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I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Title

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Authors

Rose A. Lewis

Illustrator

Jane Dyer

Publisher

Little Brown

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780316525381

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationship; Adoption; Single parent; international adoption; single mother

Annotation

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

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

single mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition,2002 National Council of Teachers of English; Best Children's Books of the Year,2001 Bank Street College of Education; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2002 H.W. Wilson; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson; Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition,2003 National Council of Teachers of English; Kirkus Book Review Stars, August 1,2000; Not Just for Children Anymore,2001 Children's Book Council; Children's Gallery Award, 2003; Nominee United States; Colorado Children's Book Award, 2003; Nominee Colorado; Emphasis on Reading, 2001-2002; Nominee Alabama; Emphasis on Reading, 2001-2002; Nominee Alabama; ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 2001 Winner United States; American Booksellers Book Sense Book of the Year (ABBY) Award, 2001 Finalist United States; Children's Gallery Award, 2003 Winner United States; Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2000 Honorable Mention United States; Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2004 Winner United States

Keywords

new parent; China; story telling

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

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