DIVerse Families
 
The White Swan Express

Title

The White Swan Express

Illustrator

Meilo So

Publisher

Clarion Books

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780618164530

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Single parent; international adoption; single parent; same-sex parents

Annotation

Across North America, people in four different homes prepare for a special trip to China, while four baby girls in China await their new adoptive parents.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2003 Bank Street College of Education; Capitol Choices,2002 The Capitol Choices Committee; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2003 H.W. Wilson; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson; Choices,2003 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2003 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS; Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2003 Highly Commended United States

Keywords

families; infants; China

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The White Swan Express

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