Monday, December 13, 2010

Melanie's Musings review

Melanie's Musings
December 13, 2010

Red in the Flower Bed by Andrea Nepa
by Melanie

Red in the Flower Bed by Andrea NepaAdoption is an issue that is very close to my heart, so when Tribute books offered me the chance to be a part of the blog tour for Red in the Flower Bed I was very excited. This is my first review of a children’s book, but I don’t think it will be my last!

This book is a story about interracial adoption. It’s nicely done, and it made me smile. However, for children I think the metaphors would have to be explained before they could fully understand what the storyline means. I know that I would have needed it explained if I had read this book while being its target age group.

The illustrations were quite pretty and added a lot to the story. This is a book I would definitely recommend to all. I think it would help adopted children understand a completely life altering event in their lives, and I also think it would give other children a basic understanding of the process as well.

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