The Story of My Open Adoption: A Storybook for Children Adopted at Birth
Two families, open to love―exploring and explaining adoption at birth
Leap into a warm-hearted tale about a little squirrel who was adopted at birth! Join Sammy as Mom and Dad Rabbit bring him to meet his first family. With its whimsical illustrations and appealing rhymes, this storybook is perfect to read aloud to children age 3-5.
Open adoption can be complex as well as joyful. Sammy’s story opens the door for kids to talk honestly about their experiences and feelings. Parents can also find a list of books and online resources offering research and helpful perspectives around adoption.
In this loving adoption tale, you’ll find:
- Dear parents―A welcome letter explains key concepts, introducing the story’s scenario of adoption at birth and the meaning behind the term “first family.”
- A family picture―Full-page, full-color pictures bring the Rabbit and Squirrel families to life―and there’s space for your child to add a drawing of their family, too!
- Open conversation―Use Sammy’s tale as a jumping-off point to connect with your child and discuss how their adoption made you a family.
Discover the story of two caring families with open hearts in The Story of My Adoption.