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Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong Families
By Patricia Irwin Johnston
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 224,170. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009 by Perspectives Press Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Single or married, heterosexual or LGBT, whatever the family building chillenge, you can grow a family! Adopting offers decision making tools and solid, detailed information for those exploring adoption, including whether to, how to, who to and parenting issues.Chosen as the best new self help book in the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Awards, and cited by one reviewer as The Adoptipedia.
A Beginner's Guide to Low-Cost Adoptions
By John Armeau
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Free guide to low-cost U.S. and international adoptions. Written by adoptive parents, this book provides valuable insight into the adoption process, available children, best internet resources, avoidable pitfalls, plus tax credits, loans, and grants. See adoptioninformationsite.com
Learning to Love a Stranger
By Cathy Bonnstetter
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
(5.00 from 1 review)
When families make the decision to adopt overseas they often think the big challenges come with the administrative processes. Those are huge challenges, but even bigger ones and the amazing awards come when that child, who has been just a thought, finally comes home. In this book, several families discuss that all important first year they were "learning to love a stranger."
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
By Richard Hill
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call
By Mardie Caldwell
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Do you feel that you are called to adopt a child? Many Christian families, seeing the need to step forward in faith and raise a child not of their bodies, are choosing to learn more about the miracle of families created through adoption.
Readiness to Adopt Children with Special Needs: A Self-Survey for Prospective Adoptive Parents
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This survey is for prospective adoption parents who are considering adopting children children with special needs. Your answers will show you where you have strengths as a parent and where you have room for improvement.
The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay
By Michael Eskin
Series: Subway Line, no. 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
THE WISDOM OF PARENTHOOD is a provocative meditation on the meaning, experience and practice of parenthood both as a universally human phenomenon across history and, more specifically, in the age of assisted reproduction, in vitro fertilization, gestational surrogacy, “third-party production,” international adoption and the transformation of the nuclear family with the rise of LGBT parenting.
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective
By Sally Bacchetta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent’s Perspective is a tender, revealing look at adoption from the parent perspective. Whether you are an adoptive parent, an adoptee, someone considering adoption, or simply curious about adoption dynamics, this book will touch your heart and increase your sensitivity to the challenges and joys that are unique to adoptive parenting.
Raising Shane: Foster Care and Adoption of the Special Needs Child
By Kate Rosemary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
If you are thinking about fostering or adoption, this is a good book to start with. In 52 short chapters on different topics related to adoption and foster care, this book invites you thoughtfully prepare for the realistic challenges you may face. Each thought-provoking topic is illustrated by a poignant real-life example, followed by suggestions to help you get ready for a special needs child.
It's Heart Work: Being The Village That Raises A Child...
By Evelyn Polk
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by HEART Talk Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
...is a memoir in which "Ms.Evelyn" shares the joys and pains of counseling, mentoring, parenting,and caring for youth impacted by the circumstances of separation from their biological parents.
Giving Up Children
By Sunny Todd
Price: $12.97 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
I wrote Giving Up Children hoping to help other women that are pregnant and thinking about adoption or that has already gave their baby up for adoption. I have been in their shoes before. I have experienced all the emotions that they will go through. The depression,the loneliness, the anger, etc.
Our Own: Adopting and Parenting the Older Child
By Trish Maskew
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Snowcap Press. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
An adoptive mother draws on her own experiences, extensive research, and interviews with adoptive families, grown adoptees, and professionals to create a memorable collection of practical tips and real-life stories for anyone who's adopting, or has adopted, an older child.
The Adoption of Daniel
By Dee Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
If you have ever wanted to adopt a child, you may be interested in a true story of adoption. Here is the account of the adoption of Daniel.
Darby's Story The Life of an Adopted Dog
By Martha Steward
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Darby found himself in the city pound waiting a certain fate. When a local rescue dog group saved him, and placed Darby in a foster home. For several months Darby’s hopes were, a family would adopt him. Christmas was just around the corner. The book is simply written with adopted pets dealing with blended family issues. The content can be appreciated by adults and children.
Ten Things Wonderful Parents do for Their Children
By Constance Lang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Guidelines for special needs adoption and strategies for parenting children with special needs and challenging behaviors
Are You My Mommy? The Search For My Birth Mother
By Janet Louise Stephenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Butterfly Maiden Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With each new family, Jen would run up to the woman and eagerly ask, "Are you my mommy?" It took many years for me to comprehend our adopted family wouldn't pass us along like the others had. Thirty years later, the desire for answers to our lifelong questions compelled us to search out our birth mother.
Who Gives Up Adorable Little Girls Anyway? The Search For My Birth Father
By Janet Louise Stephenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Butterfly Maiden Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abandoned as young girls, two sisters seek answers to the questions that have haunted them for over 30 years.
My Secret Mother: an adoptee speaks to the girls who went away
By Robert Bannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Robert J. Bannon was surprised to learn about the numerous shared feelings and challenges between birth mothers and the child they gave up. As an adoptee, he was compelled to explore this unique relationship resulting in a book of love and inspiration that will capture the hearts of everyone with any connection to adoption. My Secret Mother reveals the true feelings of a son still wondering.
Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir
By Lorilyn Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Communist blockades, life-threatening illness, betrayal, and deceit all play a part in this one-of-a-kind adoption story.
Journey Back Home: A Dad's Tale of Fostering and Adoption
By EE George
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Nowadays foster parents get all kinds of training prior to opening their door to their first child, none of which provides the missing ingredient that a substitute Mom or Dad really needs: experience. That’s where Journey Back Home comes in. The narrative has relevance to anyone interested in dealing with difficult child behaviors or directing their children’s lives purposefully.