DIVerse Families
 
The Lotterys Plus One

Title

The Lotterys Plus One

Authors

Emma Donoghue

Publisher

Arthur A. Levine Books

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780545925815

Pages

320 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Once upon a time, two couples with Jamaican, Mohawk, Indian, and Scottish ethnic roots won the lottery and bought a big house where all of them, four adults and seven adopted and biological children, could live together in harmony--but change is inevitable, especially when a disagreeable grandfather comes to stay.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Biracial; same sex relationship; two moms; two dads; biracial child; multicultural

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

two mothers two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male female/female

Keywords

Washington, D.C.; love; 9/11

Diversity Impact

direct

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