Adoption Reads for Middle Graders

Celebrate one of the unique ways that families are created with these great reads for National Adoption Awareness Month.

Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire is a spunky African-American girl with a white mother who learns to accept her nontraditional family while working on her fifth-grade Passions Project.

Twelve-year-old Jaden's new sibling is Half A World Away in Kazakhstan. Although he's not sure about getting a sibling, Jaden becomes attached to his new brother, proving that family often chooses you.

Follow four adopted brothers and their two dads on their adventure-filled vacation as The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island by storm.

With its cartoons, personal testimonies and friendly tone, All About Adoption is a perfect guide for kids to understand the unique issues surrounding adoption.

The new book Adoptive Families contains advice for kids in adoptive families, as well as research projects that encourage further reflection.