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Adoption Books for Children
Books on China, Fiction, Fiction for Children

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Adoption Books

Are Those Kids Yours? @ American Families with Children Adopted from Other Countries, Cheri Register. The Free Press. c1991.

Lost Daughters of China, Karin Evans

Raising Adopted Children, Lois Ruskai Melina. Solstice Press. c1989.

Making Sense of Adoption, Lois Ruskai Melina. Solstice Press. c1986.

Oriental Children in American Homes, Frances Koh. East West Press. c1981, 1988.

Toddler Adoption - The Weaver's Craft, Mary Hopkins-Best. Perspectives Press. c1997

A Passage to the Heart - Writings from Families with Children from China, edited by Amy Klatzkin. ISBN 0-9638472-2-8

Talking with Young Children about Adoption, Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher.Yale Univ. Press. c1995.

Real Parents, Real Children, Holly van Gulden and Lisa Bartels Rabb. Crossroad Publishing. c1995.

Annie Stories, a Special Kind of Storytelling, Doris Brett. Workman Publishing. c1988.

The Adoption Life Cycle: The Children and Their Families Through the Years, Elinor Rosenberg. Free Press. c1992.

The Psychology of Adoption, David Brodzinsky and Marshall Schecter. Oxford University Press. c1993.

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self, David Brodzinsky and Marshall Schecter. Anchor. c1993.

The Children Can't Wait: China's Emerging Model for Intercountry Adoption, Laura A. Cecere

Parenting Books

Ages and Stages, Karen Miller. Telshare Publishing. c1985.

Parenting with Love and Logic, Foster Cline, MD and Jim Fay. Pinon Press. c1990.

Children: The Challenge, Rudolf Dreikurs, E.P. Dutton, c1987.

The New Approach to Discipline: Logical Consequences, Rudolf Driekurs, E.P. Dutton, c1990.

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent and Energetic, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, Avon Books, c1980.

Siblings Without Rivalry, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, Avon Books, c1987.

Between Parent & Child, Dr. Haim G. Gilnott, Avon Books, c1956.

Your Child at Play, Marilyn Segal

Parents are Teachers Too, Enriching Your Child's First Six Years, Claudia Jones

Wonderplay: Interactive & Developmental Games, Crafts & Creative Activities for Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers, Fretta Reitzer & Beth Teitelman

Adoption Books for Children

When You Were Born in China, Sara Dorow

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, Rose Lewis

Over the Moon, Karen Katz

A Mother for Choco, Keio Kasza

Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies, Ann Warren Turner

We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo, Linda Walvoord Girard

Twice Upon a Time: Born and Adopted, Eleanora Patterson

The Mulberry Bird, Anne B. Brodzinsky

Horace, Holly Keller

All Kinds of Families, Norma Simons

Happy Adoption Day, John Mc Cutcheon

Adoption: Let's Talk About It, Fred Rogers

Seeds of Love: For Brothers and Sisters of International Adoption, Mary Ebejer Petertyl

The Day We Met You, Phoebe Koehler

We See the Moon, by Carrie Kitze

At Home in This World, a China Adoption Story, by Jean MacLeod

I Don't Have Your Eyes, by Carrie Kitze

Books on China (Non-Fiction)

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, Jung Chang

Life and Death in Shanghai, Nien Chang

China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wundunn

Mr. China's Son, He Liyi

Understanding China: A Guide to China's Economy, History and Political Structure, John Bryan Starr

The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings, Wei Jingsheng

Coming Home Crazy/an Alphabet of China Essays, Bill Holm

Iron and Silk, Mark Salzman

Bound Feet and Western Dress, Pang-Mei Natasha Chang

On Gold Mountain, Lisa See

Daughter of the River: An Autobiography, Hong Ying

A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman, Ning Lao Tai-Tai

The House of Exile, Nora Waln

The Complete Book of Chinese Horoscopes, Lori Reed

Gung Hay Fat Choy (Special Holiday Books), June Behrens

Red Eggs & Dragon Boats: Celebrating Chinese Festivals, Carol Stepaneuk

The Dancing Dragon, Marsha Vaughn

Americans and Chinese: A Passage to Differences, Francis Hsu


The Three Inch Golden Lotus, Chi-Tsai Feng

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

The Kitchen God's Wife, Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses, Amy Tan

Red Azalea, Anchee Min

Katherine, Anchee Min

Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused, Fiction from Today's China, Howard Goldblatt editor

Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies, Moss Roberts editor

The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck

Fiction for Children

Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like, Jay Williams

The Chinese Siamese Cat, Amy Tan

The Story About Ping, Marjorie Flack

The Tale of the Mandrin Ducks, Katherine Paterson

Ling-Li and the Phoenix Fairy: A Chinese Folktale, Ellen Greene

The Emperor and the Kite, Jane Yolen

Grandfather Tang's Story, Ann Tompert

The Seeing Stick, Jane H. Yolen

The Five Chinese Brothers, Claire Hucket Bishop

Lon Po Po: A Red-Ridinghood Story from China, Ed Young

Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China, Ai-Ling Louie

Tikki Tikki Tembo, Arlene Mosel

Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac, Ed Young

The Man Who Tricked a Ghost, Laurence Yep

The Junior Thunder Lord, Laurence Yep

Count Your Way Through China, Jim Haskins

Panda, Judy Allen

Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain, Margaret Batson-Hill

The Moon Lady, Amy Tan

Mountains of Tibet, Mordicai Gertstein

The Bicycle Man, Allen Say

Cleversticks, Bernard Ashley

China's Bravest Girl: The Legend of Hua MuLan, Charlie Chin

Bird Neighbor, Wang Yanrong

The Boy Who Swallowed Snakes, Laurence Yep

Chinese Eyes, Marjorie Ann Waybill

A Chinese Zoo, Demi

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