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Mother Number Zero

Title

Mother Number Zero

Publisher

Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press

Pages

179 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781554980789

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Transcultural; interracial adoption; international adoption; birth parents; different cultures

Annotation

When Fay meets a fascinating girl named Maud who asks him what it is like to be adopted, he finds himself wondering about his Bosnian birth-mother and why she gave him up, so with the help of his parents he sets out to answer his questions.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Bosnian / Chinese / Dutch

Awards

Society of School Librarionas International Book Awards 2011

Keywords

award-winning

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Mother Number Zero

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