Home Adoption Resources Ultimate Guide to Popular Adoption Books

Ultimate Guide to Popular Adoption Books

Ultimate Guide to Popular Adoption Books

Adoption Information

Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong
Families by Patricia Irwin Johnston

This is a book that gives
useful adoption information and how adoption can build and strengthen a family.
The book covers adoption information about
adoptions domestically

The Complete Book of
International Adoption: A Step by Step Guide to Finding Your Child by Dawn

A book that contains
well-researched adoption information and an overview of
 adopting a child internationally.

The Adoption Guide by Adoptive
Families Magazine

Provides a detailed
introduction to any family thinking about adopting a child. The resource is printed
yearly to include up-to-date information.

Track Adoption
 by Susan Burns

Provides adoption information
pertaining to procedures involved with adoption, conducting interviews,
consulting with attorneys, and following legal requirements using a results-oriented
approach. It is designed to ease the stress in an emotionally difficult time in
a person’s life.

Books on Parenting After Adoption:

Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

by Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, and Wendy
Lyons Sunshine

An extensive parenting guide
detailing techniques and adoption information for brand new adoption parents,
this book gives techniques specifically on ways to teach your adoptee child
self-awareness and self-esteem.

by Mary Hopkins-Best

This book provides a
comprehensive overview of the early childhood stage of an adopted child from
ages 1 to 3. It explains ways to get the most joy out of raising the child and
how to overcome certain challenges that may arise.

Books on Adoption in Society:

Strangers: Portrayals of Adoption and Foster Care in America, 1850-1929

By Claudia Nelson

This book details the history of adoption from
1850 to 1929

Adoption Nation: How the
Adoption Revolution Is Transforming America

By Adam Pertman

This book covers attitudes that
have been adopted into our society and provides adoption information about how
the role of adoptive families has become broader in society.