Synopses & Reviews
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)
Pros, cons, and how-to's for an increasingly popular option.
The practical classic on adopting an older child.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -301) and index.