The Reading Corner
Infant/ Toddler: All Kinds of Families by Suzanne Lang
Lots of nontraditional family structures are celebrated in this super-fun and super-accessible board book! Kids will love finding their own family represented, no matter if they have two moms, one grandpa, or just a cousin named Doug.
The brilliant creative team behind Grumpy Monday wanted a simple book they could use to talk with their kids about the different kinds of families they would encounter in the world - so they made this! A silly and positive introduction to open-mindedness and all kinds of family love.
Pre-School: The Family Book by Todd Parr
The Family Book celebrates the love we feel for our families and all the different varieties they come in. Whether you have two moms or two dads, a big family or a small family, a clean family or a messy one, Todd Parr assures readers that no matter what kind of families you have, every family is special in its own unique way.
School-Age: My Family, Your Family by Lisa Bullard
Makayla is visiting friends in her neighborhood. She sees how each family is different. Some families have lots of children, but others have none. Some friends live with grandparents or have two dads or have parents who are divorced. How is her own family like the others? What makes each one great? This diverse cast allows readers to compare and contrast families in multiple ways.