Popular Diverse Families Books
Children’s Books to Embrace Family Diversity
Families are no longer comprised solely of a cisgender mother and a cisgender father raising biological children. And two can definitely be enough for a warm family, full of the love, support, and comfort that every child needs. No matter your size, shape, or pedigree—if you love each other, you are a family! Moms, dads, sisters, brothers — and even Great Aunt Sue — appear in dozens of combinations, demonstrating all kinds of nontraditional families! Silly animals are cleverly depicted in framed portraits, and offer a warm celebration of family love. What makes a family anyway? In asking her parents to tell her again about the night of her birth, a young girl shows that it is a cherished tale she knows by heart.
They love each other very much and make a nest together. Sadly, Roy and Silo do not have an egg to keep warm. One day their keeper decides to give them an egg that needs protection. Many days pass, Roy and Silo attend conscientiously to the precious egg. At long last the shell cracks and baby Tango arrives.
The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke and Van T Rudd (2017)
Who is in your family? This is a common question explored in the classrooms and homes of preschool and kindergarten children the world over. Fortunately, there are books available today representing a diverse range of families and this list includes 25 great families books to enjoy with young children. Christie Burnett is an early childhood teacher, presenter, writer and the editor of Childhood More importantly, she is a Mum who believes wholeheartedly in the value of children learning through play, the importance of quality early education, and the togetherness of family. Harris Join Nellie and Gus and their family for a day at the zoo in this humorous, engaging story that makes it clear that whoever is in your family, it is perfectly normal — and totally wonderful. Available: Amazon The Book Depository The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman A celebration of all kinds of families and their lives together, each spread showcases the diverse customs and traditions of one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees, featuring families the world over.
As children around the world return to school, HRC is celebrating back to school season with quality read-alouds. This fall, make sure you pick up at least one of these six books that embrace family diversity, as recommended by Welcoming Schools:. The Family Book by Todd Parr. Written and illustrated in the distinct style of Todd Parr, this book celebrates all kinds of families in a funny yet reassuring way. This book features adoptive families, stepfamilies, two-mom and two-dad families and single-parent families.