Flipside Families: people out of the mainstream in children's books

A Notes from the Windowsill annotated bibliography by Wendy E. Betts. Copyright 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

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Books on specific topics:

  • multiracial families
  • dealing with serious illness
  • misfits
  • physical and neurological challenges
  • religious themes
  • living with "isms"
  • living in poverty
  • aging family members
  • kids on their own
  • emotional trauma
  • sexual abuse

    Related bibliographies:

  • Finding Families: children's books with adoption themes
  • Rainbow Reading: children's books with gay characters
  • Skin and Bones: body image in children's books

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