Culturally Diverse Books that Promote Family Differences

All families are different. Even within our own families, we have so many shades, colors, traditions, customs, and ideas that are intertwine to make one perfect family. It’s important to validate that by showing children of all ages that every family comes in different forms and can look different and embody different roles.

Below are some books that promote family differences.



  1. Real Sisters Pretend by Megan Dowd LambertIMG_3197


2.When the Cousins Came by Katie YamasahiIMG_3198


3.Ohana Means Family by Ilimia LoomisIMG_3199


4.Ethan’s Stepmom by Pat MillerIMG_3200


5.Under My Hijab by Hena KhanIMG_3201


6.When Aidan Became a Brother by Kyle LukoffIMG_3202


7.My Nana and Me by Irene SmallsIMG_3203


8.Silas’ Seven Grandparents by Anita HorrocksIMG_3204


9.La Frontera El Viaje con papá / My Journey With Papa by Deborah MillsIMG_3205


What’s your favorite book that promotes family differences?

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