Monday, August 23, 2010

My Favorite Adoption Picture Books

I love reading to my children. Fiction. Nonfiction. Chapter Books. Picture Story Books.

But by far some of my favorites have been on the topic of adoption. These are some we have added to our own library at home:

Child of Destiny: Matthew Was Adopted is an excellent source for parents to introduce the topic of adoption to children. The author takes you through the process of being born in a different mommy's tummy and ends with how we are given the ability to be adopted into God's family through faith in Jesus Christ.

A Mother For Choco is an adorable book about a little bird trying to find his mother. His quest takes him to all different animals as he pursues his need of love. In the end, he realizes it doesn't matter what his mom looks like. What makes a mom is her heart.

A Blessing From Above is another great book to own and deals with the subject of adoption in a very gentle way, using animals to depict the process. It weaves in the subject matter of birth parents, adoptive parents and reasons that both find themselves where they often do.


Anonymous said...

Your children are so blessed!
Love you, Patty

Panda Bear said...

Thank you for posting these. I have been looking for a book to read to my son, he is 4 and loves to ask me questions about why I didn't grow in my Mothers tummy.

I am new to your blog and look forward to reading more about you and your families wonderful hearts!