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Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life shares life stories of those who have experienced foster care. Philly shares through imagery, using Pandora's Box as a metaphor for her complicated relationship with her biological family. ShirleyAlexis pours out her story, the painful horrifying truth of it, in a torrent of words that capture you and hold you breathless...
A Song for Lost Angels: How Daddy and Papa Fought to Save Their Family
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by D. Patrick Miller. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book tells the intimate history of a family of two men plus triplets that came together suddenly one day, and thrived for a year before being torn apart by groundless prejudice. San Francisco author Kevin Fisher-Paulson tells this riveting story with grace, dignity, and a surprisingly generous dose of humor.
Loss, Adoption, & Love... My Human And Spiritual Journey
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This deeply personal story will resonate with many people, including those who are not actually involved with adoption. The Author’s life journey is inspiring, and has been one of Australia’s catalysts for growth since the secrecy laws around adoption were lifted.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
Signing with A Heavy Hand and Heart, Love Mommy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I take my FAS and turn it into a teaching tool to help others learn what I go through every day of my life. If one person listens to what I have to say, then I have done my job. This is what I was born to do. I have won many awards for my work. The awards I’ve won have been great, but my biggest award is knowing that my message is being delivered and knowing I might make a difference for 1 child
Journey To Josie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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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.
Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir
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Price: $3.99 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.
Adoption, The Best Gift: A handbook for prospective adoptive parents
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
When Nikki Biers and her husband started looking into adoption, they had no idea what to expect. First adoption experiences can be overwhelming and even a little frightening especially not knowing what questions to ask. Adoption, The Best Gift was born from this need for basic procedural and emotional guidance. Each chapter covers an important step in making the dream of a family a reality.
Journey Back Home: A Dad's Tale of Fostering and Adoption
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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.
Our Own: Adopting and Parenting the Older Child
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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.
Raising Shane: Foster Care and Adoption of the Special Needs Child
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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.
Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call
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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.
It's Heart Work: Being The Village That Raises A Child...
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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.
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective
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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.
Learning to Love a Stranger
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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."
Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong Families
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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.