Helpful resources for adoptive families

A list of relevant book and audio titles

By Focus on the Family Canada staff

Focus on the Family Canada’s counsellors are frequently asked to recommend resources on the topic of adoption. Here’s a list of their favourite titles. Most of these titles are available from Focus on the Family Canada’s online bookstore.

Motivation for adoption: Why adoption?

Adopted for Life

Adoption: Families Stepping Out in Faith

Adoption: Making a Difference in the Life of a Child

Foster Parenting: Providing Homes for Waiting Kids

Hannah's Hope: Seeking God's Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage and Adoption Loss

The Rosatis: Our Family's Adoption Story

Preparation for adoption: How adoption?

Attachment in Adoption

Forever Mom

Handbook on Thriving as an Adoptive Family

Hope and Healing for Sensory Deprivation

Love and Loss in Foster Care

Preparing for a Transracial Adoption


Supporting families: Helping families with adoption

A Modern Day Orphan

A Servant's Heart

Launching an Orphan's Ministry in Your Church

Wrapping Around Adoptive Families

Children: Feeling good about adoption

Adopted and Loved Forever

Before You Were Mine

Do I Belong? Reassuring Kids Adopted From Foster Care

The Chosen One

Post-adoption: Succeeding at adoption

Caring for Kids From Hard Places

God, Are You Nice or Mean?

Parenting Adopted Adolescents

The Connected Child

The Connected Parent

Wounded Children, Healing Homes