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You Were Always in My Heart: A Shaoey & Dot Adoption Story

Title

You Were Always in My Heart: A Shaoey & Dot Adoption Story

Illustrator

Jim Chapman

Publisher

Tommy Nelson

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781400322763

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

An abandoned Chinese baby who has been befriended by a ladybug finds her way to an orphanage where she is eventually adopted by an American family.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female ladybug

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

ladybugs; stories in rhyme; China; friendship; baby; orphanage

Diversity Impact

direct

You Were Always in My Heart: A Shaoey & Dot Adoption Story


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