by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell with Henry Cole (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families. But Tango's family is not like any of the others. Based on the true story of two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo who built a nest and hatched a chick together, this book tells a heartwarming story for all families.
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book (2006) ASPCA's Henry Bergh Award (2005) Gustavus Myer Outstanding Book Award (2006) Nick Jr. Family Magazine Best Book of the Year (2006) Bank Street Best Book of the Year (2006) Cooperative Children's Book Council Choice, and CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book (2006) Lambda Literary Award finalist (2006)