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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Adoption

101 Stories about Forever Families and Meant-to-Be Kids

You’ll be uplifted and inspired by this collection of 101 stories about forever families, meant-to-be kids, and the joy of adoption.

This updated collection of stories about adoption includes our favorites from the original Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul plus 17 new stories. Adoptive parents, children, and family members will find pieces of themselves in these stories. Take your time reading them—soak in the love, the privilege, and the glory of adoption.

Whether you are considering adoption, you’re on a wait list, you’re already raising your adopted child, or you are a proud grandparent, we are excited for you!

Share in this celebration of the lives of adopted children and their meant-to-be forever families. A very large loving community welcomes you with open arms.