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FAMILY LIFE: Adoption


FAMILY LIFE: Adoption

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Jin Woo book Jin Woo

Bunting, Eve, 1928-
E BUNTING

David likes his family the way it has always been, just him and Mom and Dad. He never wanted to be a big brother. And he certainly didn"t want Jin Woo, the little baby from Korea, to join the family. Now Jin Woo is getting all the attention, and David feels as if no one cares about him anymore. But then a surprising letter helps him to understand that being a brother can mean being surrounded with more love than ever.Eve Bunting and Chris Soentpiet bring the same deep emotion that distinguished their previous collaboration, So Far from the Sea, to this moving story of an adoptive family that has love to spare.




My family is forever book My family is forever

Carlson, Nancy L.
E CARLSON

A young girl recounts how she came to be part of an adoptive family.




Sisters book Sisters

Caseley, Judith.
E CASELEY

Kika has just been adopted -- and she's worried. There's so much that's new to her: a different language, new friends to make, and something she's never had before -- a family. Melissa has a new sister -- and she's excited. There's so much to share with Kika: trips to the playground, afternoons at the library, and birthday parties. Through each new experience, Kika and Melissa discover that sisterhood can be fun, challenging, and sometimes unpredictable, but always rewarding. Best of all, a sister is a friend for life.




Tell me again about the night I was born book Tell me again about the night I was born

Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
E CURTIS

A young girl asks her parents to tell her again the cherished family story of her birth and adoption.




A new Barker in the house book A new Barker in the house

De Paola, Tomie.
E DE PAOL

Twins Moffie and Morgie are excited when they hear that their family is adopting a three-year-old Hispanic boy.




You're not my real mother! book You're not my real mother!

Friedrich, Molly.
E FRIEDRI

Drawn from the author's everyday life as an adoptive parent, this cheerful yet tender parent-child conversation offers a response to children who've ever asked their adoptive parent why they don't look like one another.




Bringing Asha home book Bringing Asha home

Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-
E KRISHNA

A biracial Asian Indian American boy finds his own special way to bond with his sister while the family awaits her adoption from India.




Over land and sea :  a story of international adoption book Over land and sea : a story of international adoption

Layne, Steven L.
E LAYNE

Two parents describe their journey over land and sea to find the child that belongs in their family, as well as all of the joy and love the new baby brings.




I love you like crazy cakes book I love you like crazy cakes

Lewis, Rose A.
E LEWIS

A woman describes how she went to China to adopt a special baby girl. Based on the author's own experiences.




The red thread :  an adoption fairy tale book The red thread : an adoption fairy tale

Lin, Grace.
E LIN

According to an ancient Chinese belief, when a child is born an invisible red thread connects that child's soul to all those people--present and in the future--who will play a part in his or her life. As each birthday passes, the thread shortens, bringing closer those people who are fated to be together. Inspired by this legend, beloved author/illustrator Grace Lin has created a lovely adoption fairy tale.




All about adoption :  how families are made & how kids feel about it book All about adoption : how families are made & how kids feel about it

Nemiroff, Marc A.
E 362.734 NEMIROF

Explores the adoption process and the feelings children have about being adopted.




Made in China :  a story of adoption book Made in China : a story of adoption

Oelschlager, Vanita.
E OELSCHL

Made in China tells the story of a girl adopted into an American family and the problems she encounters with her older sister. With help from her father, the adopted sister learns the value of her Chinese beginnings. Later, the girls accept their differences and embrace the joy that comes from a loving family.




The White Swan express :  a story about adoption book The White Swan express : a story about adoption

Okimoto, Jean Davies.
E OKIMOTO

Across North America, people in four different homes prepare for a special trip to China, while four baby girls in China await their new adoptive parents.




And Tango makes three book And Tango makes three

Richardson, Justin, 1963-
E RICHARD

At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.




Allison book Allison

Say, Allen.
E SAY

When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.




Rebecca's journey home book Rebecca's journey home

Sugarman, Brynn Olenberg, 1961-
E SUGARMA

Mr. and Mrs. Stein and their young sons Gabe and Jacob adopt a baby girl from Vietnam.




Through moon and stars and night skies book Through moon and stars and night skies

Turner, Ann Warren.
E TURNER

A little boy living in a distant country is lonely. He needs a bed of his own, a room of his own, a house of his own -- and most of all, a momma and poppa of his own. But he must travel far to get them. He must fly for a day and a night through blue skies and clouds and stars before he comes to a place he can call home... with his loving new adopted family.




The boat in the tree book The boat in the tree

Wynne-Jones, Tim.
E WYNNE J

Having dreamed of sailing to Bongadongo since the day his younger brother was adopted, a boy finally has his means of escape but cannot make use of it without his brother's help.




My Mei Mei book My Mei Mei

Young, Ed.
E YOUNG

Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a Mei Mei, or younger sister, for her.




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