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When Joel Comes Home
 
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Susi Gregg Fowler
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When Joel Comes Home

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The family is gathered at the airport to welcome Jean and George and their newly adopted son. Most excited of all is the young narrator. George has promised that she will be the first to hold Joel. Author and artist have created an emotion-packed picture of an unforgettable event that is becoming a wonderfully familiar airport scene. Full color.
Hardcover, 1 page
Published April 1st 1993 by Greenwillow Books
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Jayetta Carter-mcfarlin
This gook is great for exploring family diversities. The focus of the story is Joel, the adopted child. A little girl is excited about the new baby, Joel who is about to become a member of the family and she tried tries to make a "Welcome Home sign, then she tried to pick beautiful flowers from the garden, they she had planned to wear her special party dress, but all of her plans were foiled. This book could also be used as a read-aloud to introduce sequencing of events in mathematics.
Gina Starling
PK-2

A good book for read aloud time about a little girl who is excited about her new brother coming home. The brother has been adopted. I would use it during reading hour.
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