If You Want To Read Books About…Families

One of the most popular requests we get at the reference desk are for books about families – all kinds of families!  Below is a list of great books for the very young to the older child about families and what makes them so special.

Ben and the Sudden Too – Big Family by Colby Rodowski

Brothers and Sisters: Family Poems by Eloise Greenfield

Celebrating Families by Rosemarie Hausherr

Clifford’s Family by Norman Bridwell

Do You Sing Twinkle? A Story About Remarriage and New Family by Sandra Levins

Families by Ann Morris

Families Have Together by Harriet Ziefert

Grandma Esther Remembers: A Jewish – American Family Story by Ann Morris

Grandma Hekmatt Remembers: An Arab – American Family Story by Ann Morris

Grandma Lai Goon Remembers: A Chinese – American Family Story by Ann Morris

Grandma Susan Remembers: A British – American Family Story by Ann Morris

I’m Adopted! by Shelley Rotner and Shelia M. Kelly

In My Family = En Mi Familia by Carmen Lomas Garza

Just Me and My Family by Mercer Mayer

Molly’s Family by Nancy Garden

My Family by Debbie Bailey

My Family by Shelia Kinkade

My Family Is Forever by Nancy Carlson

My Family: Love and Care, Give and Share by Lisa Bullard

My New Family: A First Look at Adoption by Pat Thomas

Ninety – Three In My Family by Erica S. Perl

The Family Book by Todd Parr

The Kingfisher Book of Family Poems chosen by Belinda Hollyer

We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families by Todd Parr

Welcoming a New Baby by Mary Auld

What A Family! A Fresh Look At Family Trees by Rachel Isadora

Yafi’s Family: An Ethiopian Boy’s Journey of Love, Loss and Adoption by Linda Pettitt


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