Favorite Children's Books and Movies of Attach-China Families


Adoption and Celebrating Diversity

At Home in this World… a China Adoption Story, Jean MacLeod, ISBN 0-9726244-1-4

Before I Met You, Doris A. Landry, ISBN 1-4134-0564-9

Horace, Holly Keller, ISBN 0-688-09831-2

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes, Rose Lewis ISBN: 0316525383

Just Waiting for My Family by Terry M. Mandeville, ISBN-13: 978-0976247500

Kids Like Me in China, Ying Ying Fry ISBN: 0963847260

A Mother for Choco, Keiko Kasza, ISBN 0-399-21841-6

Nikolai, the Only Bear, by Barbara Joosse, ISBN-13: 978-0399238840

A Place in My Heart, Alison Relyea, ISBN 097623960

The Mulberry Bird: An Adoption Story by Anne Braff Brodzinsky, Ph.D. and Angela Marchetti, ISBN-13: 978-1849059336

Our Baby from China, Nancy D'Antonio, ISBN 0-8075-6162-2

Over the Moon, Karen Katz, ISBN 0-8050-5013-2

Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies, Ann Turner, ISBN: 0060261900

We're Different, We're the Same, Sesame Street, ISBN 0-679-83227-0

Disney's Tarzan (1999, movie)

Hugo (2011, movie)

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011, movie)

Disney's Lilo & Stitch (2002, movie) and Stitch, the Movie (2003, movie)

Man of Steel (movie, 2013)

Meet the Robinsons (2007, movie)

Snow Dogs (2002, movie)


Unconditional Love

I Love You Stinky Face, Lisa McCourt ISBN 0-8167-5648-1

I Promise I'll Find You by Heather, Patrica Ward, ISBN 1-55209-094-9

Love You Forever, Robert Munsch, ISBN 0-920668-36-4 (bound), ISBN 0-920668-37-2 (paperback)

Mama, Do You Love Me?, Barbara M. Joosse, ISBN 0-87707-759-X

Mama, If You Had a Wish, Jeanne Modesitt, ISBN 0-689-82412-2

More More More Said The Baby, Vera B. Williams, ISBN: 0688091733

On Mother's Lap, Ann Herbert Scott, ISBN: 0618051597

The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown, ISBN 0-06-443018-9- A MUST HAVE!


Validations of Anger and Other Emotions

I Got So Mad (A Barbie Book!), Jean Bay, ISBN 0-0-307-13322-2

Sometimes I Feel Awful by Joan Prestine, ISBN-13: 978-1577686804

Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, Jamie Lee Curtis, ISBN 0060245603

When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry . . . , Molly Bang, ISBN 0-590-18979-4


Goodbye Themes

The Kissing Hand, Audrey Penn, ISBN: 0878685855

I Hate Goodbyes, Kathleen Szaj, ISBN 0-809166356

The Good-Bye Book, Judith Viorst, ISBN 0-6897-15811

I Miss You Stinky Face, Lisa McCourt ISBN 0816756473



I'll Always Love You, Hans Wilhelm, ISBN 0-517-55648-0

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, Judith Viorst, ISBN-13: 978-0689712036


Becoming Capable and Strong

Daisy Comes Home, by Jan Brett, ISBN: 0688131077

Princess Furball, by Charlotte Huck, ISBN: 0688131077

Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester

Jessica and the Wolf: A Story for Children Who Have Bad Dreams by Ted Lobby, MSW

Ruby's Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges

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Jor-El: We couldn't, Kal. No matter how much we wanted to. No matter how we loved you. Your mother, Lara, and I were a product of the failures of our world as much as Zod was. It's hard to explain.

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Man of Steel (2013, movie)