Just Right Family

An Adoption Story

Meili, who is six years old and adopted from China, learns that her parents are going to adopt a baby from Haiti. She’s not happy. Why do they need a new baby? Their family is just right as it is. As Meili learns more about her new sibling and the importance of being a big sister, will she realize that a new addition can be just right for their family too?

  • 32 Pages
  • 9" x 9"
  • 9780807540824
  • March 2018

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  • March 2018

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  • The affirming vision of adoptive sibling bonding is welcome. A book to broaden collections about families.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • This succeeds as a new-sibling story and will be welcomed by interracial adoptive families.

    - Booklist

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 Gwen P. Reichert Gold Medal for Children's Literature, Florida Book Award


    Ziyue Chen

    Activities & Resources


    • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
    • ATOS Level: 2.1