Posts in category "adoption books for children"

Lyle Finds His Mother: An Adoption Story

Lyle Finds His Mother: An Adoption Story
“I don’t want to go,” K said. I had purchased tickets for the whole family to see a musical adaptation of the story Lyle Finds His Mother.  Performed by Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre, the show had received good reviews, and several friends had recommended it to us. “Lyle is a crocodile who was adopted by a... Read more »

Top Adoption Books and Resources: A Not-To-Be-Missed List of Recommendations

Portrait of an Adoption’s Top Recommended Adoption Books and Additional Resources In this list, you will find a wide variety of nonfiction books representing diverse views and perspectives on adoption – similar in style to my blog’s acclaimed annual series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days – with different titles geared toward adoptees, adoptive parents,... Read more »

Adoption Books For Kids: A Reading List for Children and Teens in Adoptive and Foster Families

Adoption Books For Kids: A Reading List for Children and Teens in Adoptive and Foster Families
Portrait of an Adoption is happy to present this comprehensive list of fiction and nonfiction books that are relevant to adoption and foster care, based on months of careful research.  Children’s books are listed first, followed by Young Adult/Teen books.  Enjoy and please share! FOR CHILDREN: All Bears Need Love by Tanya Valentine.  Baby Brown... Read more »
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All Bears Need Love: Reassuring New Adoption Book for Kids

All Bears Need Love: Reassuring New Adoption Book for Kids
One of the most common questions I receive from adoptive parents is, “Do you have any good book recommendations for our kids?”  It’s a subject near and dear to my heart, for I remember scouring the bookstores for adoption-related picture books when we first adopted our little girl.  I think I read our beloved copies... Read more »

Wrap-up of the 2011 Adoption Portraits guest series

Wrap-up of the 2011 Adoption Portraits guest series
Throughout the month of November (plus one more on December 1st), Portrait of an Adoption hosted a series of guest posts featuring adoption stories from many different viewpoints.  If you have not had a chance to enjoy the stories, click here to link to them. We heard from many of you in the adoption world:... Read more »

Forever Fingerprints

This is the second post in a four-part series that interviews famous adoption author Sherrie Eldridge.  This post includes a discussion of Sherrie’s children’s book, Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery For Adopted Children. CG:  Forever Fingerprints was your first children’s book.  As you learned, writing a book for children is very different from writing for... Read more »
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