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Spotlight on AF

Summer Heritage Calendar
Ready to plan some family time with your child? Get our comprehensive list of upcoming summer activities, including homeland tours, heritage camps, and culture days, here. You can search events by culture, or browse by location. Have fun this summer!

Best Books List
Ever wonder what other families are reading? See our list of of adoptee memoirs, poetic picture books, parenting manuals, and a lot more—selected by AF reviewers, parents, kids, and editors. Browse eight years of book reviews, and fill up your shelf with our must-haves.

Getting Started
Are you starting on the journey to adoption—or do you know someone who is? Get answers to all your questions from The Adoption Guide, our definitive manual for navigating the process.

Raising Your Kids
Our online coverage offers a glimpse of this issue's feature on raising Latino children (the second of a three-part series—look for a special report on Asian-American children in our next issue).

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