REACH offers an extensive collection of adoption related materials including books on adoptive parenting, talking with children and others about adoption, helping children adjust, and relative adoption. Additionally there are books for adopted youth and children, and various DVDs, videos, and other materials. Please call our office at 559.741.7358 and make an appointment to check out items.

Adoptive Parenting

  • 10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day (DVD)
    by Kinship Center
  • 150 Ways To Show Kids You Care
    by Ruth Tasurell
  • 20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
    by Sherrie Eldridge
  • A Love Like No Other: Stories from Adoptive Parents
    by P. Kruger and J. Smolowe
  • A Sensory World (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Adopting and Advocating for the Special Needs Child: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    by L. A. Babb and R. Laws
  • Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four
    by S. Bosco-Ruggiero, G. R. Wassell and V. Groza
  • Adopting on Your Own: The Complete Guide to Adopting as a Single Parent
    by Varon Lee
  • Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong Families
    by Patricia I. Johnson
  • Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections
    by J. MacLeod and S. Macrae
  • Another Place at the Table
    by Kathy Harrison
  • Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
    by Deborah D. Gray
  • Attachment Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children
    by Daniel A. Hughes
  • Attachment Parenting: Developing Connections & Healing Children
    by A. Becker-Weidman & D. Shell
  • Attachment: Why it Matters (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control
    by H. T. Forbes and B. B. Post
  • Born for Love
    by B. D. Perry & M. Svalavits
  • Brainstorm
    by D. J. Siegel
  • Brainstorm
    by Daniel J. Siegel
  • Building Self-Esteem in Children & Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered
    by Sue Cornbluth
  • Children from Hard Places and the Brain (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Discipline (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • Encouragement for the Adoption & Parenting Journey
    by R. Garlinghouse and M. Melcher
  • Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir
    by Jillian Lauren
  • Exposure to Violence and a Child's Developing Brain (DVD)
    by Children Without a Voice USA
  • Families By Choice (Video)
    by Aspira Raising Hope
  • Feelings Flashcards
    by Todd Parr
  • Finding Forever Families (Video)
    by Finding Forever Families
  • Games and Activities for Attaching with your Child
    by Deborah D. Gray
  • Grounded for Life?! Stop Blowing Your Fuse and Start Communicating with Your Teenager
    by Louise F. Tracy
  • Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
    by G. Neufeld and G. Mate
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
    by A. Faber and E. Mazlish
  • How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk
    by A. Faber and E. Mazlish
  • I Love You Rituals
    by Becky A. Bailey
  • Is Anyone in There? Adopting a Wounded Child (Video)
    by The Infant-Parent Institute
  • Keys to Parenting an Adopted Child
    by Kathy Lancaster
  • Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles
    by Mary S. Kurcinka
  • Loving Each One Best: A Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings
    by N. Samalin and C. Whitney
  • Making Sense of Adoption: A Parent's Guide
    by Lois R. Melina
  • Our Own: Adopting and Parenting the Older Child
    by Trish Maskew
  • Parenting From the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You raise Children Who Thrive
    by D. J. Siegel and M. Hartzell
  • Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture
    by Mark Gregston
  • Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
    by G. C. Keck and R. M. Kupecky
  • Parenting Without Distraction
    by Craig Pierce
  • Parenting Your Adopted Older Child: How To Overcome the Unique Challenges and Raise a Happy and Healthy Child
    by Brenda McCreight, Ph.D.
  • Parenting Your Complex Child: Become a Powerful Advocate for the Autistic, Down Syndrome, PDD, Bipolar, or Other Special-Needs Child
    by Peggy L. Morgan
  • Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years
    by Patty Cogen
  • Playful Interaction (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Playful Parenting: An Exciting New Approach to Raising Children that Will Help You -- Nurture Close Connections, Solve Behavior problems, Encourage Confidence
    by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Quality Child Care (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • Raising Adopted Children: Practical, Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent
    by Lois R. Melina
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting
    by J. Gottman, J. Declaire and D. Goleman
  • Ready to Learn (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • Real Parents, Real Children: Parenting the Adopted Child
    by H. Van Gulden and L. M. Bartels-Rabb
  • Reparenting the Child Who Hurts: A Guide to Healing Developmental Trauma and Attachments
    by C. Archer and C. Gordon, C.
  • Rescuing Julia Twice
    by Tina Traster
  • Safe From the Start (Video)
    by Bruce Perry
  • Safe from the Start (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother
    by Jana Wolff
  • Talking to Your Child About Adoption
    by Patricia M. Dorner
  • Talking with Young Children About Adoption
    by M. Watkins and S. Fisher
  • TBRI Connecting Principles Participant Workbook
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • TBRI Correcting Principles Participant Workbook
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • TBRI Empowering Principles Participant Workbook
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • TBRI for Teens (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • TBRI Introduction & Overview Participant Workbook
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child
    by B. Keefer and J. E. Schooler
  • Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past
    by B. Keefer and J. E. Schooler
  • Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits
    by H. F. Neville and D. C. Johnson
  • The Adoptive Parenting Process: A Study of the Experiences of Parents who Adopt Infant Girls from China
    by Nili Luo
  • The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family
    by K. B. Purvis and D. R. Cross
  • The Dark Matter of Love (DVD)
    by Sarah McCarthy
  • The Explosive Child
    by Ross W. Greene
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
    by Ross W. Greene
  • The First Years Last Forever (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • The Post-Adoption Blues: Overcoming the Unforeseen Challenges of Adoption
    by K. J. Foli and J. R. Thompson
  • The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day
    by Dayna Abraham
  • The Whole Brain Child Workbook
    by D.J. Siegel & T. P. Bryson
  • The Whole Life Adoption Book
    by J. E. Schooler and T. C. Atwood
  • Three More Words
    by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
  • Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft
    by Mary Hopkins-Bes
  • Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach
    by H. Glasser and J. Easley
  • Trust-Based Parenting (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
    by Sherrie Eldridge
  • Two Little Girls: A Memoir of Adoption
    by Theresa Reid
  • Understanding Infertility: Insights for Family and Friends
    by Patricia I. Johnston
  • Working with Adoptive Parents: Research, Theory, and Therapeutic Interventions
    by V. M. Brabender and A. E. Fallon
  • Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families
    by J. E. Schooler, B. K. Smalley and T. J. Callahan
  • Your Healthy Baby (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership

Attachment

  • A Safe Place for Caleb
    by Kathleen A. Chara
  • Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
    by Deborah D. Gray
  • Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play: Simple Strategies to Help Build Connections with Your Child
    by Deborah D. Gray
  • Attachment Disorganization
    by J. Solomon and C. C. George, C. C.
  • Attachment Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children
    by Daniel A. Hughes
  • Attachment Parenting: Developing Connections & Healing Children
    by A. Becker-Weidman & D. Shell
  • Attachment Play: How to Solve Children's Behavior Problems with Play, Laughter, and Connection
    by Aletha J. Solter
  • Attachment-Focused Family Therapy
    by Daniel A. Hughes
  • Attachment: Why it Matters (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Attachment: Why it Matters (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Bonding and the Case for Permanence
    by J. Kenny and L. Groves
  • Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples - Part I: Adolescents (Video)
    by Education Institute Kinship Center
  • Empowering, Connecting & Correcting Principles ( TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Games and Activities for Attaching with your Child
    by Deborah D. Gray
  • Handbook of Attachment Interventions
    by Terry M. Levy
  • Healthy Touch: A Healing Families Series (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • I Love You Rituals
    by Becky A. Bailey
  • Playful Interaction (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Playful Interaction: Unlocking the Mysteries of Nurturing Human Relationships (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Rebuilding Attachment with Traumatized Children: Healing from Losses, Violence, Abuse, and Neglect
    by Richard Kagan
  • TBRI for Teens (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • TBRI Overview (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • The Attachment Dance (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • The Dark Matter of Love (DVD)
    by Sarah McCarthy
  • Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play
    by P. B. Booth and A. M. Jernberg
  • Treating Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents
    by Judith A. Cohen
  • Trust Based Parenting SPANISH (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Trust-Based Parenting (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development

Behavior and Discipline

  • 1-2-3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2-12 (Video)
    by Thomas W. Phelan
  • A Sensory World (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • A Sensory World: Making Sense of Sensory Disorders (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Attachment Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children
    by Daniel A. Hughes
  • Attachment Play: How to Solve Children's Behavior Problems with Play, Laughter, and Connection
    by Aletha J. Solter
  • Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control
    by H. T. Forbes and B. B. Post
  • Brainstorm
    by Daniel J. Siegel
  • Building Emotional Intelligence: Practices to Cultivate Inner Resilience in Children: L. Lantieri and D. Goleman
  • Children from Hard Places and the Brain (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Discipline (Video)
    by California Children & Families Partnership
  • Disconnected Kids
    by Robert Melillo
  • Facilitating Behavioral Change (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Feet are not for Kicking
    by Martin Agassi
  • Hands are not for Hitting
    by Martin Agassi
  • Help for Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping Challenging Children in the Classroom
    by Heather T. Forbes
  • More 1-2-3 Magic: Encouraging Good Behavior, Independence and Self - Esteem (Video)
    by Thomas W. Phelan
  • No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
    by D. J. Siegel and T. P. Bryson
  • Playful Interaction (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Positive Discipline : The First Three Years
    by J. Nelsen, C. Erwin and R. A. Duffy
  • Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years -- Raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful
    by J. Nelsen, C. Erwin and R. A. Duffy
  • Sensory Integration (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • TBRI for Teens (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Teeth are not for Biting
    by Martin Agassi
  • Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits
    by H. F. Neville and D. C. Johnson
  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline: Professional Advice for Raising a Well-Behaved Child
    by Carl E. Pickhardt
  • The Explosive Child
    by Ross W. Greene
  • The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder
    by Carol S. Kranowitz
  • The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction
    by C. S. Kranowitz and L. J. Miller
  • Trust-Based Parenting (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Words are not for Hurting
    by Martin Agassi

Books for Children

  • A Family for Leanne
    by S. Griffin-Timberlake and J. Timberlake
  • A Foster-Adoption Story: Angela and Michael's Journey
    by R. M. Kupecky and C. Mitchell
  • A Koala for Katie: An Adoption Story
    by J. London and C. Jabar
  • A Mother for Choco
    by Keiko Kasza
  • A Place in My Heart: Understanding - Bereavement
    by A. Aubrey and P. Barton
  • A Safe Place for Caleb
    by Kathleen A. Chara
  • A Terrible Thing Happened
    by Margaret M. Holmes
  • A Volcano in My Tummy
    by Eliane Whitehouse
  • ABC, Adoption & Me
    by Gayle H. Swift
  • Adoption is for Always
    by L. W. Girard and J. Friedman
  • Alex and the Scary Things
    by Melissa Moses
  • All About Adoption: How Families are Made & How Kids Feel About It
    by M. Nemiroff, J. Annunziata and C. Koeller
  • All Families are Different
    by S. Gordon and V. Cohen
  • All Kinds of Families
    by N. Simon and J. Lasker
  • All the Colors We Are: The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color
    by Katie Kissinger
  • Babushka Baba Yaga
    by Patricia Polacco
  • Baby
    by Patricia MacLachlan
  • Baby Owl Lost her Whoo
    by Cindy R. Lee
  • Becoming Naomi León
    by Pam M. Ryan
  • Bloomability
    by Sharon Creech
  • Borya and the Burps: An Eastern European Adoption Story
    by J. McNamara and D. Majewski
  • Brian Wildsmith's Puzzles
    by Brian Wildsmith
  • Brown Like Me
    by Noelle Lamperti
  • Buddha Boy
    by Kathe Koja
  • Bunnies: Thumper's Shapes
    by Disney
  • Choco Encuentra una Mama
    by Keiko Kasza
  • Con Mi Hermano/With My Brother
    by E. Roe and R. Casilla
  • David's Father
    by R. Munsch and M. Martchenko
  • Did My First Mother Love Me?: A Story for an Adopted Child
    by K. A. Miller and J. Moffett
  • Doggie Doesn't Know "No"!
    by Cindy R. Lee
  • Doña Flor: Un Cuento de una Mujer Gigante con un Gran Corazón
    by P. Mora and R. Colon
  • Double Play at Short
    by Matt Christopher
  • Double-Dip Feelings: Stories to Help Children Understand Emotions
    by B. Cain and A. Patterson
  • Edgar Allan: A Novel
    by John Neufeld
  • Emma's Yucky Brother
    by Jean Little
  • Families Change: A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights
    by Julie Nelson
  • Feet are not for Kicking
    by Martin Agassi
  • Filling in the Blanks: A Guided Look at Growing Up Adopted
    by Susan Gabel
  • Finding the Right Spot: When Kids Can't Live with Their Parents
    by J. Levy and W. Martin
  • For Every Dog an Angel
    by Christine Davis
  • Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children
    by Sherrie Eldridge
  • Go For It!
    by Hulton Getty
  • Goodnight Moon
    by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Grace from China
    by Jacqueline A. Kolosov
  • Grandma's Gone to Live in the Stars
    by Max Haynes
  • Hands are not for Hitting
    by Martin Agassi
  • Hank Zipzer Collection: Niagara Falls, or Does It? I Got a "D" in Salami, Day of the Iguana, The Zippity Zinger
    by H. Winkler and L. Oliver
  • Happy Adoption Day!
    by J. McCutcheon and J. Paschkis
  • Heaven
    by Angela Johnson
  • Help! I've Been Adopted
    by B. McCreight and K. Howard
  • HOLES
    by Louis Sachar
  • Hootah's Baby
    by Joanne Green
  • How I Was Adopted
    by J. Cole and M. Chambliss
  • I Love You, Stinky Face
    by Lisa McCourt
  • I'm Adopted!
    by Shelley Rotner
  • It Looked Like Spilt Milk
    by Charles Shaw
  • It's Okay to Be Different
    by Todd Parr
  • It's Tough to be Gentle: A Dragon's Tale
    by Cindy R. Lee
  • Kelly Bear: Feelings
    by L. Davies and J. Davies
  • Kids Need to be Safe
    by Julie Nelsen
  • Let's Talk about Foster Homes
    by Elizabeth Weitzman
  • Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach
    by J. Rees and A. Burnell
  • Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child
    by Beth O'Malley
  • Little Bunnies Say Goodbye to Birth Mom
    by Sherri Malloy
  • Lola
    by Loufane G. Rosa-Mendoza
  • Love You Forever
    by R. Munsch and S. McGraw
  • Lucy's Family Tree
    by K. H. Schreck and S. Gassler III
  • Mama, Do You Love Me?
    by B. M. Joosse and B. Lavallee
  • Manifest Your Magnificence
    by Susan Howson
  • Me and My Dad
    by Stuart Hample
  • Mommy Far, Mommy Near: An Adoption Story
    by C. A. Peacock and S. C. Brownell
  • Motherbridge of Love
    by Masse X. Xinran
  • My Adopted Child, There's No One Like You
    by K. Leman and K. Leman II
  • My Great Aunt Phibian
    by Sherry Gerstein
  • My Special Someone: A Child's Perspective of Adoption
    by B. Kyle and S. Kyle
  • Ocean Babies
    by NorthWord
  • On Your Mark, Get Set , Goal!! (Game)
    by Childs Work Childs Play
  • One Wonderful You
    by F. Portnoy and T. Higgs
  • Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale
    by Karen Katz
  • Pablo's Tree
    by P. More and C. Lang
  • Rosie's Family: An Adoption Story
    by Lori Rosove
  • Runt
    by V. M. Caldwell
  • Sam's Sister
    by J. C. Bond and D. W. Majewski
  • Sometimes it's Grandmas and Grandpas
    by Gayle Byrne
  • Stick Up For Yourself: Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem
    by G. Kaufman, L. Raphael and P. Espeland
  • Sweet Briar Goes to School
    by K. Wilson and L. Pham
  • Tackylocks and the Three Bears
    by H. Lester and L. Munsinger
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
    by Judy Blume
  • Teeth are not for Biting
    by Martin Agassi
  • Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born
    by Jamie L. Curtis
  • The Best Single Mom in the World: How I was Adopted
    by Mary Zisk
  • The Blue Day Book: A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up
    by Bradley T. Greive
  • The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself
    by Ali Redford
  • The Costume Party
    by Victoria Chess
  • The Day We Met You
    by Phoebe Koehler
  • The Family Book
    by Todd Parr
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins
    by Katherine Paterson
  • The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
    by Lynne Cherry
  • The Hidden World of Fairies
    by Wendy Darling
  • The Invisible String
    by P. Karst and G. Stevenson
  • The Jade Dragon
    by C. Marsden and L. Shin-Mui
  • The Lovables: In the Kingdom of Self-Esteem
    by Diane Loomans
  • The Mulberry Bird: An Adoption Story
    by A. B. Brodzinsky and D. L. Stanley
  • The Penguin and the Fine-Looking Fish
    by Cindy R. Lee
  • The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale
    by Grace Lin
  • The Redo Roo
    by Cindy R. Lee
  • The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day
    by Dayna Abraham
  • The Twelve Gifts of Birth
    by Charlene Costanzo
  • The Visit
    by Latisha S. Herbert
  • The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption
    by E. M. Aoki, J. D. Okimoto and M. So
  • The Whole Me
    by E. K. Baron and M. Goldfire
  • Things Little Kids Need to Know
    by Susan Uhlig
  • Three Names of Me
    by Mary Cummings
  • Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog
    by S. S. Miller and T. Kelley
  • Twice Upon-a-Time: Born and Adopted
    by Eleanora Patterson
  • We Are Adopted
    by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
  • We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families
    by Todd Parr
  • We See the Moon
    by Carrie A. Kitze
  • Wemberly Worried
    by Kevin Henkes
  • When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief
    by Marge Heegaard
  • When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry…
    by Molly Bang
  • Winnie the Pooh: I'm Really Sorry
    by Jamie Simons
  • WISE UP! Powerbook
    by The Center for Adoption Support and Education, Inc. (C.A.S.E.)
  • Wolfie The Bunny
    by Ame Dyckman
  • Words are not for Hurting
    by Martin Agassi
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Practices for Children - Card Deck
    by Jennifer Cohen Harper
  • You're Not My Real Mother!
    by M. Friedrich and C. Hale
  • Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children
    by G. M. Blomquist, P. B. Blomquistand M. Lemieux

Books for Teens

  • "I Wonder..." Teenagers Talk About Being Adopted (Video)
    by FAIR
  • 10 Things: Adopted Teens Speak Out (Video)
    by Education Institute Kinship Center
  • A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life
    by Dana Reinhardt
  • A Ghost at Heart's Edge: Stories and Poems of Adoption
    by S. Ito and T. Cervin
  • A Journey to Hope (Video)
    by Aspiranet REACH
  • A Safe Place for Caleb
    by Kathleen A. Chara
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope
    by Lemony Snicket
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Vile Village
    by L. Snicket and B. Helquist
  • Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)
    by Suzanne B. Slade
  • Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens
    by D. Riley and J. Meeks
  • Brainstorm
    by Daniel J. Siegel
  • Caucasia: A Novel
    by Danzy Senna
  • Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Foster Youth
    by Diane Rene Christian
  • Defiant Teens: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention
    by R. A. Barkley, A. L. Robin and G. H. Edwards
  • Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples - Part I: Adolescents (Video)
    by Education Institute Kinship Center
  • Find a Stranger, Say Goodbye
    by Lois Lowry
  • For When I'm Famous: A Fill in the Blank Teen Life Book
    by Beth O'Malley
  • Forever Lily: An Unexpected Mother's Journey to Adoption in China
    by Beth N. Russell
  • Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the Years of Adolescence
    by N. L. Snyderman and P. Streep
  • GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens
    by Kelly Huegel
  • Grounded for Life?! Stop Blowing Your Fuse and Start Communicating with Your Teenager
    by Louise F. Tracy
  • If You Could See Me Now: A Chronicle of Identity and Adoption
    by Michael Mewshaw
  • Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
    by Lois Lenski
  • It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse
    by William L. Carter
  • Kim/Kimi
    by Hadley Irwin
  • Light a Candle or Curse the Darkness: How to Connect with America's Youth
    by M. A. Morse and J. F. Morse
  • Monsoon Summer
    by Mitali Perkins
  • Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding and Appreciating Their Journeys
    by Gregory C. Keck
  • Patty's Journey: From Orphanage to Adoption and Reunion
    by D. S. Norling and P. F. Clement
  • Pieces of Me: Who Do I Want to Be?
    by Robert L. Ballard
  • Playing Hard at Life: A Relational Approach to Treating Multiply Traumatized Adolescents
    by Etty Cohen
  • Questions Adoptees are Asking
    by Sherrie Eldrige
  • TBRI for Teens (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Teens in Labor (Video)
    by Teens Birth
  • Telling It Like It Is: Foster Youth and Their Struggle for Permanency (Video)
    by California Permanency for Youth Project
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
    by Sean Covey
  • The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
    by Langston Hughes
  • The Face in the Mirror: Teenagers and Adoption
    by Marion Crook
  • The Keys to the Kingdom
    by Garth Nix
  • The Mistress's Daughter: A Memoir
    by A. M. Homes
  • The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day
    by Dayna Abraham
  • The Wanderer
    by Sharon Creech
  • The Whole Brain Child Workbook
    by D.J. Siegel & T. P. Bryson
  • Three Little Words: A Memoir
    by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
  • Three More Words
    by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
  • Tough Guys and Drama Queens: How Not to Get Blindsided by Your Child's Teen Years
    by Mark Gregston
  • Two Moms in My Heart: Teens Write aAbout the Adoption Option
    by Youth Communication
  • Under Our Skin: Kids Talk About Race
    by D. H. Birdseye, R. Crum and T. Birdseye
  • Waiting Teens Talk About Child Specific Recruitment (Video)
    by WE INTERRUPT
  • Walk Two Moons
    by Sharon Creech

Drug Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • Adoption & Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure: Research, Policy, and Practice
    by P. B. Barth, M. Freundlich and D. M. Brodzinsky
  • Handle with Care: Helping Children Prenatally Exposed to Drugs and Alcohol
    by S. F. Villareal, L. Mckinney and M. Quackenbush
  • Infants and Children with Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure: A Guide to Indentification and Intervention
    by Keeta D. Lewis
  • Power Beyond Measure
    by I. J. Chasnoff and R. F. McGourty
  • Providing Hope: Intervention and Treatment Services for Substance Using Moms and Their Babies (Video)
    by Drug Exposed Infant (DEI) planning grant committee
  • The Best I can Be: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Effects
    by L. Kulp and J. Kulp

General Adoption Books

  • 52 Ways to Talk About Adoption
    by CASE Center for Adoption Support & Education
  • A Place to Call Home (Video)
    by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Adoptees Come of Age
    by Ronald J. Nydam
  • Adoption is a Family Affair: What Relatives and Friends Must Know
    by Patricia I. Johnston
  • Adoption Therapy
    by Laura Dennis
  • Adult Adoptee Anthology: Flip the Script
    by Diane Rene Christian
  • Before You Were Mine: Discovering your Adopted Child's Lifestory
    by S. TeBos, C. Woodwyk and S. Eldridge
  • Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self
    by D. M. Brodzinsky, M. D. Schechter and R. M. Henig
  • Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control
    by H. T. Forbes and B. B. Post
  • Building Self-Esteem in Children & Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered
    by Sue Cornbluth
  • Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul: Stories Celebrating Forever Families
    by J. Canfield, M. V. Hansen and L. Thieman
  • Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up
    by Nancy N. Verrier
  • Creating Ceremonies: Innovative Ways to Meet Adoption Challenges
    by C. A. Lieberman and R. K. Bufferd
  • Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Foster Youth
    by Diane Rene Christian
  • Encouragement for the Adoption & Parenting Journey
    by R. Garlinghouse and M. Melcher
  • Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir
    by Jillian Lauren
  • Family Wanted: Stories of Adoption
    by Sara Holloway
  • Filling in the Blanks: A Guided Look at Growing Up Adopted
    by Susan Gabel
  • Finding Forever Families (Video)
    by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Finding Pony
    by Kara Lucas
  • For When I'm Famous: A Fill in the Blank Teen Life Book
    by Beth O'Malley
  • How to Screen Adoptive and Foster Parents: A Workbook for Professionals and Students
    by J. L. Dickerson, M. Allen and D. Pollack
  • Instant Mom
    by Nia Vardalos
  • Journey of the Adopted Self: A Quest for Wholeness
    by Betty J. Lifton
  • Journeys After Adoption
    by Jayne E. Schooler
  • Pathways to Permanence (Video)
    by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Perspectives on a Grafted Tree: Thoughts for Those Touched by Adoption
    by Patricia I. Johnston
  • Pieces of Me: Who Do I Want to Be?
    by Robert L. Ballard
  • Questions Adoptees are Asking
    by Sherrie Eldrige
  • Raising a Sensory Smart Child
    by Lindsey Biel
  • Rescuing Julia Twice
    by Tina Traster
  • Second Time Foster Child
    by Toni Hoy
  • Steps to Stability: Moving Children to a New Home (Video)
    by Education Institute Kinship Center
  • Sweet Grapes: How to Stop Being Infertile and Start Living Again
    by J. W. Carter and M. Carter
  • Taking Charge of Infertility
    by Patricia I. Johnston
  • Talking with Young Children About Adoption
    by M. Watkins and S. Fisher
  • Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child
    by B. Keefer and J. E. Schooler
  • The Family of Adoption
    by Joyce M. Pavao
  • The Whole Life Adoption Book
    by J. E. Schooler & T. Atwood
  • The Whole Life Adoption Book
    by J. E. Schooler and T. C. Atwood
  • The Whole Life Adoption Book: Realistic Advice for Building a Healthy Adoptive Family
    by J. E. Schooler and T. C. Atwood
  • Thicker Than Blood: Bonds of Fantasy and Reality in Adoption
    by S. Akhtar and S. Kramer
  • Three Little Words: A Memoir
    by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
  • Three More Words
    by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
  • Through the Eyes of the Child (Video)
    by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft
    by Mary Hopkins-Bes
  • Twenty Life Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make
    by Sherrie Eldridge
  • Why I Chose You: 100 Reasons Why Adopting You Made Us a Family
    by Gregory E. Lang

Grief and Loss

  • A Place in My Heart: Understanding - Bereavement
    by A. Aubrey and P. Barton
  • Adoption Healing: A Path to Recovery
    by J. Soll and K. W. Buterbaugh
  • Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief
    by Pauline Boss
  • Experiencing Infertility An Essential Resource
    by Deb Peoples, MSW and Harriette Rovner Ferguson, CSW
  • Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss
    by Claudia J. Jarratt
  • The Grieving Child: A Parent's Guide
    by Helen Fitzgerald
  • When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief
    by Marge Heegaard

Mental Health

  • 1001 Great Ideas: For Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    by E. Notbohm and V. Zysk
  • A Child's Journey Through Placement
    by Vera L. Fahlberg
  • A Foster-Adoption Story: Angela and Michael's Journey
    by R. M. Kupecky and C. Mitchell
  • Adoption Therapy
    by Laura Dennis
  • Attachment Disorganization
    by J. Solomon and C. C. George, C. C.
  • Attachment-Focused Family Therapy
    by Daniel A. Hughes
  • Building a Home Within: Meeting the Emotional Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care
    by T. V. Heineman and D. Ehrensaft
  • Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects
    by John N. Briere
  • Children's Adjustment to Adoption: Developmental and Clinical Issues
    by D. M. Brodzinsky, D. W. Smith and A. B. Brodzinsky
  • Cline/Helding Adopted & Foster Child Assessment: Manual and Individual Record
    by F. W. Cline and C. Helding
  • Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children
    by C. A. Malchiodi and B. D. Perry
  • Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research
    by Albert R. Roberts
  • Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    by I. A. Canino and J. Spurlock
  • Defiant Teens: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention
    by R. A. Barkley, A. L. Robin and G. H. Edwards
  • Developing Adoption Support and Therapy: New Approaches for Practice
    by A. Hart and B. Luckock, B.
  • Disconnected Kids
    by Robert Melillo
  • Early Exposure to Violence and Its Effect on Learning and School Readiness (Video)
    by Bruce Perry
  • Feelings Flashcards
    by Todd Parr
  • Handbook of Attachment Interventions
    by Terry M. Levy
  • Help for the Hopeless Child: A Guide for Families (With Special Discussion for Assessing and Treating the Post-Institutionalized Child)
    by Ronald S. Federici
  • Inside C-sections Stories (Video)
    by Cesearean Birth Inside Story
  • Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner
    by J. A. Fast and J. D. Preston
  • Medicating Young Minds: How to Know if Psychiatric Drugs will Help or Hurt Your Child
    by Glen R. Elliott
  • More Than a Thread of Hope (Video)
    by Beth Thomas
  • Parenting Your Complex Child: Become a Powerful Advocate for the Autistic, Down Syndrome, PDD, Bipolar, or Other Special-Needs Child
    by Peggy L. Morgan
  • Problem Solver Guide for Students with ADHD: Ready-to-Use Interventions for Elementary and Secondary Students
    by Harvey C. Parker
  • Providing Hope (Video)
    by Drug Exposed Infant (DEI) planning grant committee
  • Psychology of Orphans
    by Lyudmilla M. Shipitsyna
  • Raising a Sensory Smart Child
    by Lindsey Biel
  • Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual
    by Richard Kagan
  • Second Time Foster Child
    by Toni Hoy
  • Sensory Processing 101
    by Dayna Abraham
  • Survival Strategies for Parenting Children With Bipolar Disorder
    by George T. Lynn
  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Bipolar Disorder: Professional, Reassuring Advice to Help You Understand and Cope
    by William Stillman
  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Depression: An Authoritative Handbook on Identifying Symptoms, Choosing Treatments, and Raising a Happy and Healthy Child
    by Rebecca Rutledge
  • The Explosive Child
    by Ross W. Greene
  • The Psychology of Adoption
    by D. M. Brodzinsky and M. D. Schechter
  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
    by D. J. Siegel and T. P. Bryson
  • Treating Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents
    by Judith A. Cohen
  • Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors: What's Natural and Healthy
    by Toni C. Johnson
  • Violent Offenders: Appraising and Managing Risk
    by G. T. Harris, M. E. Rice, V. L. Quinsey and C. A. Cormier
  • Working with Adoptive Parents: Research, Theory, and Therapeutic Interventions
    by V. M. Brabender and A. E. Fallon

Open Adoption

  • 10 Things: Adoption Search & Reunion (Video)
    by Education Institute Kinship Center
  • Birthright: The Guide to Search and Reunion for Adoptees, Birthparents, and Adoptive Parents
    by Jean A. S. Strauss
  • Dear Birthmother: Thank You for Our Baby
    by K. Silber and P. Speedlin
  • Making Room in Our Hearts: Keeping Family Ties Through Open Adoption
    by Micky Duxbury
  • Sacred Connections: Stories of Adoption
    by A. Koenig and N. Berg
  • The Open Adoption Experience: A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families -- From Making the Decision Through the Child's Growing Years
    by L. R. Melina and S. K. Roszia
  • The Spirit of Open Adoption
    by James L. Gritter
  • The Whole Life Adoption Book
    by J. E. Schooler and T. C. Atwood

Relative/Kinship Adoption

  • Blending Families: A Guide for Parents, Stepparents, Grandparents and Everyone Building a Successful New Family
    by Elaine F. Shimberg
  • Empowering Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A Training Manual for Group Leaders
    by Carole B. Cox
  • Grandparents as Parents: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family
    by S. De Toledo and D. E. Brown
  • Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care
    by J. Crumbley and R. L. Little
  • Sometimes it's Grandmas and Grandpas
    by Gayle Byrne
  • The Kinship Parenting Toolbox: A Unique Guidebook for the Kinship Care Parenting Journey
    by Kim Phagan-Hansel
  • The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    by Elaine K. Williams

Sexual Abuse

  • It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse
    by William L. Carter
  • The Sexualized Child in Foster Care: A Guide for Foster Parents and Other Professionals
    by Sally G. Hoyle
  • Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors: What's Natural and Healthy
    by Toni C. Johnson

Siblings

  • Brothers and Sisters in Adoption: Helping Children Navigate Relationships When New Kids Join the Family
    by Arleta James

Transracial Adoption

  • An Investment in America's Future: Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Mental Health Research Centers
    by Department of Health and Human Services
  • Brown Like Me
    by Noelle Lamperti
  • Caucasia: A Novel
    by Danzy Senna
  • China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood
    by Jeff Gammage
  • Closure (DVD)
    by Bryan Tucker
  • Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States
    by L. M. Carlson and O. Hijuelos
  • Cross-Cultural Adoption: How to Answer Questions from Family, Friends, and Community
    by A. Coughlin and C. Abramowitz, C.
  • Does Anybody Else Look Like Me?: A Parent's Guide to Raising Multiracial Children
    by Donna J. Nakazawa
  • Edgar Allan: A Novel
    by John Neufeld
  • Forever Lily: An Unexpected Mother's Journey to Adoption in China
    by Beth N. Russell
  • In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories
    by R. J. Simon and R. M. Roorda
  • Inside Transracial Adoption
    by G. Steinberg and B. Hall
  • Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years
    by Patty Cogen
  • Raising Nuestros Niños: Bringing Up Latino Children in a Bicultural World
    by Gloria G. Rodriguez
  • Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption (Video)
    by New York Citizens' Coalition for Children, Inc.
  • The Adoptive Parenting Process: A Study of the Experiences of Parents who Adopt Infant Girls from China
    by Nili Luo
  • The Jade Dragon
    by C. Marsden and L. Shin-Mui
  • Three Names of Me
    by Mary Cummings
  • Transracial Adoption and Foster Care: Practice Issues for Professionals
    by Joseph Crumbley
  • Under Our Skin: Kids Talk About Race
    by D. H. Birdseye, R. Crum and T. Birdseye

Trauma

  • 20 Plus Groundbreaking Interventions for Working with Traumatized children in Foster Care and Adoption (Video)
    by Janette Yoffe
  • A Sensory World (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Born for Love
    by B. D. Perry & M. Svalavits
  • Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects
    by John N. Briere
  • Child Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents
    by Ricky Greenwald
  • Children and Trauma: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    by Cynthia Monahon
  • Children from Hard Places and the Brain (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Children From Hard Places and the Brain (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children
    by C. A. Malchiodi and B. D. Perry
  • Early Exposure to Violence and Its Effect on Learning and School Readiness (Video)
    by Bruce Perry
  • Exposure to Violence and a Child's Developing Brain (DVD)
    by Children Without a Voice USA
  • First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child's Developing Brain (Video): California Attorney General's Office
  • Healing Research (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Hidden Victims: Children of Domestic Violence (Video)
    by FMS Productions
  • Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience After Neglect and Trauma
    by Deborah D.Gray
  • Playing Hard at Life: A Relational Approach to Treating Multiply Traumatized Adolescents
    by Etty Cohen
  • Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual
    by Richard Kagan
  • Rebuilding Attachment with Traumatized Children: Healing from Losses, Violence, Abuse, and Neglect
    by Richard Kagan
  • Reparenting the Child Who Hurts: A Guide to Healing Developmental Trauma and Attachments
    by C. Archer and C. Gordon, C.
  • TBRI for Teens (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook -- What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
    by B. Perry and M. Szalavitz
  • The Neurochemistry of Fear (TBRI Video)
    by TCU Institute of Child Development
  • Trauma Sensitive Schools: Learning Communities Transforming Children's Lives
    by Susan E. Craig
  • Trust-Based Parenting (DVD)
    by Karyn Purvis
  • Window of Opportunity: Reducing Children's Exposure to Violence (Video)
    by Safe From the Start Project
  • Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families
    by J. E. Schooler, B. K. Smalley and T. J. Callahan