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To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care
by Cris Beam
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Who are the children of foster care? What, as a country, do we owe them? Cris Beam, a foster mother herself, spent five years immersed in the world of foster care looking into these questions and tracing firsthand stories. The result is To the End of... (read more)

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Reunited: An Investigative Genealogist Unlocks Some of Life's Greatest Family Mysteries
Reunited: An Investigative Genealogist Unlocks Some of Life's Greatest Family Mysteries
by Pamela Slaton
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In this poignant and heartwarming narrative, renowned genealogist Pamela Slaton tells the most striking stories from her incredibly successful career of reconnecting adoptees with long-lost birth parents Reunited follows the tradition of Ann Fesslers... (read more)

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Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
by Kay Bratt
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“An eye-opening account of life in Chinas orphanages. Kay Bratt vividly details the conditions and realities faced by Chinese orphans in an easy-to-read manner that draws the reader in to the heart-wrenching moments she has experienced in her work... (read more)

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Hope's Boy
Hope's Boy
by Andrew Bridge
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"Critics Choice . . . Shocking, inspiring, unforgettable." --People magazine "Andrew Bridge has written an affecting, moving memoir which in the end is a poignant cry for rethinking our foster care system. Hope's Boy will stay with you... (read more)

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Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale
Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale
by Karen Henry Clark
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With a beautiful, poetic text reminiscent of a lullaby and textured, gentle-hued illustrations, this book tells a moving story about a baby's journey from one side of the globe to the other. Full color.... (read more)

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Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies (Reading Rainbow Book)
Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies (Reading Rainbow Book)
by Ann Turner
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A little boy living in a distant country is lonely. He needs a bed of his own, a room of his own, a house of his own -- and most of all, a momma and poppa of his own. But he must travel far to get them. He must fly for a day and a night through blue... (read more)

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Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation
Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation
by Linda J. Seligmann
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Family-making in America is in a state of flux—the ways people compose their families is changing, including those who choose to adopt. Broken Links, Enduring Ties is a groundbreaking comparative investigation of transnational and interracial... (read more)

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A Place to Call Home: The Amazing Success Story of Modern Orphanages
A Place to Call Home: The Amazing Success Story of Modern Orphanages
by Martha Randolp Carr
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Jamie Foxx, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Angelina Jolie: These are just a few of the famous faces who have gotten involved in the world crisis of homeless children. What is in the best interests of the child is once again a hot topic, and finally, with a... (read more)

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Rescuing Julia Twice: A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption and Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder
Rescuing Julia Twice: A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption and Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder
by Tina Traster
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When the New York Post published Tina Trasters essay about her difficulty bonding with her daughter, Julia, whom she and her husband had adopted from a Siberian orphanage, the seasoned journalist was shocked and overwhelmed by the response, both... (read more)

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Parenting the Hurt Child Revised and Updated: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
Parenting the Hurt Child Revised and Updated: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
by Gregory C. Keck, Ph.d.
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“Godliness is more than a character trait,” writes Jerry Bridges. “It is a foundational spiritual quality that makes the entire Christian life dynamic, effective, and pleasing to God.” Growing in godliness is a twofold process. It... (read more)

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My Bonus Mom
My Bonus Mom
by Tami Butcher
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In rhythmic verse, My Bonus Mom , shows children of divorced families that a positive attitude can lead to a happy outcome and springs open their hearts and minds to accept their own bonus moms. It captures the mixed emotions that surge through young... (read more)

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
by Dave Pelzer
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Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother... (read more)

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Orphan Trains : Placing Out in America (92 Edition)
Orphan Trains : Placing Out in America (92 Edition)
by Marilyn Irvin Holt
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These presentations, based on Dorothea Petrie's meeting with a man who had been placedout in Dysart, Iowa, in 1894, gave to a large general audience one story of the placing-out system.... (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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The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past
The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past
by Karin Evans
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This bestselling journalistic memoir explores Chinese and American culture at a unique point of intersection: the baby girls who, each year, are abandoned in one country and adopted in the other.... (read more)

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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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China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood
China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood
by Jeff Gammage
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After eighteen years together, Christine and I are down to our last hour as a couple. By dinner we will be a threesome. It seems strange to stand so firmly atop a generational fault line, to know that in an hour you'll be a parent, to understand that... (read more)

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Goyangi Means Cat
Goyangi Means Cat
by Christine Mcdonnell
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When Soo Min comes from Korea to live with her new American family, she struggles to learn English and adjust to unfamiliar surroundings. She finds great comfort in the family's cat, Goyangi - that is, until he runs away. After searching the streets with... (read more)

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Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children
Zachary's New Home: A Story for Foster and Adopted Children
by Geraldine Blomquist
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Children in foster care and adopted children often suffer painful separations from their families for reasons that they may not understand. They are often very confused, angry, and sad. This comforting story describes what happens to Zachary the kitten... (read more)

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Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother
Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother
by Linda Greenlaw
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New York Times–bestselling author Linda Greenlaw tells of her greatest challenge: adopting a teenage daughter The only female swordfish boat captain in the country and a survivor of the real Perfect Storm, Linda Greenlaw was not a woman to shy away... (read more)

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