Adoption and foster care are all around us.
6% of all children in the United States will find themselves in the foster care system before their 18th birthday. More than 60% of foster children spend two to five years in the foster care system before being adopted. Around 135,000 children are adopted into families in the U.S. each year, and approximately 2.6 million grandparents in the United States are currently raising their grandchildren.
For more facts about adoption and foster care in the United States, visit the Adoption Network.
Kids in all types of family arrangements deserve to see themselves reflected in the stories they read. Below is a selection of titles featuring kids in adoptive or foster families.
Check out these titles for adoptive and foster parents to read or share with their families.