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Every Year on Your Birthday

Title

Every Year on Your Birthday

Authors

Rose A. Lewis

Illustrator

Jane Dyer

Publisher

Little Brown

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780316525527

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Each year on the birthday of her adopted Chinese daughter, a mother recalls the moments they have shared, from the first toy to the friends left behind in China.

Grade Level

PK-1

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Single parent; Interracial; Bicultural; adopted child; adoptive mother; interracial adoption; international adoption; single mother; interracial family; two cultures; bicultural child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese) / White

Family Formation

adoptive single mother

Awards

National Association of Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA), 2007, Honor Book, Babies and Toddlers
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2007

Keywords

festival; birthday; friends and family; China; celebration; puppy; journey

Diversity Impact

direct

Every Year on Your Birthday


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