All Kinds of Families

0786806206
Author: Woodson, Jacqueline
Year: 2003
Media class: Hardback
Classification: POR
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780786806201, 0786806206
Note: Follows the feelings of a brother and sister as they are placed into the foster care of their Aunt.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
184507999X
Author: Hoffman, Mary
Year: 2010
Media class: Hardback
Classification: J306.85
ISBN: 9781845079994
Note: Explores and celebrates different aspects of modern family life
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
0340957115
Author: Gray, Kes
Year: 2010
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780340957110
Note: A little boy searches for a glue that will stick his parent's marriage back together
Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
0316442542
Author: Parr, Todd
Year: 2019
Media class: Hardback
Classification: BAB
ISBN: 9780316442541
Note: Some families have adopted children, some children have two moms, and some have two fathers. This book tells children all about families
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating
0316077917
Author: Coffelt, Nancy
Year: 2011
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780316077910
Note: Describes how a child sometimes lives with her mother and other times with her father, but her dog is her constant companion.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1848575513
Author: Hegarty, Patricia
Year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781848575516
Note: All families are different - and yet in many ways the same! This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1905664893
Author: Merchant, Ed
Year: 2010
Media class: Paperback
Classification: J362.734
ISBN: 9781905664894
Note: Story that helps to show what life is like for an adopted child of gay parents
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1847381480
Author: Richardson, Justin
Year: 2007
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781847381484
Note: Follows how two male penguins are given an egg to hatch and look after as a couple
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating
1845079132
Author: Weir, Liz
Year: 2012
Media class: Hardback
Classification: POR
ISBN: 9781845079130
Note: When Mum tells M, This gentle and sensitive story shows how one family comes through a difficult time of separation, when Milly's dad is sent to prison. Milly feels angry and confused
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1905664125
Author: Argent, Hedi
Year: 2012
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9781905664122
Note: A heartwarming story for young children that encourages an understanding and appreciation of same sex parents, as well as showing that families come in all shapes and sizes
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
0552572926
Author: Lang, Suzanne
Author: Lang, Max
Year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780552572927
Note: Do you have two dads? Or one step mum? Or what about the world's biggest grandpa? Discover a whole host of silly animal families in this hilarious celebration of the love found in families big and small.
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating
0552567272
Author: MacGregor, Christopher
Year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780552567275
Note: Written by Lieutenant Colonel Christopher MacGregor and based on his own experiences of going away from home, this comforting, wise book helps to explain why parents sometimes have to go away and shows ways to help children cope.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1847804616
Author: Hoffman, Mary
Author: Asquith, Ros
Year: 2014
Media class: Hardback
Classification: J306.87
ISBN: 9781847804617, 1847804616
Note: This book takes one element of 'The Great Big Book of Families', the arrival of new members into a family, and explores all the different ways a baby or child can become part of a family. The book includes natural birth within a nuclear family, adoption, fostering, same sex families and many other aspects
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1781128812
Author: Milner, Kate
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781781128817
Note: Mum works really hard, but today there is no money left and no food in the cupboards. Forced to visit the local foodbank, Mum feels ashamed that they have to rely on the kindness of others, but her young daughter can still see all the good in her day like reading and drawing, and even the foodbank.
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating
1786283395
Author: Macon, Summer
Year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781786283399
Note: For children who grow up in the care of a parent who has bipolar disorder, life can be filled with anxiety and uncertainty. This story helps us to understand the causes of bipolar disorder and how we can learn to live with someone who has it.
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating
0552567256
Author: MacGregor, Christopher
Year: 2014
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9780552567251
Note: Written by Lieutenant Colonel Christopher MacGregor and based on his own experiences of going away from home, this comforting, wise book helps to explain why parents sometimes have to go away and shows ways to help children cope.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1910039381
Author: Sambrooks, Paul
Year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
ISBN: 9781910039380
Note: When their mum and dad struggled to look after them, Dennis and his sister Donna went to live with a family of foster ducks. All the ducks in the family discuss what's best and, helped by a wise owl, they decide that Dennis and his sister should go to live with their Grandma and Grandpa.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1847804969
Author: Anholt, Laurence
Year: 2013
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781847804969
Note: This is a gentle story about family separation with a happy ending. Betty and Paul are two little birds who build a nest. Betty lays an egg and out pops Baby Bird. But the nest is small, Betty and Paul squabble, and they decide that Paul should live in a different nest. But Betty and Paul both love Baby Bird, and soon he is able to fly over the che
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
0750280530
Author: Peters, Andrew
Author: Peters, Polly
Author: Littlewood, Karin
Year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Classification: POR
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780750280532, 0750280530
Note: Their life was full of colour until one day a thief came and took it away. This is a story of despair and hope for families who are touched by the devastating effects of depression. Originally published: 2014
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating
1848862806
Author: Treleaven, Lou
Author: Burrows, Sophie
Year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781848862807
Note: 'Daddy and I' follows a young girl and her dad on their Saturday walk. They encounter crocodiles in the puddles, boats in the river and monsters in the clouds. When a storm hits, they rush home and almost lose one another but Daddy slows down to lift her into his shoulders. Back home they curl up by the fire and drink hot chocolate until they fall
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1406341762
Author: Walsh, Melanie
Year: 2013
Media class: Paperback
Classification: PIC
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781406341768
Note: Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. Originally published: 2012
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating