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Suggested Book List

This book list is a "suggested" book list which contains titles of books relating to parenting the adopted child or educating your child about their adoption experience. You can order these or other books directly from Barnes and Noble.

The Day We Met You, by Pheobe Koehler
Happy Adoption Day, by John McCutcheon
Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born, by Jamie Lee Curtis and David Nichtern
Meanwhile Back at the Ranch, by Trinka Hakes Noble
Allison, by Allen Say
Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies, by Ann Warren Turner
Our Baby from China: An Adoption Story, by Nancy D'Antonio
An Mei's Strange and Wondrous Journey, by Stephan Molnar-Fenton
Horace, by Holly Keller
Seeds of Love: For Brothers and Sisters and International Adoption, by Mary Ebejeer Petertyl
Abby, by Jeanette Franklin Caines
Beginnings: How Families Come to Be, by Virginia L. Kroll
Adopted and Loved Forever, by Annetta E. Dellinger
Adopted Like Me, by Jeffrey R. LaCure
Let's Talk About it: Adoption, by Fred Rogers
One Wonderful You, by Francie Portnoy
A Koala for Katie: An Adoption Story, by Jonathan London
Zachary's New Home: a Story for Foster and Adopted Children, by Geraldine Molettiere and Paul B. Blomquist
Pablo's Tree, by Pat Mora
Dounia, by Natacha Karvoskaia and Zidrou
Lucy's Feet, by Stephanie Stein
There ARE Babies to Adopt, Christina Ademec
Adoption Choices: a Guidebook to National and International Adoption Resources Independent Adoption Manual: from Beginning to Baby, by Laura Beauvois-Godwin
Adoption: Parenthood without Pregnancy, by Charlene Canapel
Beyond Infertility: the New Paths to Parenthood, by Susan Cooper and Ellen S. Glazer
Without Child: Experiencing and Resolving Infertility, by Ellen S. Glazer
Adopting the Older Child, by Claudia Jewett
Adopting after Infertility, by Patricia Irwin Johnston
Why Don't You Have Kids? Living a Full Life without Parenthood, by Leslie La Fayette
Keys to Adopting a Child, by Kathy Lancaster
Open Adoption: a Caring Option, by Jeanne W. Lindsay
Handbook for Single Adoptive Parents, by Hope Marindin
Open Adoption Experience, by Lois Ruskai McLina
Raising Adopted Children: A Manual for Adoptive Parents, by Lois Ruskai McLina
Private Adoption Handbook: the Complete Step-by-step Guide to Independently Adopting a Baby, by Stanley Michelman
Foster Care, by Nancy Millichap
National Adoption Directory, by National Adoption Information Center
Adoption Factbook: United States Data, Issues, Regulations, and Resources, National Center for Adoption
Breastfeeding the Adopted Baby, by Debra S. Peterson
Adopting your Child: Options, Answers and Actions, by Nancy T. Reynolds
Whole Life Adoption Book, by Jayne E. Schooler
The Layman's Law Guide to Adoption: a Legal Guide for Birth and Adoptive Parents, by Kelly Allen Sifferman
To Love a Child, by Marianne Takas and Edward Warner
Dear Birth Mother, by Kathleen Sibler and Phylis Speedlin

The following books all deal with multi-racial or transracial families:

Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness-Memoir of a White Mother of Black sons, by Jane Lazarre
Of Many Colors-Portraits of Multiracial Families, by Peggy Giilespie and Gig Kaeser
Different and Wonderful: Raising Black Children in a Race-Conscious Society, by Dr. Darlene Hopson and Dr. Derek Hopson
Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother, by Jana Wolff
Forty Ways to Raise a Non-racist Child, by Barbara Mathias and Mary Ann French
Half-and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural, edited by Claudine Chaiwei O'Hern

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