ABC Adoption & Me (Revised and Reillustrated): A Multicultural Picture Book (Paperback)
The original version of this book launched in 2013. It earned many awards and adoptive families reported that it genuinely helped them explore and discuss adoption with their littles, in a way that kids felt supported and that also deepened their connection. This revised version reflects the latest in professional understanding of the complexity of adoption, the challenges of young adoptees, and the conversations and strategies that draw families together in support of one another. Wesley Blauvelt's dreamy illustrations are evocative and compelling. ABC, Adoption & Me (Revised and Re-illustrated) will warm hearts, deepen understanding of what it means to be an adoptive family and provide teaching moments that bring families closer, connected in truth, compassion, and joy. The book includes a parental guide to assist parents in mastering a nurturing approach to adoption complexity.ABC, Adoption & Me (Revised and Re-illustrated) introduces the concept of Adoption-attunement, a fifteen point strategy for parents and professionals that outlines the best ways to connect and support adoptees, adoptive families, and first families.