The November 13th Adoption Book of the Day is “Sam’s Sister” by Juliet C. Bond. Speaking about adoption with young children is a difficult (yet necessary) task. In the realm of adoption literature, there are many books that discuss exactly how to bring up the subject. Some books, such as “All About Adoption” or “Lucy’s Family Tree”, are even written to be a starting point for speaking with children about adoption. However, these books are all intended for the adoptive parent and adoptee sides of the adoption triad. Despite this, there is one book that is written for expectant and birth families. Sam’s Sister by Juliet C. Bond is a

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November 12th Adoption Book of the Day!

The November 12th Adoption Book of the Day at Tapestry Books is “How Do We Feel About Adoption? The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Feelings and Behavior” by Regina Kupecky. This book is one of a series of books called “The Adoption Club Workbooks“. These books focus specifically on issues about adoption children face as they grow up. As written on the back-cover synopsis, “The Adoption Club [is] written to address the key emotional and psychological challenges adopted children often experience. Together, they provide an approachable, interactive and playful way to help children to learn about themselves and have fun at the same time.” This workbook is a great tool

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The November 7th Adoption Book of the Day!

The Nation Adoption Awareness Month Adoption Book of the Day is “Keeping Your Adoptive Family Strong: Strategies for Success” by Gregory C. Keck and L. Gianforte. This is the last book Gregory Keck wrote before his passing and, arguably, it is the best one yet. This book is an accumulation of his previous work on the subject of attachment and adoption. This book acts as a guide for families parenting children who went through the foster care system and offers took for parenting children of various attachment issues. Published in May 2015, this book is a phenomenal resource for adoptive families. “A willingness to address the not-so-easy, didn’t-see-that-coming aspects of

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The November 8th Adoption Book of the Day

The Adoption Book of the Day for Tuesday November 8th is “Lucy’s Family Tree” by Karen Halvorsen Schreck! This children’s book tells the story of a young girl named Lucy, who is given an assignment from her teacher at school to create a family tree. Lucy’s classmates tease her about the assignment, saying that she can not make a family tree because she is different from her parents. When she gets home, Lucy looks at a picture of her family and feels that she does not belong. However, with the help of her parents, Lucy learns that the families of her classmates are all different. Lucy is soon able to

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The November 9th Adoption Book of the Day!

The National Adoption Awareness Month Adoption Book of the Day for today is “The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption” by Lori Holden with Crystal Hass. This book is the go-to book when learning about or discussing open adoption. This book is unique from all prior and recent adoption books because both an adoptive mother and a birthmother discuss the benefits of open adoption. Never before had this been done. “Through their own stories and those of other families of open adoption, Lori and Crystal review the secrets to success, the pitfalls and challenges, the joys and triumphs. By putting the adopted child at the center, families can come to enjoy

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The November 6th Adoption Book of the day is “Paloma the Possible” by Gaily Told Tales & Mellabella Storytella! “Paloma the Possible” is a recently published children’s adoption book that has just been added to the Tapestry Books website. Below, author Gail Lauren Karp, gives some great insight on this valuable resource. “Paloma the Possible is a book that came about organically, over several years, and it continues to grow in organic ways. It originated as an ongoing project that I did with my daughter when she was small, creating characters and talking about difficult subjects — race, identity and the loss inherent in adoption — through fictionalized storytelling. Over

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November 5th Adoption Book of the Day!

The adoption book of the day for Wednesday, November 4 is “Adopting On Your Own: The Complete Guide for Single Parents” by Lee Varon This adoption book specializes in covering all aspects of the adoption process through the perspective of single prospective adoptive parents. “Lee Varon, a practicing therapist specializing in adoption counseling and the single mother of two adopted children, helps readers make an evenhanded assessment of whether adoption is right for them, then leads them through the different stages of arranging and financing the adoption. She weighs the advantages of open versus closed and international versus domestic adoption for the single parent, and demystifies potentially daunting steps such

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The November 4th Adoption Book of the Day

The National Adoption Awareness Month Book of the Day for today is “Adopted Teens Only: A Survival Guide to Adolescence” by Danea Gorbett This book is one of a select few in existence that is targeted for an audience of adopted teenagers. The teenage years are hard as it is, and many times issues that adoptees face come to a high point during this time. Danea Gorbett artfully speaks directly to adoptees and offers them solutions to the difficulties they experience surrounding their families and their adoptions. This is a must-read book for any adoptee! Wendy Lane, an adoption social worker and an adoptive parent, wrote this insightful review: “It

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Tuesday, November 3rd’s Adoption Book of the Day!

The Book of the Day for today, Tuesday November 3rd, is “20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make” by Sherrie Eldridge. This amazing resource, written by the author of “Twenty Thing Adopted Kids Wish Their Parents Knew”, “20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed”, and “Forever Fingerprints”, provides in depth insight into the inner lives adoptees live. Eldridge “draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees. Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make.” To learn more about “20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees

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November 2nd Adoption Book of the Day

It is that time of year again! In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, Tapestry Books with be highlighting a particular adoption book or resource each day throughout the entire month of November. Stay tuned every day to find out which great adoption book should be your next read! The Adoption Book of the Day for Monday, November 2nd “The Mulberry Bird” by Anne Braff Brodzinsky. First published in 1986, this classic adoption tale was one of the first children’s books that focused primarily on adoption themes. Brodzinsky tells the story of a young and single mother mulberry bird who is struggling to raise her baby. This wonderfully written book

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