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A Zoo is Not a Home by Matthew Decker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
These jungle and not-so-jungle friends must learn that family, no matter who they are, mean the most and that it is alright to be different. Differences can bring everyone together and strengthen them. Let your children learn from the lessons of Leo the Lion, Timmy the Tiger, Ms. Hippo, and all of their friends what it means to be family and celebrate what others use to separate themselves.
Bully for you! by Vera Lethbridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Primary school chapter book about what happens, with a little help from some wee alien Krakens, when school bullying gets out of control. Meet Kit Marsh, fat as sausages, with a habit of talking before he thinks. The Krakens are trashing his house and his Gran can't even see them, but school is worse. Big Trev is lurking and Kit's terrified. Watch Kit's desperate brain hatch an awesome plan!
Valoura Karuna and the Cake Stall Kerfuffle by Yeshe Thubten
Price: Free! Words: 33,570. Language: Australian English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Valoura is a detective, well, she would love to be a detective. So when the money from her mum's bake sale is stolen Valoura knows it is her chance to show her detective chops. Thing is, she already knows 'whodunnit' and the more those nasty Lamb kids cause trouble the more determined Valoura is to 'throw the book at them'. With help from her nutty family, Valoura will prove she has what it takes.
Miss Belinda Wimsey, the Au Pair from Estonia by Rebecca Sorens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Do mom and dad know the baby sitter has spikey pink hair and a nose earring? This thoroughly-modern au pair, inspired by Mary Poppins and her creator PL Travers, appears one afternoon at Johnny and Jenny's house in Portland, Oregon. Belinda takes them downtown to her friends--a dwarf who gives them magic roller-skates and a young couple who tells them giant tales.
Maman Marie by Ruth Andrews
Series: Arielle Aime. You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
- Certaines personnes pensent que seule une maman et un papa, ensemble, peuvent être une famille. Ils ne comprennent pas. Partout où il y a une famille, il y a l'amour. Partout où il y a l'amour, il y a Dieu. Et partout où il y a Dieu, il y a notre Papa céleste, et il y a Jésus et Maman Marie. Donc, tu vois, chaque garçon et chaque fille a un papa et une maman.
Laughter Will Save the World by Tina Brescanu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Visionary & Metaphysical
Promise was born laughing. Instead of crying when she was hungry, needed changing or a cuddle, she laughed. Growing up with her grandmother in a deserted by parents village, she practised her special skill every day by helping others find their laughter. When her parents return to take her back, Promise has to find the origin of laughter.
Harriet and Her Lost Dog by Rebecca Sorens
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Harriet is a 10 year old Afro-american girl who lives with her white mom and white step-dad. She tells us what happens when the dog who looks like her - brown with kinky hair - gets lost on the plane trip.
House by Elan Ezra
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: Simple English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
a short story of a kid smarter than his kindergarten teacher. this story raising the education question of today, from a new simple angle, and the parent's part in it.