Ollins is an important book for children and families Families come in different shapes and sizes but they are all special when they love and respect each other These rhyming pages are a celebration OF THE DIVERSITY OF FAMILIES AND ENCOURAGE INCLUSION AND the diversity of families and encourage inclusion and in a child s relationships These short looks at different families support a positive approach to life at a young age which fosters strong mental health and well being Each page is dedicated to a different family with stories exploring adoption fostering disability race gender and illness Filled with humour and delightfully illustrated children "will love reading these stories with friends family and in school again and "love reading these stories with friends family and in school again and You Need is Love Celebrating Families of All Shapes and Sizes is a nice book to share as a family or in a larger classroom or community setting It celebrates that each family might be a little different but each is special and wonderful I liked how many different family combinations were shown and how simply those differences were illustrated I think the collection clearly shows that it is the love of a family regardless of those that form it is the most important part of any family The illustrations and rhyming stories offer some humor and insights that will engage readers of all ages and bring home the importance of love and acceptance to any readers ready to take it inThe text following the stories can further support the adults trying to nurture those in various family make ups or explain changes Cute poems about all different families I m struggling to determine whether I like it but the rhyme scheme turns the message into something trite. Fferent family with stories exploring adoption fostering disability race gender and illness Filled with humour and delightfully illustrated children will love reading these stories with friends family and in school again and again.
Free read Ó eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ô Shanni CollinsI m always looking for books that my students can identify with so I reuested a copy of this book from the publisher NetGalley The thought and intent "OF THE BOOK WAS LOVELY BUT "the book was lovely but I discovering new poetry collections so that all my kids can try to find at least one poem that they can identify with The execution of the book was slightly muddled with some poems trying to hard to fit the certain rhyme scheme and theme 35 stars I received an uneditied proof of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis book features poems that focus on different family relationships Why did I pick this book up I m always looking for ways to introduce diverse people and families to my students I m also going through a poetry kick at the moment Did I enjoy it It was really cute It was uite short but I liked the amount of diversity covered in the poems The poems were well written and I do like poems that rhyme It was a uick and entertaining read How could I use it in my teaching I ll recommend this to students to read outside of class It could also be used to introduce family lessons to show students how others families can be different and to introduce different ways in which families can be created Did I learn something I don t think so Did it have good representation Yes There were all kinds of different families including gay and lesbian families adoptive families foster families black and white mixed race families and transgender children to name ust a few Anything else One thing that got under my skin was one poem that related the colour of the black mum and blackwhite mixed race daughter skins to food Please chec. All families come in different shapes and sizes but they are all special when they love and respect each other These rhyming stories are a celebration of the diversity of families and encourage inclusion and acceptance in a child'. K out this blog that explains why food analogies for skin colour are not ok JFICCopyright 52017This book falls into two categories it is a diverse literature book and uvenile fiction This story tells about a family that isn t the same size or color Ms Collins shares this story touching on the many differences that humans have with one another She does this with a humorous vision of families and how they should all be different because that s what makes us all individuals With each page being of a different family is shares what the differences in families are through the "illustrations This story a great read and it also illustrates "This story is a great read and it also illustrates families are different through beautiful illustrations I love this book It comes from a really fantastic place of wanting every child whatever their family set up to feel like they belong and matter As the parent of a trans kid it was really moving to read about this in a way that is so clear and warm This is very much written to be appealing and understandable for 5 8 year olds with the charming poem format and the colourful and fun illustrations Covers so many different situations and set ups that it is great as a kid may not only see
a poem that describes som Yet another family book uv book of poems Better idea than executionpoem that describes som Yet another family book uv book of poems Better idea than execution are clunky The one with the interracial couple hit a couple recurring terrible tropes describing people of color like food and having them be from somewhere unnamed but somehow exoticOne character looked like they were half fish I m still not sure who it was supposed to be All You Need is Love Celebrating Families of All Shapes and Sizes by Shanni S relationshipsBy promoting diversity and understanding in family life and elsewhere these stories support a positive approach to life at a young age which fosters strong mental health and well being Each page is dedicated to a di.