Child Mind Institute: “Trauma & Grief”

This webpage features countless articles about the basics of recognizing and addressing trauma in children. It includes topics like the effects, causes, and treatments of…

Beynd the Golden Rule

This illustrated book serves as a parent’s guide to preventing and responding to prejudice. This book explores how to discuss racism and tolerance depending on…

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

This is a children’s book that tells the story of a woman who travels to China to adopt a baby girl. It’s based on the…

The Red Blanket

This is the story of the author’s journey to China to adopt a baby girl. It’s a heartwarming adoption story that reveals the challenges, as…

Adopted (2008)

This tells the story of two adoptees and their families. One family is a couple excitedly preparing for the adoption of a baby girl. The…

Approved for Adoption (2012)

An animated film about a Korean adoptee joining a Belgium family and his return to his birth country. The story follows him over the course…

First Person Plural (2000)

A documentary about an 8-year old girl who was adopted by an American family. She later discovers that she has a birth family in Korea.…

Searching for Go-Hyang (1998)

A film about twin sisters who are adopted into the US, but return back to Korea 14 years later. They hope to explore and reconnect…

Blue Bayou (2021)

A movie about a Korean adoptee raised in Louisiana. He struggles to make a better life for his family. However, he must confront his past…

Off and Running (2009)

A movie about an African-American adoptee with white, Jewish lesbians parents and two other adopted siblings beginning to become more curious about their roots. Her…

Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker is a multimedia phenomenon leading discussions about race, class, and identity. She was adopted from foster care to a white family, and grew…

Twin Sisters (2013)

This heartwarming documentary is about twin sisters who are adopted by different families. They find their way back to each other via social media. This…

White Sugar Brown Sugar

A blog by a mom about her adopted children. She doesn’t disclose their names or faces out of respect and describes her adoptions as domestic,…

Rhonda M. Roorda, MA

Rhonda is a transracial adoptee from New York. She is an author and public speaker and her work focuses on her identity as a Black…