Category: Lists

15 Books by Transracial Adoptees

Transracial adoptees are those raised in families of a different race than their own. Sometimes these adoptees were also born in different countries than the ones they live in as adopted people. We can all learn much from these adoptees…

10 Books Written by Male Adoptees

There is currently an imbalance in the number of adoptee-authored articles, blogs, and books being written by women vs. men, so it can be difficult for male adoptees to connect with others like themselves. Here are ten books–memoirs, novels, and…

9 Anthologies of Adoptee Voices

Adoptees come from a variety of backgrounds and have formed many different viewpoints about their experiences. These anthologies comprised of stories, essays, letters, and poems by a multitude of adoptee authors celebrate this complexity.   The Adoptee Survival Guide: Adoptees…

5 Books by Baby Scoop Era Adoptees

The Baby Scoop Era — from 1940 to 1970 — was a period during which an estimated 4 million mothers in the United States relinquished babies for adoption. Here are five books written by adoptees born during this time frame:…