Adoption


Carlson, Nancy. My Family Is Forever. Viking, 2004. A young girl tells how she became part of an adopted family. Being part of a family isn't about who you look like or even where you're born, it's about the special love that binds you together. Ages 3 – 8.

Cole, Joanna. How I Was Adopted. Harper Trophy, c 1999. Excellent background on adoption within the context of a happy energetic child growing up in a happy home. Ages 3 - 6.

Curtis, Jamie Lee. Tell Me again About the Night I Was Born. Harper Collins, c 2000. A little girl begs to hear about the night she was born and then joyously supplies all the details herself. A delightful adoption story. Ages Baby - 5.

Giannetti, Charlene C. Who Am I? And Other Questions of Adopted Kids. Price Stern Sloan, c 1999. Objective and reassuring answers to preteens and teens questions about being adopted. Ages 11 up.

Koehler, Phoebe. The Day We Met You. Aladdin, Reprinted 1997. Mom and Dad recount the exciting day when they adopted their baby. Ages 3-7.

Thomas, Eliza. The Red Blanket. Scholastic Press, 2004. A woman travels to China to adopt four month old Pan Pan. Together they work at becoming a family. Ages 3 – 8.