Just the Way We Are – Shirvington, Jessica

<p>Just the Way We Are</p>

Title

Just the Way We Are

Author

Shirvington, Jessica

Illustrator

Robertson, Claire

Publisher

HarperCollins

Published Date

2015

Annotation

This light-hearted picture book celebrates families of different shapes and sizes. Each child’s family is made up of different cultures and compositions. Jack lives with his Mum. Izzy is part of a foster family. Henry’s parents are separated. Chiara has two Dads and Anna and her parents live with her Grandpa. The conclusion is that each family is perfect just the way they are.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Cultural traditions, Family, Relationships

Audience

Lower primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, EYLF Outcome 1, EYLF Outcome 2, EYLF Outcome 3, EYLF Outcome 4, EYLF Outcome 5, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605