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How I Was Adopted: Samantha's Story

Title

How I Was Adopted: Samantha's Story

Authors

Joanna Cole

Illustrator

Maxie Chambliss

Publisher

Morrow Junior Books

Publication Year

1995

ISBN

9780688119294

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young girl tells the story of how she came to be her parents' child through adoption.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

460L

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child; adoptive parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, October, 1995 Cahners

Keywords

new parents; beach; apartment; playing; guinea pig

Diversity Impact

direct

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