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HOME AT LAST

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Williams
Author's First Name: 
Vera B.
Second Author's First Name: 
Raschka
Second Author's Last Name: 
Chris
Publisher: 
HarperCollins (Greenwillow)
Publication Date: 
2016

 Lester has a new house and two new daddies but is afraid to sleep alone until Wincka the dog brilliantly solves the problem. Colorful watercolor illustrations add warmth to the story of a child's finding comfort in an adoptive home.

GOYANGI MEANS CAT

Goyangi Means Cat
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
McDonnell
Author's First Name: 
Christine
Illustrator's First Name: 
Steve
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Johnson
Publisher: 
Viking
Publication Date: 
2011

Collage, muted acrylics, and oil paints create patterns reflecting the Eastern and Western worlds of an adopted Korean child. Bonding with “goyangi,” the cat in her new house, she weeps when it goes missing. Its return helps her accept that both she and Goyangi are home.

AS SIMPLE AS IT SEEMS

AS SIMPLE AS IT SEEMS
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Weeks
Author's First Name: 
Sarah
Publisher: 
Laura Geringer
Publication Date: 
2010

Eleven-year-old Verbena, angry at learning of her adoption along with other family secrets, befriends a gullible neighbor boy by pretending to be a ghost.  Although a near-disaster reveals Verbie’s deceit, it also cements an enduring friendship.
 

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