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  • Details about Families

    Families

    Shelley Rotner (Photographer); Sheila M. Kelly

    Celebrate diversity with a picture book for very young children about the many faces of contemporary families. Big or small, similar or different-looking, there are all kinds of families. Some have on parent, some have two, and many include extended family. This inclusive look at many varieties of families will help young readers see beyond their own immediate experiences and begin to understand others.…more

  • Details about Mommy Calls Me Monkeypants

    Mommy Calls Me Monkeypants

    by J.D. Lester ; illustrations by Hiroe Nakata

    This endearing book captures the sweetness and fun of mother and child interaction with a clever, funny text and illustrations that are right on the mark. J. D. Lester’s funny nicknames come to life with Hiroe Nakata’s endearing, colorful artwork, resulting in a board book that is sweet, adorable, and fun—perfect for all new mommies and their babies to share.…more

  • Details about Single-Parent Families

    Single-Parent Families

    by Sarah L. Schuette

    Students explore and understand the meaning of family relationships. Great books from prompting value-oriented discussions on caring, sharing, and loving.…more

  • Details about Adoptive Families

    Adoptive Families

    by Sarah L. Schuette

    Students explore and understand the meaning of family relationships. Great books from prompting value-oriented discussions on caring, sharing, and loving.…more

  • Details about Blended Families

    Blended Families

    by Sarah L. Schuette

    Students explore and understand the meaning of family relationships. Great books from prompting value-oriented discussions on caring, sharing, and loving.…more

  • Details about Families, Families, Families!

    Families, Families, Families!

    Suzanne Lang; Max Lang (Illustrator)

    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. From School Library Journal PreS-Gr 1--Imagine a house with many rooms, whose walls each have a different color or wallpaper, accenting a family portrait hanging ther……more

  • Details about The Family Book

    The Family Book

    by Todd Parr

    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.…more

  • Details about Llama Llama Misses Mama

    Llama Llama Misses Mama

    Anna Dewdney

    Time to get up, get dressed, and get going, because it's Llama Llama's first day of school ! Meet the teachers. Find new friends. But wait . . . why us Mama Llama leaving? It's too much for little Llama . . . Llama Llama misses Mama! Anyone who loves their mama will relate to Llama Llama in this sweet and satisfying story of a child's first day of school. And with repeated readings, the llama llama in your life will learn the same thing little Llama does. he loves Mama . . . and school, too!……more

  • Details about All Kinds of Kisses

    All Kinds of Kisses

    by Nancy Tafuri

    There are all kinds of kisses... Cheep kisses. Moo kisses. Maaa kisses. Coo kisses... But the best kiss of all... Is Mommy's kiss goodnight. Sweet dreams, little one! Mommies and babies aren't the only ones who enjoy sharing kisses. All throughout the farm, animal families snuggle up with their little ones, offering them warmth and love. Following a mama bird on her journey back to the nest to give her own baby some special cuddles, Nancy Tafuri uses beautiful, inviting illustration to share how……more

  • Details about You Can Do It Too!

    You Can Do It Too!

    Karen Baicker; Ken Wilson-Max (Illustrator)

    Karen Baicker's can-do heroine is back. This time, instead of figuring out what she has to learn, as she did in I Can Do It Too! , she is teaching her young sibling everything she thinks he needs to know. From banging a spoon on the back of a pan for music to march by to spitting straight into the sink when it is tooth-brushing time, the big sister is very busy--so busy that it takes a while for her to realize that her little brother can do something she cannot! Ken Wilson-Max's vivid, posterli……more

  • Details about Llama Llama Wakey-Wake

    Llama Llama Wakey-Wake

    Anna Dewdney

    Start a brand-new day the Llama way with this new board book by Anna Dewdney. A good day starts with breakfast and brushing, kissing and hugging.…more

  • Details about Love

    Love

    Emma Dodd (Illustrator)

    "Always a hit." -- Everyday Family Join little rabbit and her parent as they spend a glorious sunny day together in the meadow. Little rabbit finds love everywhere, but knows that a parent's love is always the best love of all.…more