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Molly's family

Author: Nancy Garden; Sharon Wooding
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The members of Ms. Marston's kindergarten class are cleaning and decorating their room for the upcoming Open School Night. Molly and Tommy work on drawing pictures to put on the walls. Molly draws her family: Mommy, Mama Lu, and her puppy, Sam. But when Tommy looks at her picture, he tells her it's not of a family. "You can't have a mommy and a mama," he says. Molly doesn't know what to think; no one else in her
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Garden; Sharon Wooding
ISBN: 0374350027 9780374350024
OCLC Number: 50417337
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Garden ; pictures by Sharon Wooding.
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"The members of Ms. Marston's kindergarten class are cleaning and decorating their room for the upcoming Open School Night. Molly and Tommy work on drawing pictures to put on the walls. Molly draws her family: Mommy, Mama Lu, and her puppy, Sam. But when Tommy looks at her picture, he tells her it's not of a family. "You can't have a mommy and a mama," he says. Molly doesn't know what to think; no one else in her class has two mothers. She isn't sure she wants her picture to be on the wall for Open School Night. Molly's dilemma, sensitively explored in words and art, shows readers that even if a family is different from others, it can still be happy, loving, and real"--amazon.com.

While preparing decorations for Open School Night, Molly and several of her classmates draw pictures of their families and discover that family means something different to each of them.

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"Insightful...By referring to diverse families and picturing a multicultural classroom, Garden and Wooding suggest that these conversations can take place just about anywhere, in any small town or Read more...

 
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