A Family Is A Family Is A Family

A Family Is A Family Is A Family

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"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. One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special. One is raised by a grandmother, and another has two dads. One is full of stepsiblings, and another has a new baby"--Publisher.
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood Books : House of Anansi Press, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781554987948
Branch Call Number: E OLEARY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Leng, Qin - Illustrator


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Mar 04, 2017

Beautifully illustrated to match lovely words about how family can mean a variety of things--from having two moms or being raised by grandma; from foster parents to dual-custody; from tons of kids to being the only child. Every situation is normal because everyone is loved.

nmaryann Oct 11, 2016

"My mom says that before I was born I grew in her heart."

In this warmhearted story, each student shares what makes their family special. A charming portrait of the many types of families of our diverse society.

Sara O'Leary and Qin Leng are an incredible picture book duo.


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Feb 04, 2017

mojackso thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over


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