Nuclear or non-traditional: Whatever your family looks like, we have a book for that! Also included are websites to help teach your child about their family heritage or work on a genealogy project for school.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2013
Browse the library's books about families.
Or use these keywords to start your own search!
Browse the library's books featuring non-traditional families. Or use these keywords to start your own search!
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."
All Kinds of Families
'Rhyming text and illustrations explore the ways people, animals, and even objects can form families."
"A very busy family engages in such activities as school, soccer, piano playing, and cooking."
My Little House Book of Family
"Uses characters from Laura Ingalls Wilder's books, along with simple words and pictures, to describe the family life of pioneers."
There's Only One of Me!
"A young girl describes her relationship to the various members of her family, including her stepfamily, as they all gather to celebrate her birthday."
The Color of Us
"Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature."
The Red Blanket
"Tells the story of a single woman who goes to China to adopt a baby."
Mama's Coming Home
"Papa prepares dinner and the boys set the table as they, the dog, and the cat eagerly await Mama's return home after work."
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