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Allison

Allen Say · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 32
Format: Book

When Allison tries on the red kimono her grandmother has sent her, she is suddenly aware that she resembles her favorite doll more than she does her mother and father. When her parents try to explain that she is adopted, her world becomes an uncomfortable place. She becomes angry and withdrawn....
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A Family Is a Family Is a Family

Sara O'Leary · Groundwood Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways - but the same in the one way that matters most of all.One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates...
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Home at Last

Vera B Williams · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A poignant, timely, and universal picture book about fear, adoption, family, and the joy of fatherhood, written by beloved and award-winning author Vera B. Williams and illustrated by the author in collaboration with two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka.After Lester is adopted by Daddy...
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My New Mom & Me

Renata Galindo · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Here is a heartwarming and completely accessible story about adoption, diversity, and acceptance. Told from the point of view of a puppy who is adopted by a cat, this gentle and reassuring tale is perfect for very young readers and listeners. When the puppy comes to live with his new mom,...
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I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Rose A Lewis · Little, Brown
Pages: 32
Format: Audio CD

This story of a woman who travels to China to adopt a baby girl, based on the author's own experiences, is a celebration of the love and joy a baby brings into the home. Full color.
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We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families

Todd Parr

In a kid-friendly, accessible way, this book explores the ways that people can choose to come together to make a family. It's about sharing your home and sharing your heart to make a family that belongs together.
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Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born

Jamie Lee Curtis · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Audiobook

Tell me again about the night I was born . . Tell me again how you would adopt me and be my parents... Tell me again about the first time you held me in your arms . . In asking her mother and father to tell her again about the night of her birth, a young girl shows that it is a cherished...
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Dragon's Extraordinary Egg

Debi Gliori · Walker
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this heartwarming story, a dragon in need of an egg finds an abandoned egg in need of a mommy. It seems like the perfect fit, but when that egg hatches, the little baby doesn't look like all the other dragons. In fact, he looks a lot like a penguin! Of course, his mommy loves him no matter...
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And Tango Makes Three

Justin Richardson · Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers; First Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

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...
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A New Barker in The House

Tomie DePaola

The Barker twins, Morgie and Moffie, meet their adopted brother, Marcos, in this wonderful sequel to Meet the Barkers. But Marcos isn't a baby-he's three years old, and he only speaks Spanish. As Marcos plays dollies with Moffie and dinosaurs with Morgie, he's a little bewildered
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Every Year on Your Birthday

Rose A. Lewis · Little
Pages: 32
Format: Book

In I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, Rose Lewis and Jane Dyer told the heartfelt story of one woman's adoption a baby girl from China. These sentiments are brought to life again in this touching portrait of birthday celebrations and unforgettable moments between a mother and her little girl:...
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The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

Grace Lin · Albert Whitman & Company; Reprint edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A king and queen should be full of joy and contentment, but they both feel a strange pain that worsens every day. Then a peddlers magic spectacles reveal a red thread pulling at each of their hearts. The king and queen know they must follow the thread.,
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Happy Adoption Day!

John McCutcheon

Enhanced by full-color illustrations and musical notation, the lyrics to a joyful song capture the excitement and joy of pre-adoption preparations and celebrate the special day when a child is brought home to become a new member of a family.
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Star of the Week : a story of love, adoption, and brownies with sprinkles

Darlene Friedman · Bowen Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

It's Cassidy - Li's turn to be Star of the Week at school! So she's making brownies and collecting photos for her poster. She has pictures of all the important people in her life - with one big exception. Cassidy - Li, adopted from China when she was a baby, doesn't have a photo of her birthparents....
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Pablo's tree

Pat Mora

Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted. Ever since his daughter adopted young Pablo, grandfather decorates a tree on the anniversary of the boy's arrival.
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Mommy Far, Mommy Near: An Adoption Story

Shawn Costello Brownell · Whitman
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Young Elizabeth feels a range of emotions as she learns that she has two mommies: one in China and one in America. Her adoptive mother explains that although her Chinese mother loved Elizabeth and wanted to keep her, she couldn't because of China's laws.
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Just Add One Chinese Sister: An Adoption Story

Patricia McMahon · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Claire and her mother are working together on a scrapbook as they relive their first days and hours together following Claire's arrival from her birth home in China. Claire's big brother, Conor, had kept a journal as he anticipated the day his new sister would arrive, and these...
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Three Names of Me

Mary Cummings · Albert Whitman & Company; 1 edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Ada has three names. Wang Bin is what the caregivers called her at her Chinese orphanage. Ada is the name her American parents gave her. And there is a third name, a name the infant Ada only heard whispered by her Chinese mother.
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