This compassionate book explores the dynamics of single-parent families. Young readers learn about the different kinds of single-parent families, the ways they form, the challenges they can face, and strategies for working through those challenges. This book also features a "Many "Identities special feature, several "Did You Know?" facts, a table of contents, a reading comprehension quiz, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers series is at the Beacon level, aligned to reading levels of grades 2-3 and interest levels of grades 3-5.