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Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

Title

Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

Authors

Yumi Heo

Illustrator

Yumi Heo

Publisher

Schwartz & Wade Books

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780375847189

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; international adoption

Annotation

A young girl eagerly awaits the arrival of her newly-adopted sister from Korea, while her whole family prepares.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Korean / White

Awards

A Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy,2010 Pennsylvania Center for the Book; Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy,2010 Pennsylvania Center for the Book; Best Children's Books of the Year,2010 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2010 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children,2012 Cooperative Children s Book Center Christopher Award 2010, Parents' Choie Award 2009

Keywords

family life; sisters; families; Korean American

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

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