Bringing Asha Home
Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; international adoption; adoptive family
Indian / White
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2006, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2007, Special Recognition
Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 2007, Honor Book, Language Arts Picture Book
50 Books about Family, 2011 Younger Children
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Special Interests
Choices, 2007 Picture Books for School-Age Children
Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children, 2012 Oh Baby! Arrival of a New Sibling
brothers and sisters; baby sister; East Indian Americans; Hinduism; rakhi (bracelet); India; paper airplanes
Krishnaswami, Uma, "Bringing Asha Home" (2006). Diverse Families. 79.