Just Add One Chinese Sister (Hardcover)

By Patricia McMahon, Conor Clarke McCarthy, Karen A. Jerome (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, 9781563979897, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

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Description

Claire and her mother are working together on a scrapbook as they relive their first days and hours together following Claire's arrival from her birth home in China. Claire's big brother, Conor, had kept a journal as he anticipated the day his new sister would arrive, and these entries also become part of their book of memories. They remember how, at first, Claire was scared of her new parents and brother, who all spoke a different language than she was used to hearing. But these foreigners loved the adopted Claire, and little by little, they shared experience that brought them together and made them into a family.


About the Author

Patricia McMahon is the author of several highly acclaimed books for children. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Joe; her children, Conor and Claire; two big dogs; and too many books.

Conor Clarke McCarthy was born in Boston, spent his early years in South Korea and Concord, Massachusetts, and now attends the Kincaid School in Houston, Texas.

Karen A. Jerome is an illustrator and a fine artist whose books include "If Nathan Were Here "and "WhenIt Rained Cats andDogs. "She lives in Massachusetts."
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