Books: International Adoption

bookAdopt International: Everything You Need to Know to Adopt a Child from Abroad by O. Robin Sweet and Patty Bryan

Adoption: International Perspectives. Euthymia Hibbs, ed. 1991. 342p. International University Press.

Adoption Across Borders: Serving the Children in Transracial & Intercountry Adoptions. Rita James Simon & Howard Altstein. 2000. 176p. Rowman & Littlefield.

"Are Those Kids Yours?": American Families with Children Adopted from Other Countries. Cheri Register. 1990. 250p. Free Press.

Adopting From China: A Practical Guide/ An Emotional Journey By Kathleen Wheeler, Ph.D. and Doug Werner

Baby Boat, The: A Memoir of Adoption. Patty Dann. 1998. 256p. Hyperion.

Birth Is More Than Once: The Inner World of Adopted Korean Children. Hei Sook Park Wilkinson. 1985. 73p. Sunrise Ventures.

Butterflies in the Wind: Spanish/Indian Children with White Parents. Jean Nelson-Erichsen & Heino R Erichsen. 1992. 358p. Los Ni?s.

Chosen One, The: Succession & Adoption in the Court of Ming Shizong. Carney T Fisher. 1990. 230p. Paul & Co Publ'ers Consortium, Inc.

Come to the Window: Life With Daniela, Our Child From Romania. Christina Goldstone. 1999. 200p. Williams Custom Publishing.

Complete Guide to Foreign Adoption, The: What to Expect & How to Prepare for Your New Child. Barbara B Bascom & Carole A McKelvey. 1997. 384p. Pocket Books.

Don't Talk! Don't Cry!: A Romanian Adoption Experience. Christine L Assad & Judy Jamell. 1997. Great


Expanding Circle, The: An Adoption Odyssey. Marion Freyer Wolff. 2000. SCB Distributors.

Guide to the 400 Best Children's & Adult's Multicultural Books about Adoption. Anna Dunwell. 1997.

Getting an Heir: Adoption & the Construction of Kinship in Late Imperial China. Ann Waltner. 1992.

How to Adopt Internationally, 2000-2002 Edition: A Guide for Agency-Directed & Independent Adoptions. Jean Nelson-Erichsen & Heino R Erichsen. Juleen Gantley, ed. 2000. 296p. (2nd ed). Mesa House Publishers.

Inter-Country Adoption: Practical Experiences. Michael & Heather Humphreys, eds. 1993. 192p. Routledge.

Intercountry Adoption: A Multinational Perspective. H Altstein & RJ Simon, eds. 1990. Greenwood.

International Adoption: Sensitive Advice for Prospective Parents. Mary-Kay Murphy & Jean Knoll. 1994. 192p. Chicago Review.

International Adoption Handbook, The: How to Make an Overseas Adoption Work for You. Myra Alperson. 1997. 224p.H Holt & Co.

International Adoption Travel Journal. Mary Petertyl. 1997. 154p.

Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, & the Search for a Missing Past. Karin U Evans. 2000. JP Tarcher.

Oriental Children in American Homes: How Do They Adjust? Frances M. Koh. 1984. 132p. East West Press.

Our Children From Latin America: Making Adoption Part of Your Life. Laurel Strassberger. 1992. 144p. Tiresias.

Outer Search/Inner Journey: An Orphan & Adoptee's Quest.

Peter F Dodds. 1997. 280p. Aphrodite Publishing Co.

Passage to the Heart, A: Writings from Families with Children from China. Amy Klatzkin, editor.1999. 368p. Yeong & Yeong.

Salvador's Children: A Song for Survival. Lea & MJ Marenn. 1992. 240p. Ohio State University Press.

Secrets of a Successful International Adoption: How to Proceed from Start to Finish. Alfred J Garrotto. 1998. 3rd ed. 40p. Bridge Lrn Pub.

Seeds From a Silent Tree: An Anthology by Korean Adoptees. Tonya Bishoff & Jo Rankin, editors. 1997. 180p. Pandal Press.

Strength of Mercy, The: Making a Difference in the World One Child at a Time. Jan Beazely List. 1999. 140p. WaterBrook Press.

Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan. Elizabeth Kim. 2000. 224p. Doubleday.

Thursday's Child: The Romanian Adoptions Story. Adrienne Cullen. Kildanore Press.

Forgotten War, The: Dust of the Streets. Thomas P Clement. 1998. 139p. Truepeny Publishing Company.

Meets East. Richard C Tessler, Gail Gamache & Liming Liu. 1999. 189p. Preager

How to Trace Your Missing Ancestors Whether Living, Dead, or Adopted. Janet Reakes.

In Search of Your Canadian Roots. Agnus Baxter. 1994. 350p. Genealogy Pub.

Instant National Locator Guide, The. Fay Faron. 1993. 2nd ed. 368p. Creighton-Morgan.

International Vital Records Handbook. Thomas Jay Kemp. 417p. Genealogical Publ Co.

ISC Searchbook, The. Helen Gallagher, Nancy Sitterly & Pat Sanders. 1992. 40p. ISC Pubns.


Lifeline: The Action Guide to Adoption Search. Virgil L Klunder. 1991. 384p. Caradium Publ.

Lost Children: The Story of Adopted Children Searching For Their Mothers. Polly Toynbee. 1986.

Reg Niles Searchbook, The. Reg Niles. 99p. Phileas Deigh.

Reunion Book, The: Vol I. Mary Jo Rillera. 1991. 216p. Pure CA.

Search: A Handbook for Adoptees & Birthparents. Jayne Askin with Bob Oskam. 1982. 313p. Harper & Row.

Search Aftermath & Adjustments. Pat Sanders & Nancy Sitterly. 1981. ISC Publications.

Search & Support Directory, The. Mary Jo Rillera. 1991. 216p. Pure CA.

Search & Support Groups. People Searching News. [Adopt Ed Resources].

Search Consultant's Handbook, The. Pat Sanders. 1983. 32p. ISC Publications.

Search For Self, The: The Experience of Access to Adoption Information. Philip & Shurlee Swain. 1992. 124p. WW Gaunt.


Searching for a Past: The Adopted Adult's Unique Process of Finding Identity. Jayne Schooler. 1995. 199p. Pi?n Press.

Searching for a Piece of My Soul: How to Find a Missing Family Member or Loved One. Tammy Kling. 1997. NTC Contemporary.

Secrets for Successful Searching: How to Locate Information & Find Almost Anyone. Norma M Tillman. 1992. UFO.

Solomon Decision, The: Whose Child Is This? An Adoption Dialogue. Kate Pijanowski. 1987. 234p. Adopt Aware Press.

Synchronicity & Reunion: The Genetic Connection of Adoptees & Birth Parents. LaVonne Stiffler. 1992. LH Stiffler.


Tennessee Adoption Law with Forms & Statutes: 1996-1997 Edition. S Coppock. 1997. 466p. Michie.

Thoughts to Consider For Newly Searching Adoptees. C Anderson. 1990. 29p. CUB.

Together Again: True Stories of Birth Parents & Adopted Children Reunited. Carolyn Campbell. 1999. 352p. Berkley Pub Group. T

USA Search Resources Directory, The. Jone Carlson. AAC.

Ultimate Search Book: Worldwide Adoption & Vital Records. Lori Carangelo. Originally published in 1996 by Heritage Quest; now available from Access Press.

What Now?: Coping with Search, Contact & Reunion. Mary Jo Rillera. 1981. 32p. Triadoption Publications/Pure CA.

Where to Write For Vital Records: Births, Death, Marriages & Divorces. Nat'l Ctr for Health Stats Staff. Klaudia Cox, ed. 29p. Nat'l Ctr for Health Stats.

Why Won't My Birthmother Meet Me? C Anderson. 1982. 10p. CUB. Years of Shared Experience. Adoption Forum of Philadelphia. [Adopt Ed Resources.]

You Can Find Anyone! A Complete Guide on How to Locate Missing Persons. Eugene Ferraro. 1986. 144p. 3rd rev ed. Marathon Pr CA.

You, Too, Can Find Anybody. Joseph J Culligan. 1994. Video also Avail. Hallmark Press.

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