Thursday, April 23, 2009

Recommended by Adoptions from the Heart

Adoptions from the Heart
Book Review
by Heidi Gonzalez

Red in the Flower Bed: A Story About Inter-racial Adoption
by Andrea Nepa - Written by one of AFTH's families, this abstract story is about a small poppy seed that makes a long journey to find itself in a garden with other flowers that don't look anything like the beautiful red poppy the seed grows into. It is a story of acceptance and teaches that you don't have to look the same to fit in. It's a good way to introduce the topic of diversity to children.

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