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Bringing Asha Home

Title

Bringing Asha Home

Illustrator

James Akib

Publisher

Low Books

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781584302599

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; international adoption; adoptive family

Annotation

Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Indian

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2007 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2007 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2007 Special Recognition United States; Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2007 Honor Book United States

Keywords

brothers and sisters; East Indian Americans; Hindu

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Bringing Asha Home

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