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Rosie's Family: An Adoption Story

Title

Rosie's Family: An Adoption Story

Authors

Lori Rosove

Illustrator

Heather Burrill

Publisher

Asia Press

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780968835401

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rosie's family is a story about belonging in a family regardless of differences. Rosie is a beagle who was adopted by schnauzers. She feels different from the rest of the family and sets forth many questions that children who were adopted may have.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female dog

Race/Ethnicities

Dogs

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

looking different; feelings; dogs; questions; Schnauzers; Beagle

Diversity Impact

direct

Rosie's Family: An Adoption Story

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