DIVerse Families
 
Families

Title

Families

Authors

Susan Kuklin

Illustrator

Susan Kuklin

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781423125273

Pages

40 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

In frank interviews, children from fifteen different types of families talk about the ups and downs of their home lives and offer a look at diversity in American society

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Divorce; Step parent; Homosexuality; adoptive family; interracial adoption; divorced parents; step mother; biracial family; lesbian parents

Main Character

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male; female/female

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Choices, 2006
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009
Notable Children's Books, 2007
Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies, 2010
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

families; cross cultural studies; interviews; homes

Diversity Impact

direct

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