandchild; same-sex parents; lesbian; lesbian mothers

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

families; elementary school; sharing stories; teacher and students

Diversity Impact

direct

All Families are Special

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