For little ones, however, this is still an appropriate first book about adoption as it reassures them of the love of their adoptive parents.
Waiting for May by Janet Morgan Stoeke. A young boy eagerly awaits the arrival of his new baby sister from China. Waiting for May follows the long adoption process until the boy finally meets his sister and is the first to make her smile. Simple text and colourful illustrations make this a good book to read with preschool children. Motherbridge of Love by Xinran. Most picture books about adoption only mention the birth parents briefly but this beautiful book gives them the space they deserve and the child needs. I would recommend this book to any adoptive family! It celebrates the blessing of family and addresses the difficult issues as well.
Exuberant illustrations depict a wide range of families. Includes a parent guide. Just Really Joseph is a warm-hearted and reassuring story that follows a day in the life of two young brothers, one of them being adopted.
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Is That Your Sister? Is that your Sister? This week Cassidy-Li will be Star of the Week at school! Sometimes I miss them. With realistic text and illustrations, Star of the Week is an adoption book that addresses the feeling of loss, too. Finding Joy by Marion Coste. No room for girls. Families Change reassures them that they can remember and value their birth family and love their new family, too. Straightforward words and full-colour illustrations offer hope and support for children experiencing change. Includes resources and information for birth parents, foster parents, social workers, counselors, and teachers.
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Sisters by Judith Caseley. Kika has just been adopted. Everything is new to her and she feels worried and a bit scared. Melissa is excited to have a new sister she can share all the fun stuff with. Just like any other family Marmee, Meema and their three adopted kids like to cuddle, cook and dance together.
All about Adoption is a book for older children who already understand the basic concept of adoption. It provides a deeper understanding of how the adoption process works and the feelings children have about being adopted. The book focuses mostly on situations where the birth parents chose to place their children for adoption for various reasons and is therefore not suitable for children who have been removed from their birth parents due to abuse and neglect. An empowering book that is a great starting point for discussing adoption in families or at school. This brightly illustrated book gives words to the feelings many adopted children experience at one point or another.
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I would have loved some mention of the birth mother being a real mother, too, though. Why was I adopted? What was it like where I was born? How did you find me?
Children of different backgrounds tell their adoption stories in simple words, covering domestic as well as international adoption. With straightforward text and dynamic photographs, this is a reassuring book that demystifies adoption for young children. Star-Wars-loving fourth-grader Jazzy yearns to fit in. Loved and supported by both her birth and adoptive families, Jazzy tries to figure out what makes her amazing.
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