Sometimes being a secular family is difficult, especially if you have an adopted child. Religion is pretty ingrained into the adoption community and depending on where you live, you may even have a difficult time finding a secular agency. Unfortunately, this also translates to literature and other resources.
So, knowing all of this, how do you help teach your little(s) about their adoption without inundating them with religion? Well, luckily for you, I have found a pretty substantial amount of non-religious children’s adoption books that you can purchase. And keep this in mind: These are great for all kids and all families, not just those who identify as secular. So if you do consider yourself as religious, don’t discount these books. Also, your child may have been adopted in a different way than the main character of the book, but that’s ok! They all teach amazing lessons and values and no one’s adoption story is the same.
Non-Religious Children’s Books
Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born (not specifically about adoption, but just a beautiful book all around)
On the Night You Were Born (great for bio and adopted kids)
The Family Book (not about adoption, but instead shows different kinds of families, including adopted)
Everywhere Babies (not about adoption, but shows different kinds of families, including biracial and gay)
We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families (I recommend reading the reviews for this book before purchasing to make sure it is right for your family)
Do you know of any non-religious children’s adoption books that are not listed here? Comment below!