Books About Adoption

Visitors to the Fire Escape sometimes ask about good books for internationally adopted kids. Here are some places on the web to find excellent lists and reviews:And for a top-notch resource for adoptive parents, I highly recommend Adoption Parenting, edited by Jean Macleod and Sheena Macrae (EMK Press, 2006). In this "toolbox," over a hundred contributors, including adoptees, share practical advice about parenting an adopted child. Definitely a gift worth giving at a baby shower for waiting parents. Tune in tomorrow for reviews of a beautiful picture book about what that wait is like and a hilarious forthcoming novel about international adoption ...

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