Adoption Books

  • Childrens Books
    Baron, Ellen. The Whole Me 2002 ages 6-9
    Blomquist, Geraldine and Paul. Zachary’s New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted
    Children, 1990, ages -1 O.
    Cain, Barbara. Double Dip Feelings, 1990.(ages 2-8 )
    Cole, Joanna. How I Was Adopted, 1995, ages 4-8.
    Curtis, Jamie Lee. Tell Again About the Night I Was Born, 1996, ages 2-8.
    Czech, Jan. The Coffee Can Kid, 2002, ages 4-8.
    Freudberg, Judy and Geiss, Tony. Susan and Gordon Adopt Baby, 1992,ages 2-6.
    Gordon, Sol. All Families Are Different, 2002, ages 4-8.
    Kasza, Keiko. A Mother for Choco, 1992, ages 2-6.
    Katz, Karen. Over the Moon, An Adoption Tale, 1997, ages 2-7.
    Keller, Holly. Horace, 1991, ages 2-8.
    Kirk, David Little Miss Spider 2-8
    Kroll, Virginia Beginnings: How Families Come to Be, 1994.(4-8)
    Lewis, Rose. I Love You Like Crazy Cakes (0-4)
    Masse , Xinran and Josee. Motherbridge of Love (Sept. 1, 2007) (4-8)
    McCutcheon , John. Happy Adoption Day
    Pellegrini, Nina. Families are Different, 1991 , ages 4-8.
    Petertyl , Mary E. Seeds of Love
    Schoettle, Marilyn. W.LS.E. Up! Powerbook (ages 6-12) The Center for Adoption
    Schwartz, Perry. Carolyn’s Story, 1996, ages 4-10.
    Thomas, Pat. My New Family: A First Look at Adoption
    Taheri, Michael and Orr, James. Look Who’s Adopted!, 1997, ages 4-8.
    Zisk , Mary. The Best Single Mom in the World: How I Was Adopted
  • For Pre Teens                                                                                         
  • Byars, Betsy. The Pinballs, 1987, ages 10-14.
    Johnson, Angela. Heaven, 1998, ages 11-14
    Lee, Marie G. If It Hadn’t Been for Yoon Jun, 1993, ages 12-14
    Paterson, Katherine. The Great Gilly Hopkins, 1978 ages 10-12
    Voight, Cynthia Homecoming and Dicey’s Song, 1981, ages 11-13.
  • For Teens
    Christianson, C.B. I See the Moon 1994, ages 11 and up.
    John, Jaiya. A Black Baby White Hands a View from the Crib, 2002, ages 15 and up.
    Lowry, Lois. Find a Stranger Say Goodbye, 1978, ages 12 and up.
    Wartski, Maureen. The Face in My Mirror 1994, ages 14 and up.
    Lowell, Pamela. Returnable Girl, 2006, ages 15 and up.
  • For Parents
    Karyn Purvis, David Cross, Wendy Sunshine.The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family
    Lois Ruskai Melina, Raising Adopted Children, Revised Edition : Practical Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent Adoption and the Schools
    Karen J. Foli The Post-Adoption Blues: Overcoming the Unforeseen Challenges of Adoption
    Beth O’Malley LifeBooks : Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child
    Myra Alperson Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits : A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families
    Deborah D. Gray Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents
    Gail Steinberg, Beth Hall Inside Transracial Adoption
    Filis Casey, Marisa Catalina Casey Born in Our Hearts : Stories of Adoption
    Brenda McCreight Parenting Your Older Adopted Child
  • Useful Resources
  • Diversity
    Karen Katz, The Colors of Us
    Jada Pinkett-Smith,Donyell Kennedy-McCullough Girls Hold Up This World
    Noelle Lamperti Brown Like Me
    Anabel Kindersley, Barnabas Kindersley Children Just Like Me
    Sheila Hamanaka All the Colors of the Earth
    David J. Smith If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World’s People
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