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In on It: What Adoptive Parents Would Like You to Know about Adoption: A Guide for Relatives and Friends
In on It: What Adoptive Parents Would Like You to Know about Adoption: A Guide for Relatives and Friends
by Elisabeth O'toole
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One adoption professional called 'In On It' "the adoption book for everyone else"--the many individuals who are not adoptive parents themselves but seek information and insights into adoption in order to best show their love and support, positively... (read more)

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Mother for Choco (92 Edition)
Mother for Choco (92 Edition)
by Eiko Kasza
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"The message is warm and reassuring, particularly to adoptees, stepkids, and other children who for various reasons don't resemble their caretakers." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Just right for the preschool group or beginning... (read more)

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God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother
God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother
by Amy Seek
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A searching, eloquent memoir about the joys and hardships of open adoption God and Jetfire is a mothers account of her decision to surrender her son in an open adoption and of their relationship over the twelve years that follow. Facing an unplanned... (read more)

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Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
by Sherrie Eldridge
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Three More Words
Three More Words
by Ashley Rhodes Courter
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In the sequel to the andlt;i andgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestselling memoir andlt;i andgt;Three Little Wordsandlt;/iandgt;, Ashley Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family sheand#8217;s... (read more)

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Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
by Regina Calcaterra
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A New York Times Notable Book “Casts a searing eye on the labyrinth that is the American foster care system.” — NPR’s On Point Who are the children of foster care? What, as a country, do we owe them? Cris Beam, a foster mother... (read more)

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Here Comes the Sun: A Journey to Adoption in 8 Chakras
Here Comes the Sun: A Journey to Adoption in 8 Chakras
by Leza Lowitz
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At thirty, Californian Leza Lowitz is single and traveling the world, which suits her just fine. Coming of age in Berkeley, California, during the sexual and feminist revolutions of the 1970s, she learned that marriage and family could wait. Or could... (read more)

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A Child's Journey Through Placement
A Child's Journey Through Placement
by Vera I. Fahlberg, M.d.
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Fahlberg, a retired pediatrician and psychotherapist, offers a guide for social-workers and caregivers on the complex needs, experiences and processes of children in the foster and adoptive-placement system. She focuses on the child's needs, feelings... (read more)

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The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care
The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care
by Nina Bernstein
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Nina Bernstein lives in New York City.“A wrenching account. . . . A brilliant, moving chronicle of a bright little girl named Shirley Wilder and the dogged lawyer…who tried to find her a home.” --The New York Times “An enthralling... (read more)

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Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
by Deborah D. Gray
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A reprint from 2002, this volume by Gray, a clinical social worker specializing in attachment, grief, and trauma and former therapeutic foster parent, helps prospective and current adoptive parents understand, care for, and promote healthy attachment... (read more)

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Three Little Words
Three Little Words
by Ashl Rhodes Courter
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Forty-four caseworkers, fourteen foster homes, and one girl who refused to fall through the cracks. Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes. As her mother spirals out of control, Ashley is left clinging to an... (read more)

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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
by Sherrie Eldridge
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From the author of the bestselling "Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew" comes an invaluable resource guide filled with practical advice to help adoptive parents form closer bonds with their children.... (read more)

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Shattered Dreams--Lonely Choices: Birthparents of Babies with Disabilities Talk about Adoption
Shattered Dreams--Lonely Choices: Birthparents of Babies with Disabilities Talk about Adoption
by Joanne Finnegan
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"I love this much-needed book. It is informative, honest, extremely helpful, and hope-filled. The personal stories and wonderful poetry touch the heart. I will definitely recommend it." Sharon Kaplan-Roszia, Adoption Specialist, Parenting Resources... (read more)

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The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
by Ann Fessler
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the... (read more)

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Is Adoption for You?: The Information You Need to Make the Right Choice
Is Adoption for You?: The Information You Need to Make the Right Choice
by Christine Adamec
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"Adoption is the right option for many more types of parents and children than we imagined a few decades ago. However, it is not the right choice for everyone. Is Adoption for You? is a guide to thinking through the issues."--from the Foreword by Jerri... (read more)

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Adoption (Contemporary World Issues)
Adoption (Contemporary World Issues)
by Barbara A Moe
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The ancient practice of adoption has changed significantly through history. In colonial America, parents adopted out their unwanted childrenthose who were "rude, stubborn, and unruly"to other families. Today, Americans go abroad looking for children to... (read more)

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Somewhere Out There
Somewhere Out There
by Ronna Quimby Huckaby
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The true story of an adopted girl growing up in small town Texas and her eventual search for her birth parents. The author is a Licensed Professional Counselor and provides insight into not only growing up adopted, but also the psychological empact.... (read more)

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Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship with Their Children
Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship with Their Children
by Sadie Olivia Meadows
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Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren is a story of one woman's struggle to get her daughter to stop doing drugs and be a mother to her son.More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Should grandparents refuse to raise their... (read more)

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You Can Adopt: An Adoptive Families Guide
You Can Adopt: An Adoptive Families Guide
by Susan Caughman
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From Adoptive Families magazine, the countrys leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and psychologists, as well as honest, intimate stories from... (read more)

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Family Bonds: Adoption and the Politics of Parenting
Family Bonds: Adoption and the Politics of Parenting
by Elizabeth Bartholet
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In this powerful book, Elizabeth Bartholet attempts to make sense of the worlds of adoption and fertility treatment by combining a moving personal narrative with compelling policy analysis. Family Bonds is conveniently available at a time when more... (read more)

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