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Capture the Flag
Kate Messner


All Kinds of Families PDF Print E-mail

What You Need to Know:
• All Kinds of Families is a book about what makes a family, and the message/metaphor is that families come in all
   shapes and sizes.
• It's a beautiful book about acceptance and relationships.
• It would make a nice read-aloud for a classroom community and a family to read together.
• The illustrations are charming and appealling, just beautifully done by French artist, Marc Boutavant.
• The text is in rhyme and very lyrical.
Sweet Book Summary:
All Kinds of Families is a beautiful, rhythmic book that celebrates what makes a family. The answer this book gives is, anything goes. "Bottle caps, gingersnaps, buttons, or rings You can make families from all sorts of things!" It is a wonderful message of acceptance and being a part of something larger. It also talks to the young reader about what came before them and what will come after them, thus helping them find their place in their world.
Author: Mary Ann Hoberman Illustrator: Marc Boutavant Published: 2009, 40 pages
Themes: Rhyming Language, Exquisite Illustrations, Excellent Read-Aloud, Humor, Self Awareness/Discovery, Family Life
If You Liked This Book, Try:
All the World, Liz Garton Scanlon
The Colors of Us, Karen Katz
One of Each, Mary Ann Hoberman
This recommendation was written by: Melissa Y.
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