Suggested Reading

There are thousands of adoption resources available for families, professionals, and people who were adopted.  The following books have been read and recommended by our staff. 

The names after the title of the books are either the authors or editors. 

The following books have been read and recommended by our staff. 

Preparation for Adoption / Seeking to Adopt

Resources for Professionals

Parenting Children Who Were Adopted

Transracial Adoption

  • The Bean Trees; Kingsolver, Barbara
  • Black Baby, White Hands; John, Jaiya
  • Hidden Heritage: The Story of Paul LaRoche; Marshak, Barbara
  • Inside Transracial Adoption; Steinberg, Gail; Hall, Beth
  • Keys to Parenting an Adopted Child; Lancaster, Kathy
  • Somebody's Someone; Louise, Regina
  • Transracial and Interracial Adoptees: The Adolescent Years; McRoy Ruth G; Zurcher, Louis A.

Special Needs Adoption

Search and Reunion

Children’s / Teens' Books

Memoirs / Stories

International Adoption