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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

Pages

48 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781849059350

Genre

nonfiction

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

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

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

adoptees; adopted children, famous people; slavery; abandoned

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Adopted like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes

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