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Adopted like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes

Title

Adopted like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes

Authors

Ann Angel

Illustrator

Marc Thomas

Publisher

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781849059350

Pages

48 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Adopted Like Me is a children's picture book that tells the stories of famous and inspirational people, all of whom were adopted. Read about great musicians like Bo Diddley, politicians like Nelson Mandela, stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as inventors, athletes, a princess skilled in judo and fencing, and many more.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Single parent; Multiracial; Separation; Interracial; Adoption; international adoption; birth parents; death of a mother; single father; mixed race; international adoption; interracial adoption

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

none

Keywords

adoptees; adopted children, famous people; slavery; abandoned

Diversity Impact

direct

Adopted like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes

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