Whistling for Angela
Daniel and his parents are waiting for Daniel’s new baby sister to arrive. Daniel wants to have a gift for the baby, and he decides he will whistle like a bird. Daniel loves birds and wants to share that love with the baby. But it’s hard to whistle, especially with no front teeth. Daniel tries over and over, but all that comes out are air and spit. He looks through his feather collection, but a feather is not a good gift for a baby. Soon the day comes to go and pick up the baby. Daniel practices his whistling all the way, but with no luck. Will he be able to give his new sister the gift he wants to give her?
There are many different kinds of adoptions these days, and open adoptions are becoming more popular. Robin Heald has written a charming story with a hook that will pull young readers through as they learn about adoption in general and open adoptions in this case. The bright and warm illustrations by Peggy Collins are the perfect complement to this story. This is a great introduction for youngsters to open adoption and the making of a new family.
|Page Count||40 pages|
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