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Happy Adoption Day!

Title

Happy Adoption Day!

Authors

John McCutcheon

Illustrator

Julie Paschkist

Publisher

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780316603232

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Parents celebrate the day on which they adopted their child and continue to reassure the new addition to their family that they are wanted, loved, and very special.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

350L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

adult male; adult female

Race/Ethnicities

Asian / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999

Keywords

family life; children's song; plane; travel; preparation; rhyming; special day

Diversity Impact

direct

Happy Adoption Day!


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