1. We Belong Together:
A Book about Adoption and Families by Todd Parr
This child friendly book is about showing how you can make a loving and welcoming family even when there is not a blood connection.
2. The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade by Ann Fessler
In this novel Ann Fessler tells a story about an untold history. A time when over a million women gave up their children for adoption because of different reasons, mainly because of social pressures and a large family. Over one hundred women tell stories of their accounts in giving away their children in specific details.
3. Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale by Karen Katz
This is another children’s book about a family who has been waiting for a new born child. They are so excited because they cannot wait to finally have this new born in their arms so they can care for and start a family with. They have to travel very far so they can get their bundle of joy.
4. The Kid: What Happened after My Boyfriend and I decided to Go Get Pregnant: An Adoption Story by Dan Savage
This is a story about not your average couple. This couple happens to have
a homosexual relationship. They want to desperately have a family, but of
course this brings about a problem with the uncertainty of gay adoption
in today’s society. The couple is finally presented with an opportunity
to adopt a new born baby in need, but they end up in more than what they
bargained for, considering the struggle to actually be able to gain custody
of the baby.