Some of the best adoption books for children.
Are you looking for books that will help your child cope with adoption? Are you looking for ways to integrate adoption into your reading time? Are you looking for a book list to share with others? Check out this list of books shared from our home and recommended by our social worker!
As part of our adoption training we were required to look for books for both our own children and our soon-to-be child. These are many of the books that we found plus many that were recommended to us by our social worker.
If you want to know more about our adoption journey, check it out here.
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If you are looking for books to share with your children to facilitate conversations around adoption or foster care, check these out
Right off the bat, you are thinking: “wait, this isn’t a book.” You are right, but it is as important to talk to your child about adoption as it is to listen to their thoughts. Sometimes a journal where your child can express himself or herself through pictures, drawings, or sketches might be one way to connect with your child about adoption.
A transition to stability and discipline. This book helps children understand authority in their home.
Build trust and listening skills with this book!
Talk to your child about loss and grief. This book will give you a tangible way to express that grief in a memory box.
A book to build a child’s trust in his or her parents so that parents can be the authority!
Empower your child to succeed with Redo Roo’s replacements for discipline.
This book will help teach your child the importance of showing respect and trusting adults.
Use the story of a transplanted seedling to help a child understand adoption.
A classic message of boundless love for our children!
You will love this sweet and inspiring story about sharing your child’s adoption story.
Celebrate the difference between the members in your family!
12. The Mulberry Bird.
A book to help children understand the difficult questions surrounding placement.
This sweet companion to “God Gave Us You,” is a book describing how adoption makes a family!
Song book to help celebrate your child’s adoption day!
A story for children to adjust to a new home while still having memories of their prior home or homes.
Talk through many of your child’s common adoption questions with the help of this book.
Tony Dungy’s precious book about how an adopted child was loved long before he joined his family!
A rhyming adoption celebration for your children!
How one mother describes her love for her adopted child!
A baby bird sets out to find his mother regardless of whether they look alike!
If you are looking for adoption books for parents and adults, check the list out here!