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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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  Gloria Goes to Gay Pride
Leslea Newman (Author), Russell Crocker (Illustrator)
This is a story of Gloria and her two mothers’ trip to a parade in honor of Gay Pride Day. Gloria explains other holiday celebrations and compares her experience at the parade to these holidays.
[Grade Level: K - 2]
  God Must Like Cookies, Too
Beth Glick (Illustrator), Carol Snyder (Author)
A young girl enjoys time with her grandmother.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
Written by
Ezra Jack Keats
Archie and Peter find a pair of motorcycle goggles that the neighborhood bullies try to take from them. They use their dog, Willie, to help them outsmart the bullies.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  Goin' Someplace Special
Patricia C. McKissack (Author), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African-American girl experiences a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town, the public library.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
  Going Home
Written by
Nicholosa Mohr
A summer spent with relatives in Puerto Rico leaves Felita longing for the familiarity of her family and life in New York City.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Going with the Flow
Claire H. Blatchford (Author), Janice Lee Porter (Illustrator)
A young boy who changes schools in mid-year is angry, lonely and embarrassed by his deafness.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Goldfish and Chrysanthemums
Michelle Chang (Illustrator), Andrea Cheng (Author)
A young girl makes a goldfish pond and decorates it with chrysanthemums to remind her grandmother of the fishpond she had in China.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
  Grandfather Counts
Andrea Cheng (Author), Ange Zhang (Illustrator)
When her maternal grandfather comes from China, Helen, who is biracial, initially upset at having to give up her room, develops a special bond with him despite their age and language differences.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Grandmother and I
Helen Buckley (Author), Jan Ormerod (Illustrator)
A story about the comfort of a grandmother's lap.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Grandmother's Dreamcatcher
Becky Ray McCain (Author), Stacey Schuett (Illustrator)
While spending a week with her grandmother, a young girl learns to make a dream catcher.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
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