DIVerse Families
 
Mishka: An Adoption Tale

Title

Mishka: An Adoption Tale

Illustrator

Miranda R. Meuller

Publisher

DRT Press

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9781933084015

Pages

32 pages

Genre

toy realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Mo is a teddy bear in an airport gift shop, chosen to go on a journey to meet his new best friend, Yuri. Mo has lots of questions once he gets to his destination: Where is he? What's a mishka? And will he and Yuri finally have a real home and a family?

Grade Level

PK-1

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child; adoptive parents; international adoption

Main Character

male teddy bear

Race/Ethnicities

Russian / White; Teddy Bear

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

Russian American children; teddy bears; airport; gift shop; bonding; embassy; new home

Diversity Impact

direct

Mishka: An Adoption Tale


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