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Over The River and Through the Woods: A Holiday Adventure

Title

Over The River and Through the Woods: A Holiday Adventure

Authors

Linda Ashman

Illustrator

Kim Smith

Publisher

Sterling Children's Books

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781454910244

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The classic song gets a fresh new twist! The fun begins when Grandma and Grandpa send invitations to their far-flung, modern, and multiracial family: Come to our house for the holidays! As each family faces an obstacle that delays their trip, they learn that sometimes the most old-fashioned form of transportation works best... neigh!

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Interracial; Homosexuality; adopted child; gay parents; two dads; mixed race; interracial relationship

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

mother and father, two fathers

LGBTQ+

male/male

Keywords

voyages and travels; holidays; children's songs

Diversity Impact

indirect

Over The River and Through the Woods: A Holiday Adventure

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