Cosby, E.T. (2000). “A” is for adopted. Tempe, AZ: SWAK-Pak. “A” Is for Adopted is a great bedtime alphabet book that matches each letter to the joys of adoption, such as “I” is for inspiration and “V” is for victory. Each letter is accompanied by a brief poem and a cute, colorful illustration.
D'Antonio, N. (1997). Our baby from China: An adoption story. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman. Our Baby from China tells the true adoption story of Ariela Xiangwei. The journey is accompanied by actual photos of the people and places involved in the process.
Durrant, J. (1999). Never never never will she stop loving you. St. George, UT: JoBiz. Never Never Never Will She Stop Loving You shares the story of Annie, a young birth mother who realized adoption was best for her child. The story helps adoptive children understand that they were, and are still, loved by their birth mothers.
Keller, H. (1991). Horace. New York: Mulberry. Horace tells of a leopard son adopted by tiger parents. Horace loves his family, but he wonders if he really belongs, so he runs away. When his parents find him, Horace realizes they are truly a family despite their differences.
Koh, F.M. (2000). A China adoption story: Mommy, why do we look different? Minneapolis, MN: EastWest. Laura Shu-Mei knows that she is