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Sweet Moon Baby

By Karen Henry Clark
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2010
ISBN: 978-0375857096
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On a summer night in China, a baby girl was born. She was perfect.

So begins the story of one baby’s journey from her birth parents in China, who dream of a better life for their daughter, to her adoptive parents on the other side of the world, who dream of the life they can give her.

A turtle, a peacock, a monkey, a panda, and some fish shepherd the baby as she floats in a basket on a moonlit, winding river into the loving arms of her new parents.

Praise for Sweet Moon Baby

Kirkus Reviews
“…this lyrical story of destiny and love, as interpreted in Barton’s playful, textured illustrations, is a triumph.

Adoptive Families magazine
“For a young child beginning to make sense of her past, Sweet Moon Baby offers a safe doorway into a deeper understanding.”

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