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Books about families help children realize that families come in all sizes. They also help children see their role in the family and that the family is there to love and support them.

NEW: All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon;
Pictures by Marla Frazee.
Families of many nationalities are enjoying their time at the beach, on farms, and at restaurants. We follow them through their busy day and realize that we are all part of the wide world. This book won an award as a Caldecott Honor Book.

NEW: Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen.
The young knight has a lot of work to do before he goes to school. He has to wake the dragons, help them dress, and feed them breakfast. At last, they are ready to fly him to Knight School.

Also recommended:
Always Room for One More
by Sorche Noc Leodhas
Are You My Mother? by P. Eastman
The Story of Babar by Jean De Brunhoff
The Box with Red Wheels by Maud Petersham
Bye Bye Baby by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti by Anna Hines
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley
Into the Night by Deborah Heiligman
Just Grandpa and Me by Mercer Mayer
Just Me and My Cousin by Mercer Mayer
Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Little Bear by Else Minarik
Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Mama, Do You Love Me? by B. Joosse
Mama Don't Allow by Thacher Hurd
Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs by Tomie de Paola
On Mother's Lap by Ann Scott
The Relatives Came by C. Rylant
Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone
Umbrella by Taro Yashima
Where's My Baby? by H.A. Rey
The Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza

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