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The Not-So-Only Child

Title

The Not-So-Only Child

Authors

Heather Jopling

Illustrator

Lauren Page Russell

Publisher

Nickname Press

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780978073947

Pages

24 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Larissa is an only child, but she is not alone! See how big this only child's family is! This book shows that an only child can still have a very full family with different lifestyles and ethnicities represented in her world.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Surrogacy; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; sperm donor; sperm donation; interracial family; gay; gay fathers; gay adults; lesbian; lesbian mothers; lesbian adults; same-sex parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

gay males; lesbian females

Keywords

only child; extended family; half sibling; pets; sports; music; pictures; scrapbook

Diversity Impact

indirect

The Not-So-Only Child


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