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I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Title

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Authors

Rose A. Lewis

Illustrator

Jane Dyer

Publisher

Little Brown

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780316525381

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A woman describes how she went to China to adopt a special baby girl. Based on the author's own experiences.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD710L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity Adoption; Single parent; Interracial adopted child; adoptive mother; international adoption; single mother; interracial family

Main Character

adult female

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 2001, Winner, Picture Book
American Booksellers Book Sense Book of the Year (ABBY) Award, 2001, Finalist, Children-Illustrated
Children's Gallery Award, 2003, Winner, Grades K-2
Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2000, Honorable Mention, Best Treatment of a Social Issue
Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2004, Winner, Most Garbled Title Request
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002 Asian and Pacific Island Literature
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2001 Ages 5 and under
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2002
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003 Families, Friends, and Community
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2000
Not Just for Children Anymore!, 2001 Picture Books Adults Will Love

Keywords

new parent; China; story telling; adjusting; traveling

Diversity Impact

direct

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