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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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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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Inside Transracial Adoption
Inside Transracial Adoption
by Gail Steinberg
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At last! The co-directors of Pact: An Adoption Alliance offer their dynamic organization's cutting edge tools for fostering honesty and authenticity in matters of adoption and race. Acknowledging white identity issues for transracial adopters and... (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
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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 Russian Word for Snow
The Russian Word for Snow
by Janis Cooke Newman
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Janis Cooke Newman first saw the baby who would become her son on a videotape. He was 10 months old and naked, lying on a metal changing table while a woman in a white lab coat and a babushka tried to make him smile for the camera. Four months later, the... (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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Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
by Gregory C Keck
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“MY MIND GOES BLANK, MY PALMS GET SWEATY, AND NOTHING I SAY SEEMS TO MAKE ANY SENSE.”-A Christian businessman describing what happens when he tries to share his faith Do you have a hard time sharing your faith with others? It’s no... (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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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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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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If I Love My Kid Enough: The Reality of Raising an Adopted Child
If I Love My Kid Enough: The Reality of Raising an Adopted Child
by Sara-jane Hardman
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"IF I LOVE MY KID ENOUGH: THE REALITY OF RAISING AN ADOPTED CHILD" is based on the true story of Bethany. Adopted in infancy, she showed the promise of the perfect child. But early on there were indications that hers might not be a "happily ever after... (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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Dreams of pregnancy include the expectation that nine months of waiting will end with a joyous event. But, each year, a shattered dream occurs for thousands of couples who receive the news that their child will have a disabling condition severe enough... (read more)

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Home Now
Home Now
by Lesley Beake
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Sieta remembers a happy home far away over the mountains, but now she is living with her Aunty in a place she calls Home Now. Her new home is a busy, friendly place, but Sieta can't seeem to smile. Then one day she meets an orphaned baby elephant at the... (read more)

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Yes, You Can Adopt!: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents
Yes, You Can Adopt!: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents
by Richard Mintzer
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Mintzer's comprehensive and reassuring book combines his own expertise with anecdotal advice from adoptive parents to help anyone who is considering adoption to make well-informed decisions. It also discusses how to best evaluate adoption agencies and... (read more)

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