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Helping Kids Relate: Diversity
Stories about childhood that incorporate a diverse mix of family environments.
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  Cover Art: Black is Brown is Tan Adoff, Arnold.
Black is Brown is Tan
Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives.
Easy Picture Book ADOFF
  Cover Art: I'm Your Peanut Butter Big Brother Alko, Selina
I'm Your Peanut Butter Big Brother
A child in an interracial family wonders what his yet-to-be-born sibling will look like.
Easy Picture Book ALKO
  Cover Art: In My Heart Bang, Molly.
In My Heart
Parents describe how their child is always in their hearts, no matter where they are or what they are doing.
Easy Picture Book BANG
  Cover Art: My Two Grandads Benjamin, Floella.
My Two Grandads
Aston's grandad Harry plays the trumpet in a brass band, while Grandad Roy plays the steel drum in a steel band. But only one band can play at Aston's summer fair at school ... Which band should Aston choose? Or can he find a way to bring everyone together?
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Through My Window Bradman, Tony.
Through My Window
Jo spends a quiet day in the care of her stay-at-home father, waiting for Mom to return with a promised surprise. All day long Jo looks out the window waiting for Mom, and in the meantime she sees all her friends from the neighborhood -- there goes the mailman, and there's the window cleaner, and Mrs. Ali from next door. But when will Mom be back with her surprise? This classic children's story sensitively portrays an ethnically diverse family and community.
Easy Picture Book BRADMAN
  Cover Art: Uncle Bobby's Wedding Brannen, Sarah S
Uncle Bobby's Wedding
Chloe is jealous and sad when her favorite uncle announces that he will be getting married, but as she gets to know Jamie better and becomes involved in planning the wedding, she discovers that she will always be special to Uncle Bobby--and to Uncle Jamie, too.
Children's Fiction Book BRANNEN
  Cover Art: Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match = Marisol McDonald No Combina Brown, Monica
Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match = Marisol McDonald No Combina
Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.
Spanish Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Kate and Nate are Running Late! Egan, Kate.
Kate and Nate are Running Late!
After waking up late, Kate, Nate, and Maddie hurry to get ready while dealing with the many things that can derail a morning routine.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Oscar's Half Birthday Graham, Bob
Oscar's Half Birthday
To celebrate his half birthday, Oscar, his parents, and his sister go out for a picnic.
Easy Picture Book GRAHAM
  Cover Art: Oh Brother! Grimes, Nikki
Oh Brother!
Xavier is unhappy when his mother remarries and he suddenly has a new stepbrother, as well as a stepfather, in his home.
Children's Fiction Book GRIMES
  Cover Art: King & King & Family Haan, Linda de
King & King & Family
King Lee and King Bertie take a honeymoon trip to the jungle and bring home a surprise.
Children's Fiction Book HAAN
  Cover Art: Raising You Alone Hanson, Warren
Raising You Alone
An essential book for any single-parent family. With heart and humour, it talks about the quirks and challenges that must be faced every day. A picture book for parents as well as children, this honest, engaging story is the perfect way to say, "I will always love you." Bunnies are universal and represent any type of single parent family (Mom or Dad. Boy or Girl. Divorice or Death.)
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Who's in My Family? : All About Our Families Harris, Robie H.
Who's in My Family? : All About Our Families
Nellie and her little brother Gus discuss all kinds of families during a day at the zoo and dinner at home with their relatives afterwards.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Great Big Book of Families Hoffman, Mary
The Great Big Book of Families
Features illustrations and descriptions of different types of families and how their lives are similar and different.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: You're a Bear Jukes, Mavis
You're a Bear
A young girl pretends she is a bear roaming through the night.
Easy Picture Book JUKES
  Cover Art: The Hello Goodbye Window Juster, Norton
The Hello Goodbye Window
The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, or beyond it. A love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild.
Easy Picture Book JUSTER
  Cover Art: The Family Book Parr, Todd
The Family Book
Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.
Easy Picture Book PARR
  Cover Art: In Our Mothers' House Polacco, Patricia
In Our Mothers' House
Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers.
Children's Fiction Book POLACCO
  Cover Art: And Tango Makes Three Richardson, Justin
And Tango Makes Three
At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male chinstrap penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches. Based on a true story.
Easy Picture Book RICHARDSO
  Cover Art: Blackout Rocco, John.
When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once.
Easy Picture Book
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