The Year of the Baby by Andrea Cheng

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Middle-grade readers will find many ways to connect with Anna and her friends in this warm family and school story.
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Last year, Anna learned how to be a good friend. Now that her family has adopted a baby girl from China, she wants to learn how to be a good sister. But the new year proves challenging when the doctor warns that the baby isn’t thriving. Can Anna and her best friends, Laura and Camille, create a science project that saves the day? In this heartwarming sequel to The Year of the Book, readers will be just as moved by Anna's devotion to her new sister as they will be inspired by her loving family and lasting friendships.

 

About Andrea Cheng

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Andrea Cheng is the author of several children's books, including Honeysuckle House, Where the Steps Were, The Bear Makers, and Brushing Mom's Hair. She teaches English as a Second Language at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. She lives in Ohio with her family. Visit her website at: www.andreacheng.com. Abigail Halpin is the talented illustrator of several chapter books including Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, 2009), cover artwork for Emma Jean Lazarus Fell In Love (Puffin Books, 2010), The Melancholic Mermaid (Simply Read Books, 2010), Penny Dreadful (Random House, 2010) and The Grand Plan to Fix Everything (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum, Spring 2011). Both illustrator and graphic designer, she lives in New England, a stone's throw from the Maine coastline. See her artwork at: http://www.theodesign.com/.
 
Published May 28, 2013 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 179 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books.
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Middle-grade readers will find many ways to connect with Anna and her friends in this warm family and school story.

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