Written Resources for Adopted Children

Books for Toddlers/Kids

Little Miss Spider by David Kirk

Yes, I'm Adopted! by Sharlie Zinniger

The Day We Met You (Aladdin Picture Books) by Phoebe Koehler

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis

We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families by Todd Parr

A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza

All Bears Need Love by Tanya Valentine

The Mulberry Bird by Anne Braff Brodzinsky

ABC, Adoption & Me - a Multi-cultural Picture Book for Adoptive Families by Gayle Swift

A Blessing from Above (Little Golden Book) by Pattie Henderson

I Wished for You by Marianne Richmond

Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You by Nancy Tillman

My New Family: A First Look at Adoption (A First Look at...Series) by Pat Thomas

How I Became a Big Brother by Dave Moore

God Found Us You (HarperBlessings) by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Rosie's Family; An adoption Story by Lori Rosove

Shades of People by Sheila Kelly

Searching for the You We Adore by Valerie Westfall

Motherbridge of Love by Xinran

Sweet Moon Baby Karen by Henry Clark

Elfa and the Box of Memories by BAAF

Star of the Week by Darlene Freidman

Red in the Flower Bed

Oliver: A Story About Adoption by Lois June Wickstrom

Me and My Familyby BAAF

I Don't Have Your Eyes by Carrie Kitze

The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale by Grace Lin


A Family for Eve by Kristin Struck

Finding a Family for Tommy by BAAF


Books for Tweens/Teens

All about Adoption: How Families Are Made & How Kids Feel about It by Dr. Marc Nemiroff

Why Was I Adopted? by Carole Livingston

Let's Talk About It: Adoption (Mr. Rogers) by Fred Rogers

Families Change: A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights (Kids Are Important Series) by Julie Nelson

Pieces of Me: Who do I Want to Be by Robert Ballard

Adoption is for Always by Linda Girard

Molly By Any Other Name by Jean Davies Okimoto

Who Am I? And Other Questions of Adopted Kids by Charlene Gianetti

The Ocean Within by VM Caldwell

Did My First Mother Love Me? by Kathryn Anne Miller