Books

Below you can find some articles about adoption!

 

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The Promise      

For adoptive parents seeking tools and better understanding        

www.thepromisebook.ca 

The Promise is a raw and compelling memoir. It offers insight into the behaviours of adopted and foster children, gives hope to struggling families, and is a must-read for adoptive parents who are at a loss after bringing wounded children into the family.

 

BOOKS FOR PARENTS: 

20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed. Discover the Unique Need of Your Adopted Child and Become the Best Parent You Canby Sherri Eldridge

Adopting a Toddler: What Size Shoes Does She Wear? by Denise Harris Hoppenhauer

Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-Needs Kids - A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Gregory C Keck

Adoption is a Family Affair!: What Relatives and Friends Must Know by Patricia Irwin Johnston

Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections

Adoption Wisdom: A Guide to the Issues and Feelings of Adoption by Marlou Russell PhD

Arms Wide Open: An Insight into Open Adoption by Jane Waters

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents by Deborah D Gray

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self by David M. Brodzinsky

Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens by Debbie Riley

Birthbond: Reunions Between Birthparents and Adoptees - What Happens After

Children of Open Adoption and Their Families by Kathleen Silber

Dear Birthmother by Kathleen Silber

For When Im Famous: A Foster Lifebook for Teens 

In On It: What Adoptive Parents Would Like You To Know About Adoption. A Guide for Relatives and Friends. (Mom's Choice Award Winner) by Elisabeth O'Tool

Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child 

Lifegivers: Framing the Birthparent Experience in Open Adoption by James L. Gritter

Our Own: Adopting and Parenting the Older Child by Trish Maskew

Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding and Appreciating Their Journeys (Hollywood Nobody) by Gregory C Keck

Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years by Patty Cogen

Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother by Jana Wolff

Snowflakes: A Flurry of Adoption Stories- By, For and About Children and Teens by Teresa Kelleher

Talking with Young Children about Adoption by Ms. Mary Watkins

Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past by Betsy Keefer and Jayne E Schooler

Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past by Betsy Keefer

The Attachment Connection: Parenting a Secure and Confident Child Using the Science of Attachment Theory by Ruth Newton PhD

The Connected Child by Dr. Karyn Purvis 

The Family of Adoption by Joyce Maguire Pavao

The Open Adoption Experience - A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families by Lois Ruskai Melina

The Open Adoption Experience - A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families by Lois Ruskai Melina

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Newton Verrier

The Whole Life Adoption Book: Realistic Advice for Building a Healthy Adoptive Family by Jayne E Schooler

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge

Two Empty Bedrooms, One Woman's Journey of Frustration, Hope and Joy Through Foster Parenting and Adoption

Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families (Experience the Life) by Jayne E Schooler 

 

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH: 

Adoption Is for Always: A Concept Bookby Linda Walvoord Girard

Did My First Mother Love Me?: A Story for an Adopted Child by Kathryn Ann Miller

Families Change: A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights by Julie Nelson

Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children by Sherrie Eldridge

God Found Us Youby Lisa Bergren

Happy Adoption Day!  by John McCutcheon

How I was Adopted by Joanna Cole

I Don't Have Your Eyesby Carrie A. Kitze

I wished for you- An adoption story - Marianne Richmond

Let's Talk About It : Adoption by Fred Rogers

Megan's Birthday Tree: A Story about Open Adoption by Laurie Lears and Bill Farnsworth

My Adopted Child, There's No One Like You (Birth Order Books) by Dr. Kevin Leman

Rain Forest Girl: More Than an Adoption Story by Chalise Miner

Red in the Flower Bed: An Illustrated Children's Story about Interracial Adoption by Andrea Nepa

Rosie’s Family: An Adoption Story – Lori Rosove

Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale by Karen Henry Clark

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Bornby Jamie Lee Curtis

The Day We Met by Phoebe Koehler

We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Familiesby Todd Parr

We See the Moon by Carrie A. Kitze

Welcome Home, Forever Child: A Celebration of Children Adopted as Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Beyond by Christine Mitchell

What is Adoption? Helping non-adopted children understand adoption

Where's Home - Gabrielle Israelievitch

You Are My Wish Come True by Marianne Richmond

You are my Wish Come True by Marianne Richmond

Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children by Geraldine Molettiere Blomquist