The Year of the Baby
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Anna and her best friends Laura and Camille return in an engaging new story. Anna's family has adopted a new baby from China, but her new sister is not thriving and refuses to eat. When Anna and her friends are assigned a science experiment in school, they decide to use the assignment as a way to help Baby Kaylee.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Interracial; Bicultural; Bilingual; Immigrants and refugees; adopted baby; adoptive family; international adoption; interracial friendship; mixed race; different cultures; bicultural child; bilingual child; immigrant parents
Asian (Chinese) / White
mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year Bank Street College of Education
Choices Cooperative Children's Book Center
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, June Cahners
Cochecho Readers' Award, Nominee New Hampshire
friendship; Chinese Americans; Chinese/English; science project; nursery songs; helping with the baby; China's one baby policy
Cheng, Andrea, "The Year of the Baby" (2013). Diverse Families. 803.