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10 Books About Families

    One Family

    One Family - George Shannon

    In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

    PICTURE BOOK Shannon, G.
    Families, Families, Families!

    Families, Families, Families! - Suzanne Lang

    A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families.

    PICTURE BOOK Lang, S.
    We Love You, Rosie!

    We Love You, Rosie! - Cynthia Rylant

    Rosie is a family dog who goes about her day exploring opposites. No matter what she does, her family always loves her.

    PICTURE BOOK Rylant, C.
    Last Stop on Market Street

    Last Stop on Market Street - Matt de la Peña

    A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

    PICTURE BOOK de la Pena, M.
    Families

    Families - Shelley Rotner

    This inclusive look at many varieties of families will help young readers see beyond their own immediate experiences and begin to understand others.

    PICTURE BOOK Rotner, S.
    Owl Babies

    Owl Babies - Martin Waddell

    Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.

    PICTURE/BOARD BOOK Waddell, M.
    Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa

    Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa - Anna Dewdney

    Spending the night at Gram and Grandpa's house, Llama Llama discovers that he cannot sleep because he has left Fuzzy Llama at home.

    PICTURE BOOK Dewdney, A.
    More More More Said the Baby

    More More More Said the Baby - Vera B. Williams

    Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and mother.

    PICTURE/BOARD BOOK Williams, V.
    Charlie & Mouse

    Charlie & Mouse - Laurel Snyder

    Charlie and Mouse, two young brothers, enjoy a day out together, attending an imaginary party and collecting rocks.

    MOVING UP Snyder, L.
    The Lotterys Plus One

    The Lotterys Plus One - Emma Donoghue

    A big family of four adults and seven adopted and biological children lives together in harmony--but then a disagreeable grandfather comes to stay.

    CHILDREN FICTION Donoghue, E.
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