Picture Books with Realistic Modern Families
So many children's picture books show picture-perfect Mom-Dad-Brother-Sister families where Mom is in the kitchen and Dad goes to work. This list includes books with a broader view of "family," and parents with tattoos, and houses that are messy, and cell phones and computers, and just a more up-to-date representation of our lives in the new century.   Print this list Print this list

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Fred stays with me! /
Coffelt, Nancy.
Easy Picture BookCOFFELT
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Olivia /
Falconer, Ian, 1959-
Children's Fiction FALCONE
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Graham, Bob, 1942-
Easy Picture BookGRAHAM
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Oscar's half birthday /
Graham, Bob, 1942-
Easy Picture BookGRAHAM
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Jethro Byrd : fairy child /
Graham, Bob, 1942-
Children's Fiction GRAHAM
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My dog, my cat, my mama, and me! /
Gray, Nigel, 1941-
Easy Picture BookGRAY
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Shopping with Dad /
Harvey, Matt 1962-
Easy Picture BookHARVEY
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The hello, goodbye window /
Juster, Norton, 1929-
Children's Fiction JUSTER
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Daddy, Papa, and me /
Newman, Leslea
Easy Fiction NEWMAN
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Mommy, mama, and me /
Newman, Leslea
Easy Fiction NEWMAN
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Whoa, baby, whoa! /
Nichols, Grace, 1950-
Easy Picture BookNICHOLS
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The family book /
Parr, Todd.
Easy Picture BookPARR
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Yes Day! /
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.
Easy Picture BookROSENTH
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This is my family : a first look at same-sex parents /
Thomas, Pat, 1959-
Easy Fiction 306.87408 T 2012
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Knuffle Bunny : a cautionary tale /
Willems, Mo.
Children's Fiction WILLEMS
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Williams, Vera B.
Children's Fiction WILLIAM
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