Discusses what it means to be part of a family and examines some feelings that adopted children may have.
Simple text and photographs present adoptive families, including how family members interact with one another.
Six-year-old Annie asks the father who adopted her to once more tell the story of how she came to America from Korea.
Parents celebrate the day on which they adopted their child and continue to reassure the new addition to their family that it is wanted, loved, and very special.
Horace, an adopted child, realizes that being part of a family depends on how you feel and not how you look.
A young girl tells the story of how she came to be her parents' child through adoption .
A young girl recounts how she came to be part of an adoptive family.
As her turn to be "Star of the Week" in her kindergarten class approaches, Cassidy-Li puts together a poster with pictures of her family, friends, and pets, and wonders about her birthparents in China .
According to an ancient Chinese belief, when a child is born an invisible red thread connects that child's soul to all those people--present and in the future--who will play a part in his or her life. As each birthday passes, the thread shortens, bringing closer those people who are fated to be together. Inspired by this legend, beloved author/illustrator Grace Lin has created a this adoption fairy tale.
Across North America, people in four different homes prepare for a special trip to China, while four baby girls in China await their new adoptive parents .
In a kid-friendly, accessible way, bestselling author/illustrator Todd Parr explores the ways that people can choose to come together to make a family, and approaches this challenging subject with humor and sensitivity through his bold and colorful illustrations .