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Selected Bibliography Of Children's Books About Adoption

  • THE FACE IN THE MIRROR, TEENAGERS TALK ABOUT ADOPTION by Marion Crook
  • THE UGLY DUCKLING, Hans Christian Anderson (L. B. Cauley). Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, New York, 179 (5 to 8 years)
  • THAT'S ONE ORNERY ORPHAN, Patricia Beatty. William Morrow & Company, Inc., New York, 1980. (8 years and over)
  • A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTON, M. Bond. Mifflin Company, Boston, 1958. (5 to 8 years)
  • THE MULBERRY BIRD: STORY OF AN ADOPTION, Anne Braff Brodzinsky. Perspective Press, Fort Wayne, Indiana,1986 (4 to 7)
  • IS THAT YOUR SISTER?, Catherine Bunin and Sherry Bunin. Pantheon Books, New York, 1976. (7 and over)
  • ABBY, Jeannette Caines. Harper & Row, New York, 1973. (3 to 8 years)
  • OUR BABY: A BIRTH AND ADOPTION STORY, Janice Koch. Perspectives Press, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1986. (5 to 8 years) Previously titled Our Adopted Baby
  • ANOTHER MOUSE TO FEED, Robert Kraus. Windmill Wanderer Books, New York, 1980. (4 to 8 years)
  • PIPPI LONGSTOCKING, A. Lindgren. Viking Press, New York, 1950. (9 to 13 years)
  • WHY WAS I ADOPTED:, Carole Livingston. Lyle Stuart, Inc., New Jersey, 1978. (9 and over)
  • ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, L. M. Montgomery. Bantam Books, New York, 1979 (First published in 1908) (11 and older)
  • EDGAR ALLAN, John Neufeld. New American Library, New York, 1968.
  • THE ADOPTION EXPERIENCE, Steven Nickman. Julian Messner, New York, 1985.
  • SO YOU'RE ADOPTED, F. Powledge. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1982.
  • BEING ADOPTED, Maxine B. Rosenberg. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, 1984. (5 to 12 years)
  • LIVING IN TWO WORLDS, Maxine B. Rosenberg. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, 1986. (6 to 14 years)
  • WHY AM I DIFFERENT?, Norma Simon. Albert Whitman & Company, Niles, Illinois, 1976. (4 to 8 years)
  • WE DON'T LOOK LIKE OUR MOM AND DAD, Harriet L. Sobel. Coward-McMann, New York, 1984. (8 to 15 years)
  • AND I'M STUCK WITH JOSEPH, Susan Sommer. Herald Press, Scottsdale, Pennsylvania, 1984. (8 to 12 years)
  • THE ADOPTED ONE: An Open Family Book for Parents and Children Together , Sara B. Stein. Walker and Company, New York, 1979. (3 to 8 years)
  • FAMILIES, Meredith Tax. Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Boston, 1981. (4 to 8 years)
  • SUSAN AND GORDON ADOPT A BABY by Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss, 1992. (2 to 8 years)
  • THE DAY WE MET YOU by Phoebe Koehler, 1990. (0 to 5 years)
  • A FAMILY FOR JAMIE by Suzanne Bloom, 1991. (2 to 8 years)
  • TOGETHER FOREVER: An Adoption Coloring Book, by Sara L.F. Barris and Doryce
    Penn Seltzer, 1977. (2 to 8 years)
  • THE CHOSEN BABY, by Valentina P. Wasson
  • WHERE THE SUN KISSES THE SEA by Susan L. Gabel
  • ZACHARY'S NEW HOME A Story For Foster and Adopted Children, by Geraldine M. Blomquist and Paul Blomquist
  • A FOREVER FAMILY by Roslyn Banish with Jennifer Jordan-Wong
  • THROUGH MOON AND STARS AND STARS AND NIGHT SKIES by Ann Turner
  • BRIAN WAS AOPTED by Doris Sanford
  • HORACE by Holly Keller, 1991. (2 to 8 years)
  • A MOTHER FOR CHOO by Keiko Kasza, 1992. (2 to 8 years)
  • LUCY'S FEET by Stephanie Stein, 1992. (4 to 12 years)
  • CHINESE EYES by Marjorie A. Waybill, 1974 (2 to 8 years)
  • REAL FOR SURE SISTER by Ann Angel
  • AOPTION IS FOR ALWAYS by Linda Walvoord Girardi
  • BECKY'S SPECIAL FAMILY by Kathy Sly
  • "HOW BABIES AND FAMILIES ARE MADE" by Patricia Schaffer
  • "FILLING IN THE BLANKS" by Susan Gabel
  • SUPPORTING AN AOPTION by Pat Holmes
  • WHO IS DAVID? by Evelyn Nerlove
  • ONCE UPON A TIME by Eleanora Patterson
  • MAKING BABIES by Sarah Bonnett Stein (Ages 3 and up)
  • WE ADOPTED YOU BENJAMIN KOO by Linda Walbord Gerard
  • THE BOY WHO WANTED A FAMILY by Shirley Gordon
  • HOW IT FEELS TO BE AOPTED by Jill Krementz
  • GROWING UP AOPTED by Maxine Rosenberg (Lothrop, 1984)

Prepared by the Law Office of MARC WIDELOCK - 1-800-MR-STORK.

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