Looking for an interesting read? Check out these Adoption and ART related books.
A great way to learn more about the adoption process and child welfare issues we face today is to read the stories of others who have gone through a similar experience and to learn the different perspectives. Below are some great reads that touch on aspects of family building and child welfare, as well as some interesting books for kids that help explain adoption.
BOOKS FOR ADULTS
All You Could Ever Know By Nicole Chung. Memoir, 2018.
The Art Cure By Brigette Mayer. Memoir, 2017.
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Fiction, 2017.
Instant Mom By Nia Vardalos. Memoir, 2014.
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade by Ann Fessler. Nonfiction, 2007.
Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.6 Million Kickback Scheme by William Ecenberger. Nonfiction, 2012.
Little Fires Everywhere By Celeste Ng. Fiction, 2017.
BOOKS FOR KIDS
And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
I Wished For You: An Adoption Story by Marianne Richmond
I’ve Loved You Since Forever by Hoda Kotb
Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis
The Not in Here Story by Tracey Zeeck and David Bizzaro
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