Familias diferentes (Different Families)
From the Series Celebrando las diferencias (Celebrating Differences)
In Different Families, beginning readers will learn to celebrate diversity by appreciating the variety of configurations that can make a family. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they draw inferences about how diversity makes our society stronger and more interesting.
An activity helps readers identify and appreciate their own unique family, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about diversity online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Different Families also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
Different Families is part of Jump!’s Celebrating Differences series.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, Spanish|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
This series explores the ways in which people are different and invites children to celebrate those differences. Full-page photographs are accompanied by two or three positive and affirming sentences per page. All of the pictures are portraits of kids or include children in happy and friendly ways, making them very relatable to the audience. At the end of each title there is a question to encourage further discussion or observation. VERDICT A good resource to help instill empathy and acceptance in little ones.