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Sweet Moon Baby

Title

Sweet Moon Baby

Illustrator

Patrice Barton

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780375857096

Pages

32 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The smiling moon watches over a baby girl in China whose parents love her but cannot take care of her, and guides a childless couple that lives far away to the daughter for whom they yearn.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted baby; adoptive family; international adoption; interracial adoption; interracial family

Main Character

female baby

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2011, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book

Keywords

moon; infant; new parents; basket; animals; river; journey

Diversity Impact

direct

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