[Star of the Week A Story of Love Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles Read] epub By Darlene Friedman

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  • Star of the Week A Story of Love Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles
  • Darlene Friedman
  • English
  • 11 July 2019
  • 9780061141362

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Read ð Star of the Week A Story of Love Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Download è PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Darlene Friedman Darlene Friedman » 4 Download One big exception Cassidy Li adopted from China when she was a baby doesn't have a photo of her birthparents But with a little help from her family she comes up with the perfect wa. Such an interesting story with great illustrations

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Read ð Star of the Week A Story of Love Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Download è PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Darlene Friedman Darlene Friedman » 4 Download Y to include themUsing their own family's story as a model Darlene Friedman and Roger Roth celebrate the love of families everywhere through this straightforward and insightful boo. This is the first collaboration of a husband and wife team and is inspired by their own family s international adoption story In fact the author and illustrator picture is one of them in China with their newly adopted baby EdenThe story is told by an adorable six year old girl named Cassidy Li It is her turn in kindergarten to be the Star of the Week which means she gets to bring in food for the class and tell them all about her life She is a little nervous about telling people that she is adopted and is worried about uestions that her classmates might haveCassidy Li prepares for her big day by going through her memory box and putting pictures of her transracial family on a poster The pictures show her participating in all sorts of events like soccer and piano lessons with a wide variety of family and friends But I love the fact the pictures also show her connecting with her Chinese culture through Saturday Chinese classes dancing wearing beautiful Chinese dresses and having an annual reunion with other girls or cousins who were adopted from the same Chinese orphanage This active connection to her home culture is often missing in other Children s books about international adoptionThe heart of the story is Cassidy Li s sadness at not having any pictures of her birthparents to add to the poster She says I think about my birth parents a lot Sometimes I miss them I was born to them I am a part of them and they are a part of me I wonder what they look like Are they nice Where do they live Why couldn t they keep me Do they miss me like I miss them Cassidy Li decides to draw a picture of her birth parents which is complete with flowers and a big house and then decides that her poster board is perfect

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Read ð Star of the Week A Story of Love Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Download è PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook » Darlene Friedman Darlene Friedman » 4 Download It's Cassidy Li's turn to be Star of the Week at school So she's making brownies and collecting photos for her poster She has pictures of all the important people in her life with. Six year old Cassidy Li has been chosen to be Star of the Week for her kindergarten class She carefully chooses items to put on her poster but runs into a problem Cassidy Li was adopted from China and desperately wants to include a picture of her birth parents Her solution to this dilemma is a lesson in resiliency Star of the Week is inspired by the real life events of the author Darlene Friedman and illustrator Roger Roth who are also husband and wife Friedman gently addresses the uestions concerns and emotions of an adopted child Through the narrative themes of cross culturalinternational adoption and cultural assimilation while maintaining cultural identity are also addressed Roth s realistic illustrations give the reader a sense that they are actually looking into a slice of real life This is particularly true of the photos Cassidy Li uses for her poster This story could be used as a read aloud for grades K 2 but would make a great buddy read book for a 3rd or 4th grade student to a younger student Star of the Week could be used in conjunction with books that talk about families or adoption It is truly a heartwarming read