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Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Daddy & Dada

Daddy & Dada

Author: Isaac Webster, Lauren May, Ryan Brockington Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Hi, I'm Rumi. Some of my friends have one mom and one dad. Some have one mom or one dad. I have two dads. Daddy and Dada. Daddy sings songs with me. Dada reads me stories. Every family is different. And that's pretty cool. This sweet, open-hearted book began as a love letter from authors Ryan Brockington and Isaac Webster to their daughter -- and became a joyous celebration of love, family, and acceptance for all to read and share.

The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection

The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection

Author: Ben Brashares Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Chuck Whipplethorp has a lot to live up to. He is Charles Whipplethorp the Fifth after all, named after his seriously cool ancestors who were explorers, soldiers, and scientists. But one day Chuck looks at his stay-at-home dad, huddled over his laptop, and asks: Dad...when I grow up, am I going to be as boring as you? With a little help from his nurturing father, Chuck finds his own source of strength and individuality through creativity, and helps him to discover that greatness comes in many forms. The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection offers a multigenerational family portrait with humor and tons of heart, while unpacking gender roles and acknowledging the universal hope young readers feel to belong and make a mark in the world.

Indivisible

Indivisible

Author: Daniel Aleman Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2021

Shu Lin's Grandpa

Shu Lin's Grandpa

Author: Matt Goodfellow Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/04/2021

Shu Lin has just started at a new school. She stands alone in the playground and at lunchtime she eats by herself from little boxes of brightly coloured food. What's up with her? says Barney. But when Shu Lin's grandpa comes to school and shows the class his amazing Chinese paintings, everything changes.... With a stunning double-gatefold spread revealing a beautiful Chinese picture, this uplifting story shows the transformative power of art and imagination in developing cultural understanding and empathy.

My Family

My Family

Author: C.J. Polin Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

This book is an ideal resource for exploring and discussing different sorts of families and includes topics such as family life, siblings, family trees, adoption, separated families, step families and much more. Me and My World explores topics that are important to children aged 6 plus as they grow up. The text and illustrations provide lots of talking points and questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences. In the classroom, the books are great for exploring the topics in the RSE 2020 curriculum. The titles in the series are Being safe, My behaviour, My family, My friends, My growing body and Life online.

The Beautiful Struggle

The Beautiful Struggle

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

*An extraordinary coming-of-age story, adapted from the adult memoir by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Water Dancer and Between the World and Me* 'Ta-Nehisi Coates is the young James Joyce of the hip-hop generation' Walter Mosley This was the abyss where, unguided, black boys were swallowed whole, only to re-emerge on corners and prison tiers Ta-Nehisi Coates grew up in the tumultuous 1980's in Baltimore known, back then as the murder capital of the United States. With seven siblings, four mothers, and one highly unconventional father: Paul Coates, a larger-than-life Vietnam Vet, Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi's coming of age story is gripping and lays bare the troubled, often violent life of the inner-city, and the author's experience as a young black person in it With candor, Ta-Nehisi Coates details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances.

An ABC of Families

An ABC of Families

Author: Abbey Williams Format: Board book Release Date: 02/02/2021

An ABC of Families celebrates families in every single shape and size, no matter what they look like or whom they include! Whether you have two dads, an adopted brother, three step-sisters or divorced parents, every family is the perfect family. This important book helps the youngest children explore complicated concepts in an accessible, fun and memorable way. Each entry is explained with clear, simple language, and teaches kids about important concepts in a way that's easy to understand. Bright, colourful artwork shows people of all different kinds, in all different types of families. A is for Adoption. You didn't come from me, but you were made for me. B is for Blended family. Yours, mine and ours, blended together to create one family. C is for Co-parenting. Parenting together, but apart. A sister title to An ABC of Equality, this book shows us how to celebrate our differences, share kindness and understand the world.

I AM Determined

I AM Determined

Author: Deshunna Monay Ricks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2021

Elana's Ears, or How I Became the Best Big Sister in the World

Elana's Ears, or How I Became the Best Big Sister in the World

Author: Gloria Roth Lowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

This is How We Became a Family

This is How We Became a Family

Author: Wayne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Magic Box

Magic Box

Author: Marty Sederman, Seymour Epstein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021

Surprise, Surprise

Surprise, Surprise

Author: D. Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2021