Children’s Books About Adoption : Helpful books to read to your adopted child

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Here’s some recommended reading for an adopted child:

Abby by Jeannette Caines
This is the story of Abby’s interactions within her adopted family, especially with her brother Kevin who initially gives her a hard time. She is part of a warm and loving black family living in a city apartment.

Adoption Is for Always by Linda Walvoord Girard
A 5-year-old girl, Celia, knows she is adopted. But she is confused and angry, and her parents must deal with her many questions in an honest and loving way.

The Adopted One: An Open Family Book for Parents and Children Together by Sara Bonnett Stein
This photo essay has a text for both adults and children.

See the Complete List of Books on Adoption by Parents