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Parenting Books

In addition to books about general parenting, our adoptive families rely on information that deals with the circumstances of our children’s adoptions. These can include their historie... [more]


Anthologies are collections of literary works about a specific topic - in this case, adoption. The best anthologies depend on the editor’s ability to select works that are both relevan... [more]

Children's Books

Adoptive parents who visit the site tell us what books their children like the best about adoption and adoptive family life. This wide range of selections includes books appropriate for all... [more]

Classics for Young Readers

These are the favorite classic stories we read (perhaps many times) and never forget, and they make wonderful gifts for any young reader. They also happen to have adoption-related themes - a... [more]

Coffee Table Books

Telling stories in photos is a wonderful expression of relationships, and our families are shown from every angle in these photographic essays. The best books convey the joy of creating a f... [more]

Family Bonding Books

These books offer very specific tools to help build the bonds of security and family through shared activities and projects. All of the books recommended here provide for the inclusion of e... [more]

How to Adopt Books

These books are targeted to those approaching adoption to help with the decision-making process, and understanding policies, procedures, and issues for both domestic and international adopt... [more]


Memoirs are accounts of experiences over a period of time as remembered by the author, and members of the adoption and foster care communities have exceptional stories to tell that fall int... [more]

Mysteries with Adoption Themes

While many true adoption stories are mysteries in and of themselves, these works of fiction incorporate adoption in their themes in different ways, and make great gifts for mystery fans whe... [more]

Parents' Stories

My favorite books by adoptive parents are those that combine the facts and emotion of the experience with practical information and humor. The extremes of dry narratives and heavy doses of ... [more]

Research & Reference Books

For the student of history, social scientist, and others looking for statistics, studies, and research materials, these books are the answer. From its beginnings which pre-date written hist... [more]

Search & Reunion Books

Books guiding us through search and reunion range from those that tackle the entire process to those devoted to one narrow area. The best books will be based on solid principles that can be... [more]

Teen and Young Adult Books

Teens and young adults can learn much about themselves, others who share their connection to adoption, and the dynamics of family life from stories about families like - and unlike - their ... [more]

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