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A Beginner's Guide to Low-Cost Adoptions by John Armeau
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: 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
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. Categories: 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.
Learning to Love a Stranger by Cathy Bonnstetter
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: 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."
Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call by Mardie Caldwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: 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... by Evelyn Polk
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by HEART Talk Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
...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.
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.. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Essay » Sociology
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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.
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 Ideas into Books: Westview. Categories: 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.
Parenting Pandora by Essie Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Parenting an adopted child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) can be an immense struggle. The child's behavior is often incomprehensible, and traditional parenting seems to make it worse. This booklet explores the child's motivation while providing hints and tips to smooth the path.
Giving Up Children by Sunny Todd
Price: $12.97 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: 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.
The Adoption of Daniel by Dee Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » 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.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped! by Michael Curry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » 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.
Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir by Lorilyn Roberts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
Communist blockades, life-threatening illness, betrayal, and deceit all play a part in this one-of-a-kind adoption memoir.
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. Categories: 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.
Signing with A Heavy Hand and Heart, Love Mommy by Sondra Torres
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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
Concurrent Planning: A Journey of Infertility to Adoption by Dawn Xu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
Explore the heartbreaking journey of infertility that ends in adoption from foster care.
What I Wish I Had Known Before Adopting: Preparing for Adoption and Dispelling Adoption Myths by Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Preparing for adoption involves more than setting up a nursery. It also means learning how to be more sensitive to the needs of adoptees so adoptive parents can be better prepared when their adopted children deal with emotional issues concerning their adoption. Besides addressing thoughtless comments, this article (about 7,700 words) exposes several of the myths linked with adoption.
Building Your Forever Family: A Guide to Domestic Infant Adoption by Christine Kruger-Remus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Adoption is becoming more and more common as a way to build a family. Yet it can be a confusing process if you don’t have a guide to help you understand what to expect. If you’re considering adoption but are wondering what to expect, this book will help you understand the ins and outs of the adoption process, answer questions you might have, and give you confidence for the road ahead.
Loss, Adoption, & Love... My Human And Spiritual Journey by Ann James
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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.