Adoption Resources: News, Webinars, Book Reviews, and More


Below, you’ll find a mix of helpful adoption resources, including expert webinars, adoption book reviews, news updates, and more.

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[Book Review] Families

[Book Review] Families

Kay Marner reviews Families, a book by Susan Kuklin, that captures the diversity of American families in photo-essay form.

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[Book Review] Faraway Home

When Desta's father decides its time to go back to Ethiopia, she learns how different his life was from her comfortable life in America.

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[Book Review] The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander

An adoptive mom and teacher reviews The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander, a book about how parents and teachers can recognize and help break the cycle of bullying.

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Combating Bullying with Books

Children's literature can be particularly helpful in opening up conversations on difficult topics. An adoptive mom reviews four books about bullying.

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[Book Review] Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens

Originally conceived and written as a guide for therapists working with adopted adolescents, Beneath the Mask is a valuable resource for parents.

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[Book Review] The English American

Alison Larkin's semi-autobiographical novel centers on an adoptee — raised in England, but born in America. Read the review, here.

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[Book Review] In Their Own Voices

In this collection of candid interviews, adoptees shed light on the complex and controversial topic of transracial adoption by sharing their own experiences.

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Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son Book Review

[Book Review] Wanting a Daughter, Needing a Son

The questions that linger in the mind of most any adopted child are "Why?" "Why couldn't they keep me?" "Why did I have to leave the place where I was born?"

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Celebrating Diversity: Great Reads Featuring Multiracial Families

Children's books featuring kids and adults of diverse backgrounds and ethnicity serve two purposes: They show kids that families "come in all sizes and colors," and they are self-affirming for children of multiracial families. Here are some of our favorites, age by age.

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[Book Review] Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White

A review of a noteworthy book about the changing landscape of race relations in the United States, an important read for anyone parenting a child of Asian descent.

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Adoption in the Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

With this jocular yet telling treatise on adoption in the movies, journalist Susan Avery offers some reviews of popular films to help you decide what's right for your family.

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[Book Review] Yes, You Can Adopt! A Comprehensive Guide to Adoption

Susan Freivalds reviews Yes, You Can Adopt! A Comprehensive Guide to Adoption by Richard Mintzer, a broad overview of the decisions, and processes involved in adopting a child.

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[Book Review] Does Anybody Else Look Like Me?

"Donna Jackson Nakazawa's book offers advice from both parents of children with multiracial or transracial adoption backgrounds, and from the children themselves."

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[Book Review] Raising Adopted Children, Revised Edition

In this classic parenting manual, Melina holds parents hands every step of the way, from announcing your adoption and choosing a pediatrician to surviving the challenges of adolescence.

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