Over The River and Through the Woods: A Holiday Adventure
Sterling Children's Books
picture book; stories in rhyme
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!
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Interracial; Gay/Lesbian; adopted children; adoptive parents; gay; gay parents; gay fathers; mixed race; interracial marriage
mother and father; two fathers; adoptive mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
American Association of University Women North Carolina Young People's Literature Award, 2016, Nominee
Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2016 Picture Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 Ages 5 to 9
traveling; holidays; children's songs; grandparents; snow; winter; pie; horse drawn carriage
Ashman, Linda, "Over The River and Through the Woods: A Holiday Adventure" (2015). Diverse Families. 747.