Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption

Loss, Adoption, & Love... My Human And Spiritual Journey
By Ann James
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
By Claudia Chapman
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.
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.
How To Get My kids Back From Child Protective Services
By Gloria Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
My family has adopted 2 sibling groups, a total of 6 children and fostered over twenty through foster care. Arm yourself with knowledge to avoid common pitfalls in this process. Learn what can be done right now to get your children back.
Journey To Josie
By James Chew
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.
Adoption and Parenting: The Ultimate Insider Guide to a Successful Adoption Process
By Jayne Omojayne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Jayne Omojayne. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
No matter what you or anybody may think, there is something special to having those little kids around you! And in fact, it does not really matter whether they are yours naturally or not, if you understand what I mean....Yes, I know, because I am a parent, and the thought of having a child in your life is one that many people are excited about. However, when it comes to the issue of adoption, you
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.
What I Wish I Had Known Before Adopting: Preparing for Adoption and Dispelling Adoption Myths
By Venice Kichura
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » 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.
Adoptee Search: California Guide
By Lisa Kenefick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A detailed step-by-step guide to finding an adoptee's original birth record in California.
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.
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
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Communist blockades, life-threatening illness, betrayal, and deceit all play a part in this one-of-a-kind adoption story.
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.
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
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.
Long Story Short: Year of the Water Goat
By Jan Risher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Long Story Short: Year of the Water Goat is a must read for anyone who has or is considering adopted internationally, especially from China. Columnist Jan Risher believes one of the most important aspects of international adoption is the embracing of a new culture and country for the adopting family as well. In the Chinese zodiac, 2003 was the year of the water goat.
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.
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.
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.
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.