Explaining Domestic Adoptionby AF Editors
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Q: How can our close friends explain our domestic adoption of a five-year-old to their young children, ages three to six?
A: Here are two suggestions for helpful books:
- What Is Adoption? Helping Non-adopted Children Understand Adoption, by Sofie Stergianis and Rita McDowall
- How I Was Adopted, by Joanna Cole
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