Chloe's Special Family

A Story About Adoption

From the Series A Helping Hand

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

The Richardson’s are having a big family reunion and Chloe can’t wait to meet her new baby cousin. But as everyone is gushing over baby Braeden, Chloe can’t help but feel different.

She doesn’t have the Richardson nose like Braeden and she doesn’t have the Richardson chin either. She doesn’t have them because Chloe was adopted. Chloe doesn’t feel like a Richardson at all, until her parents come over and play her “tell me again” game to remind her how special and loved she is.

This sensitive story aims to help children understand and cope with situations that could potentially be upsetting, such as adoption.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Category SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint QEB Publishing — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV013010, JUV013090, JUV013040
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 9 x 10
Lexile 490
Features Note to adults and Original artwork

Author: Nancy Loewen

Nancy Loewen is an award-winning author who has written more than 130 titles for children. She holds an MFA in creative writing and lives in the Twin Cities.

Illustrator: Elisa Paganelli

Elisa Paganelli worked as a graphic designer for several years and set up her own award-winning design studio, Teapot Graphic Design, before following her true passion for illustration.


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