Reviews and Blog Posts: International adoption

Mamalita : an adoption memoir

by Jessica O'Dwyer

DPL Rating:
2

Adoption stories are some of my favorite things to read.  I love to hear about how different families are formed, especially those that bridge cultures. The narratives are all similar: we want a family, we fill out lots of paperwork, we wait a long time, we worry, and finally, we...

A member of the family : a novel

by Susan Scarf Merrell

DPL Rating:
5

This debut novel by Susan Merrell explores one family's dilemma after adopting a damaged 18-month-old boy from a Romanian orphanage.

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