Adoption Resources: Websites, Guides and Storybooks

Adoption Websites and Links

Positive Adoption Language

Agencies

The Baby Fold

Bethany Christian Services

Holt International

Affording Adoption

Gift of Adoption Fund

Lifesong for Orphans

Show Hope

 

How-To and Information Books

  • The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adopted Family by Karyn Purvis, David Cross and Wendy Sunshine
  • I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World by Marguerite A. Wright
  • Successful Adoption by Natalie Nichols Gillespie
  • Cross-Cultural Adoption by Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz
  • Raising Adopted Children by Lois Ruskai Melina
  • Attaching in Adoption by Deborah D. Gray

 

Adoption Storybooks

  • There Is No Me Without You by Melissa Faye Greene
  • Red In The Flower Bed: An Illustrated Children's Story about Interracial Adoption by Andrea Nepa
  • A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza
  • The Mulberry Bird by Anne Braff Brodzinsky
  • It's Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr
  • Over the Moon by Karen Katz
  • How I Was Adopted by Joanna Cole
  • Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis

Updated with help from Springfield Moms reader Gretchen MacGruder.

 

 

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