Three Names of Me
A girl adopted from China explains that her three names--one her birth mother whispered in her ear, one the babysitters at her orphanage called her, and one her American parents gave her--are each an important part of who she is. Includes scrapbooking ideas for other girls adopted from China.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Interracial; Bicultural; adopted child; adoptive family; international adoption; interracial/transracial adoption; interracial family; bicultural child
Chinese / White
adoptive mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Ages 5 to 9
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, Supplement, 2007
scrapbooking; babysitter; birth mother; names; connection to birthland; China; identity
Cummings, Mary, "Three Names of Me" (2006). Diverse Families. 214.