Books for Kids Adopted from Latin America

books for kids adopted from latin america

 

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I am Latino, the Beauty in Me

I Am Latino: The Beauty in Me by Myles and Sandra Pinkney (ages 2-8) – This is a wonderful picture book celebrating all aspects of being Latino, from the food to the language. This is not an adoption specific book, just an affirmative book for being brown and from a Latin American country.

 

 

 

My Pig Amarillo

My Pig Amarillo by Satomi Ichikawa (ages 2-8) is not an adoption book, but is about All Saints Day in Guatemala and would be a good intro to Guatemalan culture.

 

 

 

 

 

Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale

Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale by Karen Katz (ages 2-8). Story of parents flying to a far away place to pick up their baby girl.

 

 

 

 

We Wanted You

We Wanted You by Liz Rosenberg (ages 4-10) – Story of a little boy from Latin America growing up.

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn's Story: A Book about an Adopted Girl Carolyn’s Story: A Book about an Adopted Girl by Perry Schwartz (ages 4-10) – Story of a girl adopted from Latin America.

 

 

 

 

[/tabs_panel]  [tabs_panel title=”Books for Younger Children”] I am Latino, the Beauty in Me

I Am Latino: The Beauty in Me by Myles and Sandra Pinkney (ages 2-8) – This is a wonderful picture book celebrating all aspects of being Latino, from the food to the language. This is not an adoption specific book, just an affirmative book for being brown and from a Latin American country.

 

 

 

My Pig Amarillo

My Pig Amarillo by Satomi Ichikawa (ages 2-8) is not an adoption book, but is about All Saints Day in Guatemala and would be a good intro to Guatemalan culture.

 

 

 

 

 

Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale

Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale by Karen Katz (ages 2-8). Story of parents flying to a far away place to pick up their baby girl.

 

 

 

[/tabs_panel] [tabs_panel title=”Books for Older  Children”] We Wanted You

We Wanted You by Liz Rosenberg (ages 4-10) – Story of a little boy from Latin America growing up.

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn's Story: A Book about an Adopted Girl Carolyn’s Story: A Book about an Adopted Girl by Perry Schwartz (ages 4-10) – Story of a girl adopted from Latin America.
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