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Adoption in the movies: a group of people at a theater

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

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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Birthmarks: Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America

[Book Review] Birthmarks: Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America

Birthmarks: Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America, by Sandra Patton, is a multilayered synthesis of interviews conducted with 22 transracial adoptees. Read more!

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Favorite Reads of 2013

Many new books with adoption storylines or themes were published in 2013. Here are your favorites, for parents and children, with our picks added to the list.

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Adoption expert Lois Melina on talking with adopted children about unknown birth family information

When They Just Don’t Get It

The world knows a lot more about adoption these days, but not enough. It's our job to keep chipping away at society's biases, for the sake of our kids.

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A family formed through gay adoption

The Dream of a Family

All kinds of couples, even LGBT couples, are turning to adoption to build their forever families.

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Books about adoption: The Child Catchers

[Book Review] The Child Catchers

An Adoptive Families reader reviews The Child Catchers, by Kathryn Joyce, a book revealing how religion and finances have affected international adoption.

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A boy with a bike, representing No Biking in the House without a Helmet

[Book Excerpt] No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

Melissa Fay Greene flawlessly captures the journey of building a family through adoption in this heartwarming memoir.

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White adoptive parents in a multiracial family

“Embracing Differences”

Why should I try to make my son feel 'the same'? Why shouldn’t I learn to be more like him?

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The creator of Outside Looking In with his family

Transracial Adoption: A History in Black & White

What have we learned over 30 years—and what are we doing now to offer our children a better understanding of who they are?

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