Book Recommendations

Stories & Insight for Adoptive Parents in Colorado, Oklahoma, and New York

Every adoptive parent and each adopted child has his or her own story. The adoption journey can be a difficult one, but there are many books that can offer insight regarding other adoptive parents’ stories, information on how to deal with adoption from subject experts, parenting tips and strategies, and more. We have compiled a list that can help you in this exciting and challenging time.

In addition to reviewing these books, you can call (303) 756-4673 or contact our Colorado adoption attorneys online for personalized help.

Heartwarming & Helpful Books for Adoptive Parents

Our selection of books (listed in alphabetical order) has been hand-picked to help you find what you need. Click on any title listed below to be redirected to that book.

  • Adopting After Infertility by Patricia Irwin Johnston
    Compassionate and informative, Patricia Irwin Johnston explores the emotional process of dealing with infertility and how adoption can help the loss by building a family.
  • Are Those Kids Yours? by Cheri Register
    A cultural book based upon personal stories of adoptive parents who have children of different cultures and races.
  • Before You Were Mine: Discovering Your Adopted Child’s Lifestory Paperback by Susan TeBos
    An insightful read of how to communicate and explain an adopted child’s background, and how to explain to them in an embracing and navigable way.
  • Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting by Noel Janis-Norton
    A strategical book to overcoming parenting obstacles, Janis-Norton helps those adapt and succeed in parenting.
  • Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits by Myra Alperson
    A wonderful book depicting multicultural traditions within adoptive families. From combining cultures to learning about new ones, Alperson informs those with resources and techniques in her profound book.
  • Growing Up Again by Jean Clarke
    Clarke explains the proper and effective structural way to connect with and raise your child. Addressing many un-answered questions about adoption, this book is informative, dynamic, and a must-read for adoptive parents.
  • Parenting With Love and Logic by Foster Cline
    Comprised of helpful parenting techniques, Parenting with Love and Logic lends its hand to parents who want to raise ethical, responsible, and overall great children.
  • Surrogacy, a Magical Delivery by Tamra Martin
    A comforting and tender tale of an opossum family longing for a baby of their own. When they learn that they are unable to have a baby the conventional way, they embark on a mission to seek out other alternatives.
  • The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis
    A heartwarming book, written to help adoptive parents connect with their children.
  • The Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier
    The psychological aspect of adoption is explained in this educational book. Understanding the adoption triad is a big part of the book – a perfect read for adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents.
  • The Very Kind Koala: A Surrogacy Story for Children
    The Very Kind Koala is a charming picture book for young children that provides an introduction to surrogacy through the simple story of a koala bear and her husband who needed the help of a very kind koala to carry their baby in her pouch.
  • Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge
    Nurturing and bonding are extremely important factors to incorporate into your child’s life. Written by a woman who was adopted, this book explains the fears and issues encompassing adopted children while growing up – and how to solve those issues.
  • Why I’m So Special: A Book about Surrogacy
    This book tackles a very difficult, complicated subject in a sweet, whimsical way. A lighthearted picture book on surrogacy.

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