A versatile tool to help adoptees work through feelings and find their voice.
A children's book celebrating the love that bonds LGBT families, told from the perspective of an adopted child.
AF's editors review The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself, a story to help teach adoptive children that it's OK to let their defenses down and trust.
While not overtly an adoption story, Wish, by Matthew Cordell can help a child understand how his parents hoped and dreamed for his arrival.
Madeleine Melcher encourages parents to support their children anyway they can.
This debut novel by a Korean adoptee explores love, loss, and finding yourself across the world.
Author Tom LaMarr and his wife thought they had plenty of time to have a kid — until they didn't.
In this memoir, Mary Anna King details her complex relationship with her mother, her siblings, and the grandparents who adopted her.
A beautiful, well-written, and heart-piercing memoir about what it means to be a birth mother.
Lost Daughters, a collaborative writing project focused on female adoptees, has added another gem to their collection.
Author Claude Knobler shares valuable lessons he learned after adopting his son from Ethiopia.
Published nearly ten years after her debut memoir, Three More Words offers a closer look at Ashley Rhodes-Courter's tumultuous journey through foster care.
Everything You Ever Wanted is a touching reflection on infertility, adoption, and the duality of feeling "wanted" and "unwanted" as an adopted child.
Rhonda Roorda delivers another masterpiece to her "In Their Voices" series.
An elephant named Hope guides young children through adoption's big questions in this delightful book.
Adoptees write letters to other adoptees, exploring the unique feelings that only one who was adopted could understand.
Paloma the Possible is a heartwarming collaged book, encouraging the most common questions adoptees have.
Kristin Harmel skillfully tackles love, loss, and the power of communication in this moving novel.
Kathryn Ma's ambitious debut novel about a Chinese girl adopted by a Chinese-American family tackles race, identity, and "luck."
Need something to add to your reading list? Check out our editor-curated list of the most noteworthy books about adoption from 2015.