A Child Called "It" Very sad. I don't know how the woman called herself a mother. The Lost Boy & A Man Named Dave are also very good books. I literally read A Child Called It and The Lost Boy in the same sitting.
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda - Interweaves the stories of a baby girl in India, the American doctor who adopted her, and the Indian mother who gave her up in favor of a son, as two families become changed by the child that connects them.
Directed by Alexander Payne. With George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause. A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver. "The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in (Harper Perennial)