Reviews and Blog Posts: Adoption

Mamalita : an adoption memoir

by Jessica O'Dwyer

Reviewer Rating:
2

Adoption stories are some of my favorite things to read.  I love to hear about how different families are formed, especially those that bridge cultures. The narratives are all similar: we want a family, we fill out lots of paperwork, we wait a long time, we worry, and finally, we...

Yes, chef

by Marcus Samuelsson

Reviewer Rating:
5

Marcus Samuelsson chronicles his odyssey from his birth in Ethiopia, being orphaned at age 3, being adopted (along with his sister) by a couple in Sweden, and eventually becoming one of the world's most renowned chefs. His story is well written, emotional, and doesn't gloss over mistakes and poor choices.

Found

by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Reviewer Rating:
0
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Thirteen-year-old Jonah is adopted and his family has always made him feel loved and welcome. Out of the blue, he receives a mysterious letter that says only, "You are one of the missing." What does that mean? Even stranger, Jonah's friend Chip receives the same letter and he didn't even...

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