How I Was Adopted

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HarperCollins, Sep 28, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Sam has a joyful story to tell, one completely her own, yet common to millions of families -- the story of how she was adopted. Most of all, it's a story about love. And in the end, Sam's story comes full circle, inviting young readers to share stories of how they were adopted.


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User Review  - kbrash1 - LibraryThing

This book is enjoyable because it is unique in the sense that it is written interactively. Joanna Cole tells a story, but she also offers the opportunity for the reader to discuss his/her feelings ... Read full review

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User Review  - Randie - Goodreads

Joanna Cole includes a few notes to parents featured in the front of the book. I especially liked her emphasis that each adopted has their own story and this book is just a way to help families and ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Joanna Cole is the author of the popular Magic School Bus series, I'm a Big Brother, I'm a Big Sister, and many other award-winning books. In Asking About Sex & Growing Up, she provides a reassuring blend of practical guidance and scientific fact for the audience that needs it most.

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