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9 edition of Bringing Asha home found in the catalog.

Bringing Asha home

by Uma Krishnaswami

  • 388 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Lee & Low Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Indian Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • East Indian Americans -- Fiction,
  • Intercountry adoption -- Fiction,
  • Adoption -- Fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • Babies -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Jamal Akib.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    ContributionsAkib, Jamal, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K8975 Bri 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3414901M
    ISBN 109781584302599
    LC Control Number2005031069

    Home; Sign In Bringing Asha Home. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. The Lexile "Power V™" Word Selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know.   Bringing Asha Home - Teacher's Guide lesson plan template and teaching resources. Arun's parents are going to adopt a baby girl named Asha. She is coming all the way from India. The family prepares for Asha's arrival, but it will be almost a year until they can bring Asha home.

      Bringing Asha Home is a beautiful adoption story from a brother's point of view. Jamel Akib's illustrations are warm, friendly, and accessible. I hope that Bringing Asha Home will be read outside the adoption community, however, because it's a . Bringing Asha Home Uma Krishnaswami shares the story of how she became interested in writing a children's book about adoption. Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs).

    Bringing Asha Home (Book): Krishnaswami, Uma: Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India. Bringing Asha Home (Hardcover) By Uma Krishnaswami, Ruth Jeyaveeran (Illustrator) Lee & Low Books, , 32pp. Publication Date: September 1, .


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Bringing Asha Home is a picture book about a brother, Arun, anxiously waiting for his adopted sister, Asha, to be brought back from India. In the beginning, Arun's family tells him that they are expecting a daughter by his birthday in spring/5(28).

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The family prepares for Asha's arrival, not knowing it will be almost a year until they receive governmental approval to bring Asha home. Arun is impatient and struggles to accept the long delay, but as time passes he finds his own special ways to build a bond with his sister, who is still halfway around the world.

"Bringing Asha Home" is a beautiful adoption story from a brother's point of view. Jamel Akib's illustrations are warm, friendly, and accessible. I hope that "Bringing Asha Home" will be read outside the adoption community, however, because it's a /5. Bringing Asha Home by Uma Krishnaswami and Jamel Akib.

In August, on the Hindu holiday Rakhi that honors the bond between brothers and sisters, read more. In August, on the Hindu holiday Rakhi that honors the bond between brothers and sisters, only child Arun wishes for a little sister. Father and daughter arrive home with a special gift for Arun-a rakhi, a special bracelet for him to wear on Rakhi Day.

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(author's note) (Picture book. )Brand: Lee & Low Books, Inc. On Rakhi Day in August, Arun explains the Indian holiday to his best friend Michael and tells him that it celebrates the bond of brothers and sisters.

Arun wishes he had a sister, and in October, his parents tell him that they are going to adopt a baby girl named Asha from his father’s birthplace, India. Arun loves making paper airplanes and pretends that they are flying his sister home to : Uma Krishnaswami.

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A children’s book which is unique in addressing this aspect of international adoption is Bringing Asha Home, by Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Jamel Akib. The book opens in August with seven-year-old Arun, the son of an Indian-American father and a European-American mother, telling his friend Michael about a Northern Indian holiday called.

Bringing Asha Home NPR coverage of Bringing Asha Home by Uma Krishnaswami and Jamel Akib. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Uma Krishnaswami. The family prepares for Asha's arrival, not knowing it will be almost a year until they receive governmental approval to bring Asha home.

Arun is impatient and struggles to accept the long delay, but as time passes his love of paper airplanes and his supportive family help Arun conquer his frustration and find his own way to build a bond with. Cybils Awards,Nominee, Fiction Picture Book Paterson Prize for Books for Young People,Special Recognition Society of School Librarians International Book Awards,Honor Book, Language Arts Picture Book 50 Books about Family, Younger Children Best Children's Books of the Year, Special InterestsCited by: 4.

Uma Krishnaswami is the author of several books for young readers, including The Happiest Tree, a CCBC “Choices” selection published by Lee & Low Books, and Monsoon, a Parents’ Choice Recommended inspiration for Bringing Asha Home came from stories Krishnaswami gathered from families who adopted children from and her husband live in Aztec, New Mexico.

Book Review: Bringing Asha Home by Uma Krishnaswami Adoption Process Book Review 0 Comments 5 Stars (1 Ratings) Written by Mary Kinser, Librarian on 05 Aug If there's one thing you need when embarking on an adoption, whether international or domestic, it's patience.

Hurry up and complete paperwork; wait for government approval. One of the few India-centric books that is on my wish list for some time now, Bringing Asha Home is a beautiful adoption story from a brother’s point of view. Arun’s best friend has a baby sister and he wants one soon finds out his parents are set to adopt a little girl from India The plot primarily talks about a family’s long.

Bringing Asha home. First edition. New York: Lee & Low Books. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Krishnaswami, Uma, and Jamel Akib.

Bringing Asha Home. New York: Lee & Low Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Krishnaswami, Uma, and Jamel Akib, Bringing Asha Home.

New York: Lee. Bringing Asha Home. It's Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu holiday special to brothers and sisters, and Arun wishes he had a sister with whom to celebrate. Soon it looks as if his wish will come true.

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Bringing Asha home — by Uma Krishnaswami and Jamel Akib Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India.

Bringing Asha Home is a warm and joyous story that would grace any school or community library picturebook collection. COPYRIGHT Midwest Book Review No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.Description of the book "Bringing ASHA Home": It's Rakhi, the Hindu holiday special to brothers and sisters, and Arun wishes he had a sister with whom to celebrate.

Soon it looks as if his wish will come true. His parents are going to adopt a baby girl named Asha. She is coming all the way from India, where Arun's dad was family.Bringing Asha Home Story Map Multi-Leveled Lesson With these multi-leveled lessons, students are encouraged to explore the important elements of any fiction text to support comprehension.