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Motherbridge of Love

Title

Motherbridge of Love

Authors

Xinran .

Illustrator

Josse Masse

Publisher

Barefoot Books

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781782850403

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book; stories in rhyme

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Featured in Time Magazine's Top Ten Children's Books of 2007, this beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and adopted child in a special way. Through the exchanges, between a little girl born in China and her adoptive parent, this title offers a poignant and inspiring message to adoptive parents and children all over the world.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Single parent; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive mother; international adoption; interracial adoption; single mother

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese) / White

Family Formation

adoptive single mother

Awards

Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2008
Nautilus Book Award, 2008, Silver, Children's Illustrated Book

Keywords

birth mothers; love; family life; bond; China; park

Diversity Impact

direct

Motherbridge of Love


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