Waiting for May
In this poignant and heartfelt book, a young boy anticipates the arrival of his new baby sister. She is coming from China to be adopted into his American family.The story describes, month by month, the boyâ€™s participation in the long adoption process. Finally the waiting for May is overâ€”she meets her new family, and it is the boy who makes her smile. The child narratorâ€™s point of view distinguishes this book from others on this topic and makes it immediate and accessible. Beautifully rendered, sensitive paintings augment the text.
(Ages 5-8/International Adoption/New Baby Sister/32 pages/2005)