Meredith Tax's funny, engaging text reveals what families have in common while encouraging an acceptance of difference.
Publication Date: 10-01-1996
Illustrated by Marylin Hafner
Told by Angie, a six-year-old, Families uses humor and acceptance to describe the many possible relationships created by marriages, divorces, adoptions, single parenting, and gay and lesbian parenting; Angie's friends come from a great diversity of cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Angie concludes that what really counts about families is "how much they love each other."