Different Can Be Great
All Kinds of Families
From the Series All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™)
Makayla’s family is about to change with her baby brother’s arrival. She goes on a mission to see how families are each unique. Readers discover how families are different and that different is great!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Category||Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Early Bird Stories ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
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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All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™)
In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends’ and neighbors’ lives. Critical-thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories. View available downloads →
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