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Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

Title

Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

Authors

Ann Turner

Illustrator

James Graham Hale

Publisher

Harper & Row

Publication Year

1992

ISBN

9780060261894

Pages

31 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A boy who came from far away to be adopted by a couple in this country remembers how unfamiliar and frightening some of the things were in his new home, before he accepted the love to be found there.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

460L

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive family; adoptive mother; adoptive father; interracial adoption; interracial family

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition,2001 H.W. Wilson
Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve,2002 California Department of Education

Keywords

moving; new family; traveling by plane; pictures; fear

Diversity Impact

direct

Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

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