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Celebrate! My Growing Family

Sophia Day

28 pages
Mvp Kids Media Llc

Join our MVP Kids as they celebrate growing their families through birth and adoption. Children share their worries and excitement as they anticipate the arrival of a new sibling. Big brothers and sisters will take pride in their helpful new role, realizing that as their family grows, so does their love.

Designed to help an expectant family prepare for the arrival of a baby or adopted child, this book follows three diverse families through pregnancy, foster care, birth, adoption, and the adjustment to a new sibling. Children will be reassured that they are still special and loved even though lots of changes are taking place. Families celebrate milestones and special moments such as a growing belly, ultrasounds, birth, adoption court, and arriving home with the new child. Big siblings will gain helpful ideas for their new roles and discover that as a family grows, so does the love!

This book showcases diversity in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family
situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while
learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the

About the Celebrate! Board book series

Celebrate everyday moments of childhood with MVP Kids board books for children ages 0-6. Sophia Day interacts with children through memorable verse and inviting illustrations. Topics cover important routines, life events, family changes, foundational math and science concepts, holiday celebrations, and more. Young children follow the MVP Kids as they develop good character and learn important life lessons. Helpful Teaching Tips sections are included in each book to equip and guide you toward a deeper understanding of each subject. Join the MVP Kids and celebrate growing up!

About MVP Kids

Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.

Author Bio
In her Real MVP Kids series of books for preschoolers and elementary students, Sophia Day interacts with children through a recipe of entertainment and inviting illustrations. She promotes healthy mentoring relationships by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to personally relate with their children. Her goal is to help inspire honorable character in young men and women to prepare them to become Real MVPs and to live meaningful, responsible lives. Megan Johnson is a homeschooling, adoptive and special needs mother of five.  Prepared by a degree in education, linguistic studies and extensive cross-cultural experience, Megan seeks to provide readers with accessible tools for building a caring, inclusive community.  Writing provides an outlet for all of Megan's passions and the satisfaction of completion when the rest of her parenting duties seem never ending. Megan currently resides in Arizona. Stephanie Strouse is MVP Kids Creative Director and the illustrator for many of our Real MVP Kids books. Stephanie received a BA in Visual Communications Design from Virginia Tech, developing a passion for communicating through illustration and color. Stephanie loves seeing real life versions of the MVP Kids out and about in real life, reinforcing her desire to make a lasting impact in children's lives through her creative works. Stephanie currently resides in Ohio. For more on Sophia, Megan and Stephanie, visit www.MVPkids.com.