DIVerse Families
 
The Red Blanket

Title

The Red Blanket

Authors

Eliza Thomas

Illustrator

Joe Cepeda

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780439322539

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Tells the story of a single woman who goes to China to adopt a baby. Based on the author's life.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

adult female

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004 Ages 5 to 9
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006

Keywords

China; true story; adoption agency; coming home; new emotions

Diversity Impact

direct

The Red Blanket


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