Yes, We Are Together! | Dedicated Review

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Yes, We Are Together! Book Cover

Written by Penny Thomas and Anna Thomas

Illustrated by Remi Bryant

Ages 3-5 | 46 Pages

Publisher: Playpen Publishing | ISBN-13: 978-1954529212

What to Expect: Inclusiveness, different families, togetherness

In Yes, We Are Together! authors Penny and Anna Thomas introduce children to the various ways in which people come together to form a family. Readers will discover that a family is a group of people who love each other. Not all families look the same—and they do not love based on race, gender, religious, physical, or cultural differences. The members who make up a family love each other unconditionally, just as they are.

Readers will be charmed by the repetition of the text and Bryant’s engaging and rich illustrations showing the various families—including blended and adopted. Seeing the diverse families interact in many different situations will highlight and provide plenty of opportunities to discuss what makes a family. Young children will appreciate the shadow words found on every other page, focusing on celebrating differences. Yes, We Are Together! truly explains what family is all about with its inclusive examples for young readers to experience.

A sweet book providing a cheerful dose of positivity, Yes, We Are Together! goes beyond the “traditional” family and encourages readers to honor all families.

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Written by Penny Thomas and Anna Thomas

About the Author

Anna Thomas is an elementary school educator. She was adopted as a baby and raised in Atlanta, GA where she attended Woodward Academy. She is a proud “Double Dawg” of the University of Georgia with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has always had a passion for writing. Since high school, she dreamt of writing this book with her mother based on real-life experiences they faced to which she proudly replied, “Yes, we are together. This is my family.”

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July 9, 2022 at 12:51AM TCBR Contributor