Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative 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.
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.
The Bear Wife: A Great and New American Tale
Series: Great and New American Tales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by MeTime Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bear Wife is an American retelling of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast set against the historic culture of the northeastern tribes of the American Indians.
Bending Willow
Series: The Finding Home, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
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.
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.
Maman Marie
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.
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.
Laughter Will Save the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,280. 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, away from her village, to another country, Promise has to find the origin of laughter
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.
La Carte d'Arielle
Series: Arielle Aime. Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
La carte d'Arielle n'est pas la même que la carte de son amie. Vont-elles trouver le chemin, toutes les deux?
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!
Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Barbeque Disaster
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Gremlin arrives on the same day Emlyn is expecting her family for a barbeque, but promises to stay upstairs while Emlyn’s Mummy and Mama prepare for lunch. All the young cousins are supposed to take family photographs in matching pyjamas—but Gremlin’s curiosity might ruin the picture, and get both her—and Emlyn—in big trouble! [Children's Picture Book]
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.
Miss Belinda Wimsey, the Au Pair from Estonia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
This thoroughly modern-up-to-date au pair, Inspired by Mary Poppins and her creator PL Travers, appears one afternoon at Johnny's and Jenny's house. Does their mom and dad know the new baby sitter has spikey pink hair and a nose earring?
Lucy's Map
Series: Lucy Loves. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Lucy's map isn't the same as her friend's. Will they both find their way?
Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Mean Old Cat
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Emlyn has struck up a friendship with the Gremlin that sneaks into the house at night, but she’s getting worried. Where can Gremlin be? And why hasn’t she returned to play with Emlyn’s shiny toys and jewellery – her favourite things? Could the horrible mean cat next door be blocking her from throwing her grappling hook over the window ledge? [Children's Picture Book]
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.
Doozy Does Not Have A Dooear
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Childrens Picture Book Story: A charming story about the love found within all families (whether non-traditional or conventional). Venture with Doozy when Doozy realizes a family member (a Dooear) present in other families is absent from Doozy's own.