DIVerse Families
 
You're Not My Real Mother

Title

You're Not My Real Mother

Authors

Molly Friedrich

Illustrator

Christy Hale

Publisher

Little, Brown and Co.

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780316605533

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After an adoptive mother tells her daughter all the reasons that she is her "real mother," the young girl realizes that her mother is right, even though they do not look alike.

Grade Level

PK-1

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother

Keywords

identity; self-perception; mothers; dog; playing; cooking; bonding; band-aids

Diversity Impact

direct

You're Not My Real Mother


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