Whistling for Angela

Pajama. May 2022. 40p. Tr $18.95. ISBN 9781772782455.
PreS-Gr 2–A little boy prepares to meet his newly adopted baby sister Angela by learning how to whistle for her. Daniel loves songbirds, but has been struggling to learn how to whistle. When he arrives at the adoption center with his family, his new sister’s birth mom shows him just what to do. This sweet, informative story sheds light on a particular kind of adoption experience. Level appropriate text and bright, welcoming illustrations will engage young readers who will relate to Daniel’s excitement and curiosity.
VERDICT A first purchase for libraries where books about adoption are in demand.

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