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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

picture book

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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Adoption; international adoption; adopted child; adoptive parents; adoptive sibling; adoptive sister; adoptive family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Korean American

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Christopher Award, 2010, Winner
Parents' Choice Award, 2009, Silver, Picture Book
Baker's Dozen: The Best Children's Books for Family Literacy, 2010
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010 Ages 5 and under
Choices, 2010 Picture Books for Babies,Toddlers, and Preschooler
Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children, 2012 Oh Baby! Arrival of a New Sibling

Keywords

family life; sisters; families; Korean American; calendar; preparation; airplane

Diversity Impact

direct

Ten Days and Nine Nights: An Adoption Story

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