Adoption Books

Since 1994, Tapestry Books has been a leading literary source for adoptive families, birth families, adoptees, and adoption professionals. Hand picked by the team at Tapestry Books, enjoy this carefully selected mix of best sellers about adoption as well as publications for the whole family that last a lifetime. Click on an image if you are interested in purchasing the book online.

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Parenting the Hurt Child

by Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky

A fantastically thorough book that discusses parenting techniques for children who have experienced neglect and trauma. Keck and Kupecky are experts on adoption and attachment. 

What Do I Say Now?

by M.C. Baker and Carol Bick

This is a Tapestry Books’ favorite! This book brilliantly details how to respond to awkward and difficult questions about adoption. 

Three Little Words

by Ashley Rhodes Courtier


This a wonderfully written account of a young girl’s experience in the foster care system and how she overcame the many obstacles she faced growing up.


by Sarah Saffian

Sarah Saffian recreates her personal account of reuiniting with her birth family as an adult. Saffian expertly describes the adoptee perspective as well as the emotions associated with finding the missing pieces of one’s identity. 

ABC Adoption & Me

by Gayle Swift 

A wonderfully simple children’s book that is perfect for younger children. This book artfully introduces the concept of adoption to young readers.