Chinese adoptee in Canada (OPL Human Library 2014)
Annotation:A stunning adult graphic novel in which East meets West, the personal meets the political, and old meets new. Claire, a Québecoise art dealer, travels to China to adopt a little girl. There she meets her former husband.
Annotation:A unique guidebook to help relatives and friends of adoptive families address important questions before everyone gathers around the dinner table.
Annotation:Plus de six mille enfants nés en Chine ont été accueillis par des familles québécoises. Par leurs témoignages, des parents adoptifs reconnaissants ont voulu donner aux mères inconnues des nouvelles de leurs enfants.
Annotation:When Beth Nonte Russell travels to China to help her friend Alex adopt a baby girl, she thinks it will be an adventure. But her friend... panics soon after being presented with the frail baby, and the situation develops into one of the greatest challenges of Russell's life.
Annotation:After the trauma of three miscarriages, Emily and her husband Gerald were forced to accept the knowledge that they would not be able to have children of their own and decided to look into adoption.
Annotation:Lisa Ling examines the consequences of China's two-decade-old, one-child policy... traditional preference leans toward boys, so girls are often hidden, aborted or abandoned. As a result, tens of thousands of girls end up in orphanages.
Annotation:Gloria Powell and Kai Chang meet... to discuss the future of Lily, the daughter Gloria adopted from China and the sister Kai hopes to reclaim. Kai is a doctor and has since discovered... an inherited genetic defect
Annotation:« Comme promis, Danaé, 16 ans, et sa famille sont parties en voyage d'été en Chine. C'est le grand choc ! L'ado québécoise découvre le pays de ses origines et l'expérience la bouleverse… C'en est presque trop.