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Adoptee Experiences -

Related categories: History & Biography / Children & Young People /
Related booklists: Adoption and Fostering: Memoirs and Family Stories,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 4 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir of Adoption by Nicole Chung
    All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir of Adoption - by Nicole Chung

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781911590309 | ISBN 10: 1911590308

    What does it mean to lose your roots within your culture, within your family? And what happens when you find them?   Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a shel ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name Is Why: A Memoir by Lemn Sissay
    My Name Is Why: A Memoir - by Lemn Sissay

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786892362 | ISBN 10: 1786892367

    How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a secret? This story is how.  At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in a foster family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay
    Red Dust Road - by Jackie Kay

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509858392 | ISBN 10: 1509858393

    'What makes us who we are? My adoption is a story that has happened to me. I couldn't make it up.'  From the moment when, as a little girl, she realizes that her skin is a different colour from that of her beloved mum and dad, to the tracing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
    Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? - by Jeanette Winterson

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099556091 | ISBN 10: 009955609x

    The shocking, heart-breaking - and often very funny - true story behind Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.   In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It tells the story of a young girl adopted b ... more

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