Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles

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Harper Collins, Jun 2, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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 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 way to include them!

Using their own family's story as a model, Darlene Friedman and Roger Roth celebrate the love of families everywhere through this straightforward and insightful book.


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STAR OF THE WEEK: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The subtitle's reference to "brownies with sprinkles" puts an unfortunately saccharine spin on this otherwise heartfelt collaboration, in which Friedman and Roth draw upon their experience as adoptive ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Darlene Friedman, an award-winning writer and editor, works for an international women's organization in Philadelphia. She lives with her husband, Roger; their daughter, Eden; and their dog ("The Dobo") in Springfield, Pennsylvania. This is her first book for children.

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