Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family

Riley's Ride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Spring in central Idaho means birthing season on a cattle ranch and with Grandpa sick and Delly pregnant, Riley is up to her knees in mud, blood, and babies. She’s rapidly finding out that growing up isn’t easy. To top it off, her new friend isn’t making life any easier.
A Zoo is Not a Home
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.
Together
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Holly woke in the hospital bed… The Fourth of July accident had taken the lives of her mother and father, and she faced a future filled with both change and challenge. Holly forms a bond with her Granddad. When he has what seems to be a heart attack, Holly helps save the day. Only when he is home from the hospital does Holly realize how important the three of them are to each other… TOGETHER.
Bully for you!
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!
Finding Willow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
At long last, Riley and Mia have reached Riley’s father's ranch. But when things start to go horribly wrong, Riley starts to wonder if this new family is really going to work out and they still don’t know if Mia can be adopted by Riley's new family. Come along as Riley and Mia struggle through more surprising twists and turns to discover if they have finally found their forever family.
Valoura Karuna and the Cake Stall Kerfuffle
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
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.
Every Family is Different. Every Family is the Same.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Outspoken Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
This charming picture book normalizes and celebrates difference, while looking for similarities in the diversity of families featured. Children who have same-sex parents, who are being brought up by grandparents, who are in large families, mixed-race families, children in foster care will all find households they can relate to, wrapped up in a lovely tale perfect for bedtime reading.
Stormy Arrival
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Anwyn wanted to celebrate finally getting crutches. But her private celebration arrived at a time of crisis. The Tourmaline Dreams was overdue during an unseasonal storm. It's dramatic arrival revealed secrets that Anwyn hadn't suspected about her family. Stormy Arrival is a sweet childhood story exploring just what family and acceptance really means, set in the matriarchal world of Muirin.
Bending Willow
Series: The Finding Home, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
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When Riley finds her grandmother dead, she knows her world is about to collapse. Determined to find the father she knows only by an address, Riley and Mia take off on a journey with so many twists and turns Riley begins to doubt they’ll ever find a real home. She ignores the question that keeps popping into her mind–if they do find her father, will he even want them? Or will he send them away?
Laughter Will Save the World
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.
There's a Raccoon in my Room!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / New Baby
“The raccoon in my room misses his big brother Ray, The one who pest control Jen took away!” A boy promises to help the raccoon in his room, and find his lost brother. Only it’s not so easy convincing his mothers! A fabulous heart-warming story about family - both human and raccoon!
My New Mommy
Series: The "My New" Books for Explaining Transgender People to Children, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Spun Silver Productions. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience
My New Mommy is a short illustrated work of fiction following young Violet through the journey of her father's transition from male to female. It explains, in easy to convey and appropriate for young children words, the basic steps of, and reasons for, male to female gender reassignment surgery and the emotional and mental changes that occur during transition.
Your Daddies Love You: The Read Together Series (A Rhyming Picture Book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Nursery Rhymes
Your toddler isn't the only one who will enjoy this illustrated treat! With emphasis placed on nouns, your child will learn to make the vital connection between pictures and words. Includes cows, cats, bears, and more, all illustrated in a fun, cut-paper style. --P. Pennington, former librarian.
Your Mommies Love You: The Read Together Series (A Rhyming Picture Book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nursery Rhymes, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Your toddler isn't the only one who will enjoy this illustrated treat! With emphasis placed on nouns, your child will learn to make the vital connection between pictures and words. Includes cows, cats, bears, and more, all illustrated in a fun, cut-paper style. --P. Pennington, former librarian.
Harriet and Her Lost Dog
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
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.

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