DIVerse Families
 
Waiting for May

Title

Waiting for May

Illustrator

Janet Morgan Stoeke

Publisher

Dutton Children's Books

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780525470984

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young boy looks forward to the day when a new sister, who will be adopted from China, joins his family.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2005 Ages 5 to 9
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006

Keywords

brothers and sisters; China; social worker; adoption application; preparation; paperwork; questions

Diversity Impact

direct

Waiting for May


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