What is a Family? is the 12th title in Etan Boritzer’s best selling children’s book series on character education and difficult topics. The author uses his well-known style to ask young readers serious questions that sharpen their critical thinking skills and lead to real understanding of complex issues. What is a Family? tackles difficult questions regarding the fast-changing face of contemporary families. Values of an ideal family and the problems that occur in real families are all open for discussion.