And Tango makes three

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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1st ed.
And Tango Makes Three is the bestselling, heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family. At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. And with the help of a kindly zookeeper, Roy and Silo get the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own. Selected as an ALA Notable Children's Book Nominee and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, "this joyful story about the meaning of family is a must for any library" ( School Library Journal , starred review).
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Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 520L
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Grouped Work ID 941887b1-1195-ccf7-d856-1b338ed9ebe7
Grouping Title tango makes three
Grouping Author richardson justin
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-15 11:47:13AM
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subject_facet Familial behavior in animals -- Juvenile fiction, Homosexuality -- Juvenile fiction, Penguins -- Juvenile fiction, Zoo animals -- Juvenile fiction
title_display And Tango makes three
title_full And Tango makes three / Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell ; illustrated by Henry Cole
title_short And Tango makes three
topic_facet Familial behavior in animals, Homosexuality, Penguins, Zoo animals