DIVerse Families
 
My Mei Mei

Title

My Mei Mei

Authors

Ed Young

Illustrator

Ed Young

Publisher

Philomel Books

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780399243394

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a Mei Mei, or younger sister, for her.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; interracial adoption; international adoption; adoptive family

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Bank Street College of Education, Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson, Kirkus Book Review Stars, February 1,2006, Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss,2006 Indiana Library Federation, School Library Journal Book Review Stars, February,2006 Cahners

Keywords

sisters; expectations

Diversity Impact

direct

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