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Andersen, Robert. Second Choice: Growing Up Adopted. Badger Hill Press, 1993.
Colwell, Robert. Love Leaves No Regrets: An Insightful View of Displaced Children Through the Eyes of a Former Foster Child. Duncan & Duncan, 1996.
Franklin, Lynn C. with Elizabeth Ferber. May the Circle Be Unbroken: An Intimate Journey into the Heart of Adoption. Harmony Books, 1998.
Gediman, Judith. Birthbond: Reunions Between Birthparents and Adoptees – What Happens After. New Horizon Press, 1991.
Kirk, H. David. Shared Fate: A Theory and Method of Adoptive Relationships. Ben-Simon Pub., 1984.
Kirk, H. David. Adoptive Kinship: A Modern Institution in Need of Reform. Ben-Simon Pub., 1985.
Kirk, H. David.. Looking Back, Looking Forward: An Adoptive Father’s Sociological Testament. Perspectives Press, 1995.
Lifton, Betty Jean. Lost and Found: The Adoption Experience. HarperCollins, 1988.
Lifton, Betty Jean. Journey of the Adopted Self: A Quest for Wholeness. Basic Books, 1995.
Lifton, Betty Jean. Twice Born: Memoirs of an Adopted Daughter. McGraw-Hill, 1975
Mason, Mary Martin and Daryl Parks. Designing Rituals of Adoption: For the Religious and Secular Community. Resources for Adoptive Parents, 1995.
Maxtone-Graham, Katrina. An Adopted Woman. Remi Books, 1983.
McKenzie, Richard. The Home: A Memoir of Growing Up in an Orphanage. Basic Books, 1996.
McKinley, Catherine E. The Book of Sarahs: A Family in Parts. Counterpoint, 2002.
Nelson-Erichsen, Jean and Heino R. Ericksen. Butterflies in the Wind: Spanish/Indian Children With White Parents. Los Niños International, 1992.
Paton, Jean. The Adopted Break Silence. Orphan Voyage, 1954.
Rosenberg, Maxine. Growing Up Adopted. McMillan Pub., 1989.
Saffian, Sarah. Ithaka: A Daughter’s Memoir of Being Found. Basic Books, 1998.
Schooler, Jayne. Searching For A Past: The Adopted Adult’s Unique Process of Finding Identity. Pinion Press, 1995.
Severson, Randy. Adoption: Philosophy and Experience. House of Tomorrow, 1994.
Simon, Rita J. and Howard Alstein. Adoption, Race, and Identity: From Infancy Through Adolescence. Praeger Pub Text, 1992.
Skolnick, Sharon and Manny Skolnick. Where Courage Is Like a Wild Horse: The World of an Indian Orphanage. University of Nebraska Press, 1998.
Snodgrass, Ginni D. Tell Me No More Secrets, No More Lies: Life as an Adoptee. G.S. Enterprise, 1990.
Strauss, Jean A. S. Birthright: The Guide to Search and Reunion for Adoptees, Birthparents and Adoptive Parents. Penguin Press, 1994.
Wadia-Ells, Susan (Editor). Adoption Reader: Birth Mothers, Adoptive Mothers, and Adopted Daughters Tell Their Stories. Seal Press Feminist Pub., 1995.