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Free to be--a family

Author: Marlo Thomas
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories, poems, and songs about different types of families and family relationships.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Poetry
Short stories
Collections
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlo Thomas
ISBN: 0553052357 9780553052350
OCLC Number: 16089376
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 29 cm
Contents: A note to parents, teachers and other grown-up friends / Letty Cottin Pogrebin --
What buying this book will do / Gloria Steinem --
Free to be ... a family / Sarah Durkee, Paul Jacobs --
Boy meets girl plus one / Peter Stone --
A tale of three Ralphs / Miriam Minkowitz --
Friendly neighborhood / Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty --
Another Cinderella / Norman Stiles --
Little Abigail and the beautiful pony / Shel Silverstein --
Some things don't make any sense at all / Judith Viorst --
Stevie / John Steptoe --
I'll fix Anthony / Judith Viorst --
It's not my fault / Sarah Durkee, Christopher Cerf --
The right family / Sarah Durkee --
Crowded tub / Shel Silverstein --
In my room / Bobby Gosh --
My grandma / Letty Cottin Pogrebin --
And Superboy makes 3 / Mark Saltzman, edited by Joe Orlando --
The entertainer / Jeff Moss --
I'm never afraid (to say what's on my mind) / Sarah Durkee, Christopher Cerf --
Letters from camp / Sarah Durkee --
Two can play the same game / Mavis Jukes --
A father like that / Charlotte Zolotow --
The day Dad made toast / Sarah Durkee --
The stupid song / Robin Batteau --
Talk it over / Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman. From here to forever / Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton, Glen Clark, Billy Swan --
The night we started dancing / Ann Cameron --
The little boy and the old man / Shel Silverstein --
Twanna and me / Orlando Perez --
Like me / Emily Kingsley --
The biggest problem (is in other people's minds) / Don Haynie --
Cross your fingers / Mavis Jukes --
Jimmy says / David Buskin, Abra Bigham --
Doris knows everything / Whoopie Goldberg --
Yourself belongs to you / The Fat Boys, with Jimmy Glenn --
Lily Tomlin's Edith Ann in And that's the truth / Jane Wagner --
On my pond / Kermit the Frog, with Sarah Durkee, Christopher Cerf --
All us come cross the water / Lucille Clifton --
Something for everyone / Carol Hall --
The kingdom with no rules, no laws, and no king / Norman Stiles --
The turn of the tide / Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman --
We need a bigger turkey / Norman Stiles, Christopher Cerf --
We and they / Lucille Clifton --
Thank someone / Sarah Durkee, Paul Jacobs --
Music for the songs in Free to be ... a family --
Afterword / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Responsibility: conceived by Marlo Thomas.

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A collection of stories, poems, and songs about different types of families and family relationships.

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