Amazon.com: Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles (9780061141362): Darlene Friedman, Roger Roth: Books - children adoption book - infant adopted from China who years later creates a story board about her family for a school project
Story combines 2 seemingly unrelated subjects - adoption & sibling relations. These are intertwined & very important to 1 young child from China. The story begins when the child is told by her older sister, in a teasing manner, that she is adopted from China, & "marked" just like the broom & their toys. Upset, she goes to her father who tells her the story of how she came to be their child. The story is resolved with her older sister & she is reassured that she is loved also.
Chinese. The Great Call of China. Chinese-born Cece was adopted when she was two years old by her American parents. Living in Texas, she's bored of her ho-hum high school and dull job. So when she learns about the S.A.S.S. program to Xi'an, China, she jumps at the chance.