Welcome to Rare Adoption Books

Information is Your Secret SuperPower!

Author of the Rare Adoption Books Collective

Janine VANCE Author of Rare Adoption Books for Adults
"Hi! I believe knowledge is power. My hope is to empower you. I believe all of us together can protect families and children from a lucrative industry that targets children and abandons mothers. And it starts with information. I would love it if you joined this worldwide movement by the people for the people most impacted by adoption-—adopted people, families separated by adoption, and parents of loss." Read more here.
Author, Janine Vance

What the Agencies Won't Tell You About Adoption.

If You Want the Full Adoption Spectrum
you won't need to look any further.

"Adopted people are real people who do not deserve to be stigmatized and persecuted when we request our adoption documents. We have the legal right to present the hidden side of adoption, and as a consequence, we condemn any harassment of any kind against this human rights effort."

Author & Historian, Janine Vance

Rare Adoption Books

What Are Adopted People Saying about adoption?

Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists begins with personal accounts and then shifts to a bird’s eye view of adoption from domestic, intercountry, and transracial adoptees who are now adoptee rights activists.

Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists

Prepare to Have Your Comfortable Preconceptions Challenged.


Has the Global Man-made Market for Children Exploited Mothers, Fathers, Families, and Communities?
Gain a bird's-eye view of the hidden side of the practice here.

Are You University or Organization?Order the Textbook Version Here

Gives Insight Into the Community

Korean Adoptees, Finally Speaking Freely...

After years of forced "positivity" led by the profiteers, it is time to be real. 

This CollectionCompiled by Korean Adoptees Worldwide
Empowerment for Adopted People

Know Your Rights and Claim Them

The Light of Truth

Do You Believe Adopted People should have the same rights as all other humans?

If you believe adopted people should have the same rights as all other humans, you will find value in this rare book advocating for equality—even for adopted people.
Master Your AdoptionAre You a NGO or Organization?

Empowerment for Adopted People

Adoption News & Events

Activist Spotlight

Ed Johnson

Ed is a fan of Rare Adoption Books for Adults when he read the quote on Instagram, "A Stranger Becomes Your Mother & Your Mother Becomes a Stranger." He stopped to read Adoption What You Should Know and was hooked.  Ed agrees information is power, especially after years of feeling isolated Read More →

Learn About Adoption Trafficking

Learn the intersection between child trafficking and intercountry adoption. Protect and educate US citizens and global partners on the crisis of adoption trafficking. Together we advocate for all solutions that do not erase a person's true identity, which prohibits all future potential relationships with their families.

What is Adoption TRAFFICKING?

Let's Stop Adoption Exploitation

Learn How To See Adoption From a Human Rights Perspective

Join the Town Hall Discussion on Adoption.