Saturday, September 16, 2006

Adoption Titles



I have been asked a few times lately for titles of books dealing with adoption. I put together a list - ones I have read (some I haven't). I will post it here for all to peruse!! The first section are adult titles and the second section are books on adoption for kids/siblings, etc. Enjoy!!




Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew (Paperback) *by Sherrie Eldridge

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents (Hardcover) *by Deborah D. Gray

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft (Paperback) *by Mary Hopkins-Best

Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son: Abandonment, Adoption, and Orphanage Care in China (Hardcover) *by Kay Ann Johnson, Amy Klatzkin

Cross-Cultural Adoption: How to Answer Questions from Family, Friends, and Community
by Amy Coughlin, Caryn Abramowitz,

Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past *
by Karin Evans

The Chinese Adoption Handbook
by John H. MacLean

A Treasury of Adoption Miracles: True Stories of God's Presence Today
by Karen Kingsbury *

Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution Is Transforming America
by Adam Pertman *

Raising Adopted Children: Practical Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent
by Lois Ruskai Melina

Life Books: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child
by Beth O'Malley *

Adoption Lifebook: A Bridge to Your Child's Beginnings, a Workbook for International Adoptive Familes
by Cindy Probst

Love in the Driest Season: A Family Memoir
by Neely Tucker *

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

Adoption Is Another Word for Love (Charming Petites Series)
by Nancy McGuire Roche (Editor), Heather Zschock (Designed by) (Pictures and quotes)

Real Parents, Real Children: Parenting the Adopted Child
by Holly Van Gulden, Gulden Holly Van, Lisa M. Bartels-Rabb, Lisa M. Bartels-Rabb

A Love Like No Other
by Pamela Kruger (Editor), Jill Smolowe

Digging to America
by Anne Tyler (Fiction) *

A Passage to the Heart: Writings from Families with Children from China
by Amy Klatzkin (Editor) *

Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A SourceBook for Multicultural Families
by Myra Alperson

Becoming a Family: Promoting Healthy Attachments with Your Adopted Child
by Lark Eshleman

Twenty Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make
by Sherrie Eldridge

The Waiting Child: How the Faith and Love of One Orphan Saved the Life of Another
by Cindy Champnella *

Born in Our Hearts: Stories of Adoption
by Filis Casey *

Transnational Adoption: A Cultural Economy of Race, Gender, and Kinship
by Sara K. Dorow *

Truly Yours: Thoughts on the Miracle of Adoption
by Laura Dail, Patty Rice (Editor)

Daughter from Afar: A Family's International Adoption Story
by Sarah L. Woodard

Adopting a Toddler
by Denise Harris Hoppenhauer

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

The Nanchang Diary: The Adoption of Victoria Santina Huang He Ping Tartivita
by Carmelo Tartivita

Meeting Sophie: A Memoir of Adoption
by Nancy McCabe

Beyond Good Intentions: A Mother Reflects on Raising Internationally Adopted Children
by Cheri Register


FOR KIDS:

The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption
by Jean Davies Okimoto, Elaine Mei Aoki, Meilo So (Illustrator) *

Happy Adoption Day!
by John McCutcheon, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator) *

Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale
by Karen Katz *

I Love You like Crazy Cakes
by Rose A. Lewis, Jane Dyer (Illustrator) *

My Mei Mei
by Ed Young, Ed Young (Illustrator) *

When You Were Born in China: A Memory Book for Children Adopted from China
by Sara Dorow, Stephen Wunrow (Photographer), Stephen Wunrow (Photographer) *

Guji Guji
by Chih-Yuan Chen, Chih-Yuan Chen (Illustrator)

Mommy Far, Mommy Near: An Adoption Story
by Carol Antoinette Peacock, Carol Antoinette Antoinette Peacock, Shawn Costello Brownell (Illustrator), Shawn Brownell (Illustrator)

The Red Blanket
by Eliza Thomas, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator) *

Lamb-A-Roo
by Diana Kimpton, Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)

Waiting for May
by Janet Morgan Stoeke, Janet Morgan Stoeke (Illustrator) *

Shaoey and Dot: Bug Meets Bundle
by Steven Curtis Chapman, Mary Beth Chapman, Jim Chapman (Illustrator) *

Shoey and Dot: A Thunder and Lightning Bug Story
by Mary Beth Chapman, Steven Curtis Chapman, Jim Chapman (Illustrator) *

Shaoey & Dot: A Christmas Miracle
by Mary Beth Chapman, Steven Curtis Chapman, Steven Curtis Chapman, Jim Chapman (Illustrator) *

Golden Egg: A Story about Adoption
by Jenny Thrasher, Phil Thrasher, Illustrations Enroc Illustrations (Illustrator)

Over Land and Sea: A Story of International Adoption
by Steven L. Layne, Jan Bower (Illustrator) *

You're Not My Real Mother!
by Molly Friedrich, Christy Hale (Illustrator)

My Family Is Forever
by Nancy Carlson, Nancy Carlson (Illustrator) *

Allison ~
by Allen Say *

Jin Woo
by Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator) (Korean adoption with older sibling at home) *

Emma's Story
by Deborah Hodge, Song Nan Zhang (Illustrator)

Just Add One Chinese Sister
by Patricia McMahon, Conor Clarke McCarthy, Karen A. Jerome (Illustrator) *

A Child Is A Child ~
by Brigitte Weninger, Eve Tharlet (Illustrator)

Finding Joy ~
by Marion Coste, Yong Chen (Illustrator)

Horace
by Holly Keller, Holly Keller (Illustrator) *

Nikolai, The Only Bear
by Barbara M. Joosse, Renata Liwska (Illustrator) *

Sisters
by Judith Caseley, Judith Caseley (Illustrator)

Three Names of Me ~
by Mary Cummings, Lin Wang (Illustrator)



* after means I have read.

1 comment:

Stefanie said...

Thank you so much for posting this! I'll look forward to reading some of these books and buying a few more for Sophia. Although she already as several, there were quite a few new titles! Three cheers for the Library Queen! :)

When you are harvesting your crops and forget to bring in a bundle of grain from your field, don't go back to get it. Leave it for the foreigners, orphans and widows. Then the LORD your God will bless you in all you do.
~Deuteronomy 24:19

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