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Kristy Pace recommends the following books for introducing children to Shakespeare:

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Made Easy series)
Original text by William Shakespeare
Rendered into modern English/modern version by Alan Durband
Barron's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream:
A Workbook For Students and Teachers

Edited by Fredi Olster and Rick Hamilton
Smith and Kraus
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids
(Shakespeare Can Be Fun series)

Written by Lois Burdett
Firefly Books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shakespeare: A Crash Course
Written by Rob Graham
Watson-Guptill

 

 

 

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Shakespeare For Kids: His Life and Times – 21 Activities
Written by Colleen Aagesen and Margie Blumberg
Chicago Review Press

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Elena Creef suggests looking for books that support a child’s cultural identity and expose him to other cultures, like:

 

Angels Ride Bikes/Los Angeles Andan en Bicicleta
Written by Francisco X. Alarcón
Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez
Children's Book Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/
Jitomates Risuenos y Otros Poemas de Primavera

Written by Francisco X. Alarcón
Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez
Children's Book Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles
Written by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by James Stevenson
HarperTrophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Momotaro (Peach Boy)
Illustrated by George Suyeoka
Island Heritage Publishing

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Musubi Man
Written by Sandi Takayama
Illustrated by Pat Hall
Bess Press

 

 

 

 

 

and

 

 

 

The Musubi Man’s New Friend
Written by Sandi Takayama
Illustrated by Pat Hall
Bess Press

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Amy Cohn discussed her book:

From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore
and Folk Songs

Compiled by Amy L. Cohn
Illustrated by Molly Bang, Marcia Brown, Barbara Cooney, Donald Crews, Leo and Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Trina Schart Hyman, Anita Lobel, Jerry Pinkney, John Schoenherr, Marc Simont, Chris Van Allsburg, David Wiesner and Ed Young
Scholastic

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Beth O’Malley authored the following Adoption Lifebooks and Workbooks:

 

Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child
Written by Beth O’Malley
Adoption-Works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For When I’m Famous: A Teen Foster Adoption Lifebook
Written by Beth O’Malley
Adoption-Works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Adoption Lifebook: A Workbook for Kids from China
Written by Beth O’Malley
Adoption-Works

 

 

 

 

 

and

 

 

My Foster Care Journey: A Foster/Adoption Lifebook
Written by Beth O’Malley
Adoption-Works

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beth O'Malley confirmed there are many children’s books available on the topic of adoption, but cautioned that not all of them are of the best quality. She recommends the following high-quality books:

 

A Mother for Choco
Written and illustrated by Keiko Kasza
Putnam
(See this book’s Summary and Potluck of Fun in the recommendations for ages 3-6.)

 

 

 

 

 

The Family Book
Written and illustrated by Todd Parr
Megan Tingley/Little, Brown
(See this book’s Summary and Potluck of Fun in the recommendations for ages 6-9.)

 

 

 

 

 

How I Was Adopted
Written by Joanna Cole
Illustrated by Maxie Chambliss
HarperTrophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Don’t Have Your Eyes
Written by Carrie A. Kitze
Illustrated by Rob Williams
EMK Press

 

 

and

 

W.I.S.E. Up! Powerbook
Written by Marilyn Schoettle
Illustrated by Julie Stanish
Center for Adoption Support & Education

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Linda Saucier and her daughter enjoy and recommend the following adoption-related books:

 

At Home in this World: A China Adoption Story
Written by Jean MacLeod
Illustrated by Qin Su
EMK Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Adoption Day!
Lyrics by John McCutcheon
Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Little, Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes
Written by Rose Lewis
Illustrated by Jane Dyer
Little, Brown

 

 

 

and

 

Mommy Far, Mommy Near: An Adoption Story
Written by Carol Antoinette Peacock
Illustrated by Shawn Costello Brownell
Albert Whitman & Co.

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