I Feel Different: A book about being adopted*
by Kathy Stinson; illustrated by Robin Baird Lewis
This sensitive story explores a young boy's feelings and fantasies about being adopted. The simple, straightforward text helps families discuss the issue of adoption. Soft, pastel illustrations, depicting the boy's search for a lost baseball mitt, mirror his concern about something missing in himself, or in his life. What he finally discovers is more significant, and more reassuring, than his recovered baseball mitt.
This book is an excellent way to help children explore their feelings about being adopted.