Houghton Mifflin Company
When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Interracial; Bicultural; adoptive parents; adopted child; interracial adoption; bicultural child
Asian (Chinese) / White
adoptive mother and father
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999
Booklist Book Review Stars, 1997
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 1997 Picture Book
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
cats; dolls; questions; anger; love; kimono; destructive behavior
Say, Allen, "Allison" (1997). Diverse Families. 36.