This book follows a little girl as she and her family prepare for a new child. It shows the girl’s mother flying off to Korea, meeting the new baby, and bringing her home. It’s an utterly simple, sweet, and child-centric look at the adoption process. This is perfect for children who are about to become older siblings.
This is a children’s picture book that talks about the process of adoption from China. It shows the steps from the adoption agency paperwork, to interviews, to approval and finally being able to travel to China.
This is a true story about life in a Saigon orphanage, a rescue flight from Vietnam to Canada, and international adoption. It tells the story of the last Canadian airlift operation that left Saigon during the Vietnam War. Using personal interviews and archive photos, an adoptee’s journey with adoption becomes an emotional and suspenseful read.
This is a fictitious story about a young girl, Carlie, and her journey through foster care. She befriends the other children that she shares a foster home with and they all learn that they can take control of their own lives. Some themes of this book include perseverance, courageousness, and growing up.
This is a classic, fictitious story about a young orphan who runs away to live with a group of pickpockets. Dickens created an entirely new kind of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a cruel society, and pervaded by a sense of threat and mystery. The book explores themes including bravery, honesty, family, and gratitude.