Adoption and Foster Care Memoirs Written by Adoptive Parents and Care Givers

Recommended Reads

Essential books recommended by the Coalition  for foster and adoptive families, plus  anyone else who can benefit from a greater understanding of adoption and foster care.

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Are We There Yet?: Adopting and Raising 22 Kids!

Beneath a Tall Tree

Building a Bridge: Stories about Connections Between Parents and Foster Parents

Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island

Wanting a Child

“I’m Not Broken Just A Little Twisted” (Scenes through the mind of a foster child)

Ithaka: A Daughter’s Memoir of Being Found

Somebody’s Someone

Be My Baby

Tender Mercies: Inside the World of a Child Abuse Investigator

Life for Me Ain’t Been No Crystal Stair: One Family’s Passage Through the Child Welfare System

Pieces of Me: Who do I Want to Be

Jesus Land: A Memoir

Three Little Words: A Memoir

Black Baby White Hands: A View from the Crib



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