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.
As one by one, her classmates describe who they live with and who loves them family of every shape, size and every kind of relation the child realizes that as long as her family is full of caring people, her family is special.
A warm and whimsical look at many types of families written by award-winning author Sara O'Leary, A Family is a Family springs to life with quirky and sweet illustrations by Qin Leng.
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd ,Canada
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 241 x 215 mm
USBBY's Outstanding International Books List
A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year
"The broad diversity of family constellations is refreshing . . . A-plus fabulous." Kirkus, starred review
"Leng's drawings of domestic life are, like O'Leary's writing, winsome but never sentimental. Together they offer a straightforward, optimistic view of everyday modern life." Publishers Weekly, starred review
"A sweet and tender tale that shows that families are composed of love regardless of how they may be configured." - School Library Journal, starred review
"[R]aucous and relatable." - LitHub
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