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 private
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
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
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.
Adoption 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.