Books in this category include stories about kinds of families and activities that families do, such as celebrating holidays, adopting children and communicating across generations.
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All Books in the Families & Friends Category
Dia's Story Cloth Chue Cha (Illustrator), Dia Cha (Author), Nhia Thao Cha (Illustrator) A book about the story cloth made for the author by her aunt and uncle which chronicles the life of the Hmong people in their native Laos. [Grade Level: K - 6]
The Different Dragon Jennifer Bryan (Author), Danamarie Hosler (Illustrator) Young Noah and his mom create a bedtime story with a fierce and ferocious dragon. As the story progresses, it turns out that the dragon is upset because he just can't be terrifying anymore, so Noah befriends the dragon and shows him that it's okay for him to be different. Noah has two mothers, who are presented as a normal part of his life, and not the central focus of the tale. A lesson plan for teachers to use this story in class is available at www.glsen.org. [Grade Level: Pre-K - 2]
Different Just Like Me Written by Lori Mitchell A young girl notices that everyone looks different from each other, just like the flowers in her grandmother's garden. She learns that despite these differences, there are also similarities and everyone should be liked equally. [Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]