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The Name She Gave Me – YA Book Recommendation

Title: The Name She Gave Me Author: Betty Culley Publisher: Harper Teen, 2022 Ages: 11-15 Format/Genre: Novel in verse Themes: adoption, birth family, fostering, siblings, names, identity, Maine, novels in verse Reviewed from an ARC Opening: Synopsis: When Rynn was born, her birth mother … Continue reading

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Business Pig – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Business Pig Author & Illustrator: Andrea Zuill Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, 2018 Ages: 4-7 Themes: pigs, business, jobs, adoption, animal sanctuary, being different     Opening: One Morning at the Sunshine Sanctuary for farm Animals, Jelly Bean the sow gave birth to … Continue reading

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Wonderful You – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Wonderful You, an Adoption Story Author: Lauren McLaughlin Illustrator: Meilo So Publisher: Random House, 2017 Ages: 3-7 Themes: adoption,  families       Opening: In a faraway land lived a lady in blue with a babe in her tummy named Wonderful You Synopsis: This … Continue reading

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