DIVerse Families
 
You're Not My Real Mother

Title

You're Not My Real Mother

Authors

Molly Friedrich

Illustrator

Christy Hale

Publisher

Little, Brown and Co.

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780316605533

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; interracial adoption

Annotation

After an adoptive mother tells her daughter all the reasons that she is her "real mother," the young girl realizes that her mother is right, even though they do not look alike.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Keywords

identity; self-perception; mothers

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

You're Not My Real Mother

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