DIVerse Families
 
The White Swan Express

Title

The White Swan Express

Illustrator

Meilo So

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780618164530

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Across North America, people in four different homes prepare for a special trip to China, while four baby girls in China await their new adoptive parents.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Single parent; international adoption; single parent; same-sex parents

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoption

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2003 Bank Street College of Education
Capitol Choices,2002 The Capitol Choices Committee
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2003 H.W. Wilson
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson
Choices,2003 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2003 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS
Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2003 Highly Commended United States

Keywords

families; infants; China

Diversity Impact

direct

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