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VIEIRA, Joice Melo. Once upon a time... This should be your story. Cad. Pagu [online]. 2006, n.26, pp.59-85. ISSN 1809-4449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-83332006000100004.
The objetive of that paper is to analise how the adoption is retracted in same books for children. The literary text is considered as an important etnographic document qualified for to clear cultural elements presents in way how the people live and think the children's adoption. What family's ideal permeates social imaginary, as those books are at one time product and agent of difusion/repruduction? Texts and pictures pesents in those books received even attention. Verified that the histories have same basec struture. Adoption is reported submerged at ideal atmosphere of affection, acceptation and no conflict.
Palabras clave : Adoption; Literature for Children; Kinship; Maternity; Paternity; Gender.