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Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles

Title

Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles

Illustrator

Roger Roth

Publisher

Bowen Press

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780061141362

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

As her turn to be "Star of the Week" in her kindergarten class approaches, Cassidy-Li puts together a poster with pictures of her family, friends, and pets, and wonders about her birthparents in China.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese American

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Keystone to Reading Book Award, 2010 - 2011, Primary

Keywords

kindergarten; elementary school; Chinese American; star of the week; brownies; school presentation; family pictures

Diversity Impact

direct

Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles

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