You and your family will join Piper and her mom and dad as they visit the land where Piper was born: China.
Why Should My Family Read this Book?
Piper Goes to China allows children to learn about China. We love that adopted families can now see themselves in a Phonics For Us book! In the process, your child will learn about the long "i" sound !
We are a United States based publishing company and according to the "FY 2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption March 31, 2015" report, United States citizens adopt more children from China than from anywhere else in the world. That report indicates that out of 5,418 adoptions, China leads with 2,040 – that’s a little over 37.5%!
Will you be adding books about other alternative families?
Absolutely! We are just getting started. Here is our plan…
Every 2 books will be dedicated to a specific type of alternative family. Volume 1 and 2 were focused on same-gender led families. Volume 3 and 4 will focus on families with adopted children. The next few volumes will focus on the following:
Same-gender families. (Check out "Tad Has A New Hat" and "Amy Takes The Cake" here on Amazon!)
Grandparent led households
and much more...
Can I submit an idea for a book?
Yes, please do!
For feedback and book ideas, please join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/PhonicsForUs.
About Phonics For Us series
Phonics For Us! is a series of children's phonics books written for alternative families. At WeLiveHereToo Publishing, we believe that children not only need to see their families represented in the books they read, but also to see them represented within the context of everyday childhood actions and behaviors.
Our books are about going to the store, or having a birthday, or getting a new pet...and alternative families simply pop up within the context of that larger story.
Learning to read is one of the most important things our children will ever do. We believe strongly that those early experiences shape future reading behavior. It is absolutely critical, then, that those early experiences be positive. Seeing families like their own reflected in their phonics primers is one way to help create that experience.