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A Most Unusual Day Cover Image
By Sydra Mallery, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062364302
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 10th, 2018

Something rather extraordinary is happening in Caroline’s life today . . . her family is adopting a new baby sister! A warm and loving story about school, family, siblings, and adoption, for anyone eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new sibling.


Just Right Family: An Adoption Story Cover Image
By Silvia Lopez, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780807540824
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2018

Meili, who is six years old and adopted from China, learns that her parents are going to adopt a baby from Haiti. Meili isn't happy. Their family is just right as it is. But as Meili begins to accept the idea of a sibling, she realizes the importance of being a big sister and finds that a new addition can be just right for their family too.

Real Sisters Pretend Cover Image
ISBN: 9780884484417
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 10th, 2016

Massachusetts Must Read Title: 17th Annual Mass Book Awards

*CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book*

*CCBC Choices Selection*

We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316016681
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2007

In a kid-friendly, accessible way, this book explores the ways that people can choose to come together to make a family by showing one perspective on the adoption experience.

How I Was Adopted Cover Image
By Joanna Cole, Maxie Chambliss (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780688170554
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Published: HarperCollins - September 28th, 1999

Sam has a joyful story to tell, one completely her own, yet common to millions of families -- the story of how she was adopted. Most of all, it's a story about love. And in the end, Sam's story comes full circle, inviting young readers to share stories of how they were adopted.

How It Feels to Be Adopted Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780394758534
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Published: Knopf - February 12th, 1988

In these wonderfully straightforward accounts of what it means to children to be adopted, nineteen boys and girls, from eight to sixteen years old—and from every social background—confide their feelings about this crucial fact of their lives.

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born Cover Image
By Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780064435819
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Published: HarperCollins - August 29th, 2000

Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell, the New York Times bestselling team behind Today I Feel Silly and I’m Gonna Like Me, bring us a tender and funny picture book for every parent and child. Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born is a special celebration of the love and joy an adopted child creates for a family.

The Family Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316070409
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2010

The Family Book celebrates the love we feel for our families and all the different varieties they come in. Whether you have two moms or two dads, a big family or a small family, a clean family or a messy one, Todd Parr assures readers that no matter what kind of family you have, every family is special in its own unique way.

Weaving a Family: Untangling Race and Adoption Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807028308
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Published: Beacon Press - May 1st, 2006

Weaving together the sociological, the historical, and the personal, Barbara Katz Rothman looks at the contemporary American family through the lens of race, race through the lens of adoption, and all-race, family, and adoption-within the context of the changing meanings of motherhood.