National Adoption Month/Giveaway: Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale. Ends Nov 30th
Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale written by Karen Henry Clark and Illustrated by Patrice Barton
The author wrote a story about the beautiful baby girl she adopted years called SWEET MOON BABY: AN ADOPTION TALE, which turned out to be a modern fairy tale about her start in life. To read more click on the link
My Review: I don’t know if you can fall in love with a book but I did when I first read Sweet Moon Baby. Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale written by Karen Henry Clark is a story of love, hope and faith. This story is about two couples, one who could barely afford to feed themselves and their new born child and the other who wants a baby. As they await the arrival of their baby girl from China, they set about preparing for her by planting a fruit tree to building a house with a room just for her. Back in China, the child is placed in a basket by her parents as they trusted the moon to guide their baby down the river. As the baby floated away she slept peacefully throughout her journey while her adoptive parents waited.
Anyone would love this book and you don’t have to be adopting a child or have an adopted child to love this book. The watercolor illustration by Patrice Barton captures every scene in the book. A must have for all parents who are adopting and a perfect bedtime story.
To read about the author’s interview click on the link below
Age Range: 3 – 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 2
Hardcover: 32 pages
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Mandatory: Please leave your comments below for a chance to win a free copy of the book.
Winner will be selected by Random.org
Giveaway Ends Nov 30, 2013.
National Adoption Month 2013
National Adoption Month is a time to celebrate family and to bring about awareness that there are hundreds of thousands of children in foster homes awaiting adoption. States, communities, and agencies hold events during the month to bring the need for families into public view.
For information on what you can do to help the children who are waiting for a family contact your local state agency.
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Winner is #7 – Abbie
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In 2009, I start the giveaway program giving away free school supplies at random to 2 winners each year. I also started a monthly free giveaways for books and gifts.
August 2010, I extended the free school supplies from 2 to 5 winners at random on my blog and also give away 20 bags full of school supplies to familes in need at Chick-fil-A in Brandon, Florida during their family nights. And in 2012, I beat my that number and gave away a lot of school supplies to needy families. Hopefully, I can continue to do this each year.
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