One Hundred Is a Family by Pam Munoz Ryan

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Groups making up many different kinds of "families" introduce the numbers from one to ten and then by tens to one hundred.

About Pam Munoz Ryan

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Author Pam Muñoz Ryan was born in Bakersfield, California on December 25, 1951. She received a B. A. in child development and a M. A. in education from San Diego State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a bilingual Head Start teacher and as an early childhood program administrator. At first, she wrote adult books about child development, but soon switched to writing children's books. She has written over twenty-five picture books, novels, and nonfiction books for young readers. The novel Esperanza Rising, winner of the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Peace Award, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, and the Americas Award Honor Book, is based on her own grandmother's immigration from Mexico to California. Riding Freedom has also won many awards including the national Willa Cather Award and the California Young Reader Medal. When Marian Sang, a picture book about singer Marian Anderson, won numerous awards including the ALA Sibert Honor and NCTE's Orbis Pictus Award. She currently lives in Leucadia, California. Benrei Huang is a popular children's illustrator whose work includes One Hundred Is a Family by Pam Ryan. Ms. Huang lives in New York, NY.
Published October 1, 1994 by Hyperion Pr. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The politically correct concept driving this counting book is that families are not just parents and children;

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