Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents. Unlike guardianship or other systems designed for the care of the young, adoption is intended to effect a permanent change in status and as such requires societal recognition, either through legal or religious sanction. ...more

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The Nature of Small Birds
Little Fires Everywhere
Before We Were Yours
The Orphan Collector
The Perfect Child
You Have a Match
The Memory Watcher
The Kindest Lie
The Leavers
The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family
The Glass House
The War I Finally Won (The War That Saved My Life, #2)
The Girl in the Letter
The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family
Orphan Train
All You Can Ever Know
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
Before We Were Yours
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Little Fires Everywhere
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
The Primal Wound: Understanding The Adopted Child
Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches
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Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
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The Language of Flowers
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Adoption Via Abduction
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Adoption Books for Kiddos
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Separated At Birth
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I believe one of the most sacrificial acts of love adoptive parents can do is to give up their preconceptions and agendas about what their child's views "should" be and be open to hear the conflicting emotions and thoughts their child often experiences. ...more
Sherrie Eldridge, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

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Since I was five, I've known that I was adopted, which is a politically correct term for being clueless about one's own origins. ...more
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