As a mother of a precious daughter we brought home from China, I was very invested in the contents of this book. Some books dealing with the theme of adoption and belonging just don't hit the mark for me. This one was absolutely lovely. The only part of the book that I didn't care for was using the Chinese girl's sister to point out her differences instead of using someone outside the family. My biological children accept and adore their sister and would never say something to make her feel like she was less than 100% loved, so that was hard to swallow. However, the father's response was perfect, and the lesson in these beautifully illustrated pages is that love has nothing to do with where you were born or how you came to be in a family, and true love is permanent and all-encompassing.