DIVerse Families
 
Finding Joy

Title

Finding Joy

Authors

Marion Coste

Illustrator

Yong Chen

Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781590781920

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Shu-li, an infant girl who had to be sent away by her family in China, is adopted by an American family and renamed Joy.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; international adoption; adopted child; adoptive family; interracial adoption; birth parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

babies; China; infants; China's one child rule; love; orphanage

Diversity Impact

direct

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