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Adopting the Older Child

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Publisher Comments:

Hundreds of thousands of children in this country are without permanent homes right now, waiting in foster homes and institutions for families who could adopt them. Here, in "a book that workers and parents have been waiting for" (Child Welfare), nationally known family counselor and adoptive parent Claudia Jewett explains just what is in store for those who decide to open their hearts to a waiting child.
 
"One of the truly fine books in its genre, rich with insights and practical counsel." (Publishers Weekly)

Synopsis:

Pros, cons, and how-to's for an increasingly popular option.

Synopsis:

The practical classic on adopting an older child.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-301) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780916782092
Author:
Jewett, Claudia L.
Publisher:
Harvard Common Press
Author:
Jarrett, Claudia Jewett
Location:
Harvard, Mass.
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Adoption
Subject:
Adopted children
Subject:
Older child adoption -- United States -- Case studies.
Subject:
Older child adoption.
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Adoption & Fostering
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Edition Number:
Paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Non Series
Series Volume:
no. 13, Summer 1991.
Publication Date:
19780931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.38 x 5.38 x 0.66 in

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