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Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

Title

Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

Authors

Yumi Heo

Illustrator

Yumi Heo

Publisher

Schwartz & Wade Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780375847189

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young girl eagerly awaits the arrival of her newly-adopted sister from Korea, while her whole family prepares.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; international adoption

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Korean / White

Family Formation

adoption

Awards

A Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy,2010 Pennsylvania Center for the Book
Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy,2010 Pennsylvania Center for the Book
Best Children's Books of the Year,2010 Bank Street College of Education
Choices,2010 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children,2012 Cooperative Children s Book Center Christopher Award 2010, Parents' Choie Award 2009

Keywords

family life; sisters; families; Korean American

Diversity Impact

direct

Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

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