Resources: What All Families Need to Know about Adoptive Families

Web Sites

Adoptive Families This magazine’s Web site includes many resources, including book reviews and information about an annual adoption guide.

Celebrate Adoption Inc. – Includes numerous resources including An Educator’s Guide to Adoption, which has tips on appropriate adoption language.

Perspectives Press – This company publishes books on adoption and infertility and the Web site includes other information.

Books for Children

How It Feels to be Adopted, by Jill Krementz, Knopf, 1982.

A Mother for Choco, by Keiko Kasza, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992.

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born, by Jamie Lee Curtis, HarperCollins, 1996.

Books for Parents

Adoption Is a Family Affair: What Relatives and Friends Must Know, by Patricia Irwin Johnston, Perspectives Press, 2001.

When Friends Ask About Adoption, by Linda Bothun, Swan Publications, 1987.

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