What Makes a Family?: Living in a Nontraditional Family

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What Makes Us a Family features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a licensed psychologist to help preteen and teen girls better understand and appreciate their nontraditional families. Topics include adoption, gay parents, grandparents as parents, foster families, stepparents, and mixed-race families. Readers will also learn how to cope with having a parent in prison, an alcoholic parent, or a parent in the military. Throughout the book, Talk About It questions encourage discussion. Additional resources, a glossary, and an index are also included. What Makes Us a Family will leave readers with a new perspective of their nontraditional families. Strong, Beautiful Girls is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF019090, JNF023000, JNF053010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Health, Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2009-08-01
ISBN 9781604537567, 9781617852084
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 306.85
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 131642
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2 – Library Media Connection

Divided into readable chapters, each well-written book reviewed is generously illustrated with color photographs and sidebars. The highlighted “Talk About It” section is thought-provoking and creates discussion topics that can be shared in a group discussion. The colorful layouts are visually appealing; colorful text boxes explain and expand the topic being covered and illustrations greatly enhance the text. This series will be useful for the curious and those seeking information for reports. Recommended.

Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2 – School Library Journal

These books provide useful, age-appropriate information about growing up and navigating the treacherous waters of adolescence. . .[and] could be useful additions to health and well-being sections.

Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2 – School Library Journal

These titles combine “true-to-life” stories with advice from a child and adolescent development specialist. These hi/lo titles could be used as starting points for discussions.

Author: Rachel Lynette