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Families Celebrate diversity with a picture book for very young children about the many faces of contemporary families Big or small similar or different looking there are all kinds of families Some have on p

  • Title: Families
  • Author: Shelley Rotner Sheila M. Kelly
  • ISBN: 9780823430536
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Celebrate diversity with a picture book for very young children about the many faces of contemporary families Big or small, similar or different looking, there are all kinds of families Some have on parent, some have two, and many include extended family This inclusive look at many varieties of families will help young readers see beyond their own immediate experiencesCelebrate diversity with a picture book for very young children about the many faces of contemporary families Big or small, similar or different looking, there are all kinds of families Some have on parent, some have two, and many include extended family This inclusive look at many varieties of families will help young readers see beyond their own immediate experiences and begin to understand others.

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    1. This picture book shows the diverse kind of modern families that we see nowadays, by showing real life pictures representing the non-typical mother, father, and children family. It could be a good book to discuss and introduce sensitive subjects, such as divorce, homosexuality, and single parenting. It can also help children understand that is fine to be different within their own family.I personally like the setting, and I would recommend it to be used as early as first grade so the children ca [...]

    2. I believe that this book is a great to use to introduce the many different types of families there are at a young age. Children would be able to relate to one or more of the families and realize that just because their family looks a certain way, does not mean that everyone else's family would look the same.

    3. Text: 5 starsArt: 5 starsA celebration of family and diversity. Excellent discussion starter for individual children or groups. Photographs are modern and varied. The photos complement the text superbly. This book is much better than Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land, which is also a picture book celebrating family diversity using photographs. As an activity, kids could create their own family photo collection.

    4. Crisp photographs are the star of this book as the author and photographer celebrates the diversity that can be found in the word "family." All different make-ups, colors, ages, sizes, and types of families are shown in this joyous potpourri of smiles and acceptance. Libraries will welcome this, and primary classrooms will find it a valuable addition to community units. It shows that while families can be different, the love they share unites them all.

    5. a terrific new book that teachers and families will both like sharing with kids. Simple text keeps the message clear and the focus on the many smiling kids and families. Great photographs. Clean, uncluttered layout & design.

    6. Opening: (Show front of book) I see lots of people on the front of this book. What do you notice about the people on the front? (Children respond) Those are some great thoughts! I want to show you the back of the book too. (Show the back of the book) What do you see on the back? (Children respond) How are these pictures the same or different from the picture on the front? (Children respond) When we open the book, what do you think might be inside? (Children respond) You are right; we are going t [...]

    7. This photographic celebration of families is a must-have for any children’s collection. Just from looking at the cover, which features a large, happy mixed family, you know that this is going to be a welcoming, inclusive and joyful look of families in all their shapes, sizes and colours.Co-author Sheila M. Kelly is a clinical psychologist, and writes that “recently, research psychologists have found that children who developed a strong family narrative from speaking with their parents about [...]

    8. Families is an informational book that is interesting to children. It offers children a variety of things to think about, question, and consider. It is age appropriate to children and easy to understand. This book does not have a plot nor does it have a problem or solution. It does however utilize style and language that are appropriate for the children's ages and interest. The characters of this book are extremely realistic and relatable. The illustrations are real pictures and images of the re [...]

    9. This book contains excellent photography of very diverse families, and this emphasizes its main themes, which are concerning the importance of family and how all families are beautiful and perfect, no matter who is in them or what they look like. The collage-style illustrations are perfect for this book because it enables the reader to see lots of different families on each page. This book could be beautiful as both a mirror and a window book.

    10. Title: FamiliesAuthor: Shelley Rotner, Shelia M. KellyIllustrator: (if different than author)Genre: Photographic EssayTheme(s): Family, Diversity, Accepting differencesOpening line/sentence: There are all kinds of familiesBrief Book Summary: This book is a photographic essay that depicts many different kinds of families: from two parents of the same race, to parents and children of different races and abilities. It depicts a diverse representation of what families look like.Professional Recommen [...]

    11. Title: FamiliesAuthor: Shelley Rotner, Sheila M. KellyIllustrator: Photographs by Shelley RotnerGenre: Photographic essayTheme: Diversity, families, differences, relativesOpening line/ sentence: There are all kinds of familiesBrief book summary: On each page of the book there is a really short description about different characteristics that a family could have. Many pictures of people and their families surround the short descriptions. This book mentions things about family such as how they can [...]

    12. Families is a realistic nonfiction picture book by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly. I really like this book because it is very simple and the photographs used include a variety of people with different races. This books is age-appropriate for young students who want to know the different types of family structures there could be. I think that a lot of students will be able to relate to this particular book because it goes into detail about how families don't always look alike and not how not [...]

    13. Rotner, S. Kelly, S. M Families. Shelley Rotner, 2015. 31 pg. Gr. K-3This multicultural nonfiction book is a great way to explain to children that not all families are alike. That some have a mom and dad, 2 moms, or 2 dads. Some families have a lot of siblings and some do not and they may or may not look like them or have the same parent(s). This book is simple enough that children of younger ages can understand and relate to the pictures and images that are throughout the book. It shows that so [...]

    14. Plot Summary: This book discusses families and how they can vary among each other. For example, families can be big or small, and they can have children who are born to the parents or adopted. This book also explains what families do and how the members interact with each other, such as helping and caring for one another. This book ends by asking the reader about what his or her family is like.Literary Merit: Theme: I think that the theme of this book, which is families, is a noteworthy element. [...]

    15. A deceptively simple book that one may overlook at first as simply an early reader about families. It is the photos that make this book much more. I think we forget the power of having ourselves represented in a book. That is what this book achieves, showing us and the world that we all come in many sizes, shapes, colours, ages, genders and families. There is no more universally 'average' family makeup, except that we all come from somewhere and surround ourselves with whichever combination of p [...]

    16. This is a sweet book with lots of great pictures to help introduce children (and maybe kids of all ages) to the diverse and beautiful concept of families, big and small, while pointing out what (healthy) families have in common. A rainbow of skin tones (yay!) including "mixed" (is there a better term for this? there has to be) and adoptive families (also yay!), a great mix of single-parent and two-parent (with same-sex parent representation -- also also yay!) families, representation of families [...]

    17. This is a great book for illustrating diversity early and often! Not everybody comes from a two-parent household with 2.3 kids and a dog. Not by a long shot! Families come with one parent or two, or no parents but grandparents, or aunts or uncles or, or, or, or!The text is written for kids who are reaching the age where they're going to start meeting people with different backgrounds and realizing that their classmates might be different. They might be adopted, their parents might be divorced, o [...]

    18. Families is a picture book about well, different kinds of families. I really liked this one, surprisingly. I was sort of expecting it to be all "some families have only one parent and some families have two," which it is, but it also talks about queer families, children being raised by grandparents or parental siblings, stepfamilies, single parents through divorce or death, and adoptive families. Add in that it's not all white people in the pictures and I'd definitely recommend picking this up f [...]

    19. Families come in many different ways. It shares that family can be considered blood or not. This book took the time, with pictures to teach the reader that no matter what, you can be a family in more ways then you could have ever thought. Whether that be adoption, blood, or even friends that feel like family. I love this book, even though it was very basic because it had a extremely strong message within it.

    20. This is a lovely book that illustrates that, to quote the book, "there are all kinds of families." Great diversity of families including single parents, grandparents/aunts/uncles raising kids, divorced families, gay and lesbian families. As well there's a great diversity of races and backgrounds represented. The pictures of actual families should engage young children as well the lovely message that love and caring makes a family.

    21. This book explains that families come in all shapes and sizes! Families that have one parent, 2 parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. They can have children born into them or adopted into them. It doesn't matter if they live far away, because they will always come to visit and will always be a family, no matter what color, size, shape, etc.

    22. I normally don't like picture books that have actual pictures and not illustrations. That being said, I did like this book a lot. I love how it shows diversity, and I think it is very good for children that come from families that aren't traditional, so they know they aren't alone. I think it is good for tradition family kids as well to learn about different types of families.

    23. Lovely photographs and simple text show all kinds of families - those that look alike, those that don't. Big and small, two or one parent, a mom and dad or two dads or moms or aunts, or grandparents etc Nice and inclusive and sweet.

    24. An excellent story to initiate discussion on what makes a family and how all families are different. Simple text offers plenty of opportunity for open ended conversation. Great for first grade curriculum on family.

    25. The work of Rotner and Kelly never disappoints. The photographs are vibrant and joy-filled and the text is simple and direct. LOVE this book.

    26. This is an informational book. Interesting book about families with real photographs. Was in the informational section.

    27. Great book to show young children how families come in many different forms, but all have fun, care for, help, and love one another.

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