Adoption Books: Adults

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Parents 
Deborah Gray 

Attachment, Trauma and Healing: Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children and Families 
Michael Orlans and Terry M. Levy 

Parenting From the Inside Out 
Dan Siegel, M.D. and Marty Hartzell, M.Ed 

The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family 
Karyn Purvis  (

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five “Difficult” Types of Children 
Stanley I. Greenspan 

Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach 
Howard Glasser and Jennifer Easley 

Toddlers Adoption: The Weavers Craft 
M. Hopkins-Best 

Raising Adopted Children 
Lois Ruskai 

A Child’s Journey Through Placement 
Vera Fahlberg 

Primal Wound 
Nancy Verrier 

Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control Vol. 1 
Heather Forbes, LCSW 

Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control Vol. 2 
Heather Forbes, LCSW 

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self 
Brodzinsky, Schecter and Henig.

Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-Needs Kids Gregory C. Keck, PhD and Regina M. Kupecky, LSW

The Out of Sync Child, Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew Sherrie Eldridge

When Love is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Nancy L. Thomas

I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World
Marguerite Wright

Born in Our Hearts: Stories of Adoption
by Filis Casey and Marisa Catalina Casey

Dear Birthmother : Thank You for Our Baby
Kathleen Silber and Phylis Speedlin

Real Parents, Real Children; Parenting the Adopted Child
Holly Van Gulden and Lisa M. Bartels-Rabb

The Complete Adoption Book
Laura Beauvais-Godwin

Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution Is Transforming America
Adam Pertman

Birthmothers: Women Who Have Relinquished Babies for Adoption Tell Their Stories
Merry Jones

Making Room in Our Hearts: Keeping Family Ties Through Open Adoption
Micky Duxbury

When Adoptions Go Wrong: Psychological And Legal Issues of Adoption Disruption
Lita Schwartz