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Emma's Story

Title

Emma's Story

Authors

Deborah Hodge

Illustrator

Song Nan Zhang

Publisher

Tundra Books

Pages

24 pages

Publication Year

2003

ISBN

9780887766329

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child, international adoption; interracial adoption

Annotation

When Emma sets out to make a cookie family with Grandma and Sam, the happy afternoon suddenly turns sad. The cookies are meant to look like her family, but Emma's is the only one with dark hair and eyes. She doesn't look like the others; does that mean she doesn't belong? In this tender story, Emma learns that there are many ways to come together and form a family.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese American / White

Awards

Our Choice,2004 Canadian Children's Book Centre

Keywords

families

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

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