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Families are Forever

Title

Families are Forever

Authors

Craig Shemin

Illustrator

John McCoy

Publisher

As Simple As That

Publication Year

2003

ISBN

9780972866606

Pages

34 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rain meets Bo and her new "forever" Mom and they become a brand new family. Families are Forever is a heartwarming tale about family love and beginnings. The story introduces Rain, a nearly six year old Chinese-American adopted girl, and tells how she found her 'forever family,' a single mother in America.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Single parent; Interracial; adopted child; international adoption; adoptive mother; single mother; interracial family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese American / White

Family Formation

adoptive single mother

Keywords

Chinese American; hippo; stuffed animal; adoption story; different features; China

Diversity Impact

direct

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