My Family, Your Family
From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different
Different can be great!
Makayla is visiting friends in her neighborhood. She sees how each family is different. Some families have lots of children, but others have none. Some friends live with grandparents or have two dads or have parents who are divorced. How is her own family like the others? What makes each one great? This diverse cast allows readers to compare and contrast families in multiple ways.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Cloverleaf Books ™|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||1.5|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JNF019000, JNF052040, JNF000000, JUV039000, JUV074000, JUV013000|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9.75|
|Guided Reading Level||K|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||170584|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“[The text] is clear and straightforward yet also nuanced and culturally sensitive…emphasizes that it’s best not to ignore differences but to learn more about them….All students can benefit from this series.”―School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Lisa Bullard
Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for children, including You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. She teaches writing classes at the Loft Literary Center and regularly visits schools to talk with students about story-writing.
Illustrator: Renée Kurilla
Renee Kurilla is an illustrator, dabbling author, and Lead Artist at FableVision Studios. She got her start in animation working as a character designer on the Discovery Kids TV adaptation of Time Warp Trio. She has since illustrated many books for kids including Margarita Engle's Tree Dancers: Orangutanka (2015) and Stuart J. Murphy's I See I Learn (4 titles, 2010). Her work at FableVision has contributed to multiple honors, including the graphic novel Zebrafish (2008), a Junior Library Guild selection, and the Ranger Rick's Tree House App for the National Wildlife Federation, which won a 2013 Parents' Choice Award. Renée lives just outside Boston, MA with her husband and fluffy cat, her primary sketchbook inspiration.
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Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different
Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they’re unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore similarities and differences among people and cultures by… View available downloads →