DIVerse Families
 
Jin Woo

Title

Jin Woo

Authors

Eve Bunting

Illustrator

Chris K. Soentpiet

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780395938720

Pages

30 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Davey is dubious about having a new adopted brother from Korea, but when he finds out that his parents still love him, he decides that having a baby brother will be fine.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

520L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Korean) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition,2002 National Council of Teachers of English
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2002 H.W. Wilson
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition,2003 National Council of Teachers of English
Golden Sower Award, 2003-2004
Nominee Nebraska
West Virginia Children's Book Award, 2003-2004
Nominee West Virginia
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2004-2005
Nominee Indiana

Keywords

brothers; Korean Americans; love; baby brother; family additions; attention; baby's laughter; reassurance

Diversity Impact

direct

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