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A Family is a Family is a Family
by Sara O'Leary Details
When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways -- but the same in the one way that matters most of all.
And Then...
by  Alborozo Details
It's hard being an older sister when everybody is admiring your newly born younger brother - particularly on your birthday. Especially when that younger brother is noisy, smelly and slimy - just like a tiny squid! How can our hero grab everyone's attention, and grow to love her brother in the process?
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur and the Noise at Night
by Kallie George Details
Feeling big and brave on their first night alone in their nest, duck-and-dino siblings Feather, Flap and Spike are repeatedly awakened by a frightening growl that scares them into hiding.
Families, Families, Families!
by Suzanne Lang Details
A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families
My New Mom & Me
by Renata Galindo Details
Told from the point of view of a puppy who is adopted by a cat; a heartwarming story about adoption, diversity, and acceptance.
Ninja! Attack of the Clan
by Arree Chung Details
Maxwell is a strong, courageous, silent ninja who wants somebody to play with, but it seems Mama, Papa, and little sister Cassy are all too busy.
One Big Family
by Marc Harshman Details
A family reunion brings surprises, laughter, adventures and love.
One Family
by George Shannon Details
In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.
Owen's Family
by Elliot Riley Details
Meet Owen's family. His mom died when he was young. His dad raises him and his brothers with the help of his grandparents. It is a special kind of family.
Saturday
by Ian Lendler Details
A boy tells us all the amazing things that happen on Saturday.
Silly Wonderful You
by Sherri Duskey Rinker Details
In rhyming text, a mother describes all the ways her days have been changed by the addition of a toddler to her life.
Still a Family
by Brenda Reeves Details
A little girl and her parents have lost their home and must live in a homeless shelter. Even worse, due to a common shelter policy, her dad must live in a men's shelter, separated from her and her mom. Despite these circumstances, the family still finds time to be together.
Two is Enough
by Janna Matthies Details
From playing in the snow to a rainy-day ride, to double-scoop treats and crash-landing in leaves, two can be the perfect number for creating life's memories. And two can definitely be enough for a warm family, full of the love, support, and comfort that every child needs.
Up! How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones
by Susan Hughes Details
Around the world, little ones are carried in many different ways: in slings, on shoulders, in backpacks, on hips, in baskets, and in loving arms. Up! depicts ten places around the world, from Afghanistan to northern Canada, Peru to West Africa.
We Are Family
by Patricia Hegarty Details
Rhyming text and illustrations of families explore how all families are different, but also the same.
Updated 06/28/2017

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