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Where to Turn


BOOKS

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adoption, by Chris Adamec, Alpha Books, $18.95
Practical tips, from interviewing birthmothers to avoiding scams. Lists state-by-state adoption laws and many parents groups.

The Adoption Resource, Book (Fourth Edition), by Lois Gilman, Harper Perennial, $14.95.
Pros and cons of different ways to go about adopting. Lists adoption agencies, educational groups, and other useful sources.


WEB SITES

naic.acf.hhs.gov
Site of the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse. Useful facts on all types of adoption.

www.adopt.org
Offers photo listings of 2,762 children needing homes. Operated by the National Adoption Center and Children Awaiting Parents.

www.parentsplace.com/messageboards/
Informative message boards on a variety of adoption topics.


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