Families are different book

Families Are Different - Books for kids

All families are different, some go for a road-trip, some have rice for breakfast and some just look different from each other. Yes, in her book, author Nina normalises the process of being adopted and looking different from one's parents, beautifully. It is ideal for early readers and for the sensitive kids too.


Title: Families Are Different  

Author: Nina Pellegrini

Publisher: Scholastic

Age appropriate: KG to Grade 4


                                    All families are different

Nico, a young girl becomes increasingly aware and uncomfortable about the fact that she looks different from her parents, just like her elder sister. The adopted Korean sisters look nothing like their European parents.

Her mother makes her realize that all families are different and some families are bonded with a special glue called love. Some families have single parents, some are multicultural, some are big and some are small. And some have adopted family members like herself.  Where the baby is born is someone else's tummy and is raised and loved by someone else. She is just like others, different. 

Families Are Different is the journey into the beautiful world that is formed through the bond of adoption. 

I'm just like everyone else... I am different. "Nina Pellegrini"

5 Most beautiful phrases in this thoughtful book:

                                       Kids Book Review

1) I grew in someone else's belly but my mom and dad are the ones who promised to love and care for me forever. 

2) She told me that they are glued with a special kind of glue called love. 

3) One of the kids in my class looks like his dad but not like his mom.

4) I'm just like everyone else... I am different.

5) My family must be stuck together with strong glue because there's sure a ton of love around here. 

This is a perfect book to introduce the concept of adoption to younger kids and to celebrate the different families around us. 

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Comments (8)

Deepika Verma Posted on May 04, 2018

This looks like a good read for kids... would love to grab it for my little nephew


Papri Ganguly Posted on May 03, 2018

This book sounds interesting and ideal for my 4 years old daughter. I am going to grab a copy


Jhilmil D Saha Posted on May 03, 2018

I want to gift this book to my niece who os all of 7. I am sure she will love


Minakshi Bajpai Posted on May 03, 2018

The book sounds very good for kids. Will definitely grab one copy.


Blogsikka Dotcom Posted on May 03, 2018

Lovely book and good for reading as well as it is simple to understand and make kid understand the imp of families


Jhilmil Bhansali Posted on May 03, 2018

How sweet they bonded me with special glue called love. It looks like a lovely book for kids, shall get one for my son!


Nisha Posted on May 03, 2018

Wow the book sound heart touching. I would love to have it on my desk for a read.


Dipika Singh Posted on May 02, 2018

This is a nice option to read out to kids and engage them in healthy discussion. Sometimes learning gets so easy with book reading and sharing live examples.


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