Adoption, prospective adoptive parents

The Top 8 Best Books For Adoptive Families.

Story time is so vital to a child’s development and introduces them to the magical journey of books. Story time with a child offers positive communication, listening, and memory skills. Not only does it help develop early literacy skills for children but it’s also where bonding and imagination take place between a parent and child. If you are having trouble introducing adoption to your kids, using a book would be a great tool. Here are some books that are a must-have for your adopted child:

  1. We Belong Together by Todd Parr: This is a simple book for little ones to help  them explore the ways people come together to build a family.
  2. A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza: This book is particularly special because it celebrates trans-racial adoptive families through the use of animals.
  3. My New Family: A First Look at Adoption by Pat Thomas: This book helps adopted children understand how fortunate they are to have a loving, adoptive family and how the family is lucky to have them as well 
  4. The Rainbow Egg by Linda Hendricks: This book is distinctly special because it portrays adoption through the birth mother’s perspective.
  5. Birds of a Different Feather by Kelly Wendel: This is a significant reading because it’s a good approach for introducing different ways of adding to a family.
  6. Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children by Sherrie Eldridge: This book explores the feelings of an adopted child and offers ways on how the character coped with her feelings and verbalized them.
  7. All About Me by Lynn Burwash & Cie McMullin: This book was written by two adoptive mothers who offer approaches on helping adopted parents help their young children understand the meaning of what it is to be adopted.
  8. All Families Are Special by Norma Simon: This story explores different types of multicultural families while also addressing adoption.

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