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The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

Title

The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

Authors

Grace Lin

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Co

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780807569221

Pages

32 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A sad king and queen find joy and happiness after a mysterious red thread leads them to a baby waiting to be adopted.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted child; adoptive parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, August 15,2007

Keywords

folklore; fairy tale; king and queen; red thread

Diversity Impact

direct

The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

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