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Hope: Beyond the Death of a Child by Brent Thielen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This book is about finding hope after the death of a child. It begins with one couple’s story of loss, and provides practical advice for grieving parents and insight for those who are helping to love and support someone who has lost a child. With an easy-to-read prose, Brent brings the reader into his experience of raw emotion and reflection in detailing how God carried them through their grief.
Finding Motherhood: An Unexpected Journey by Jill M Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
When Jill Murphy became pregnant at the age of seventeen, she was faced with some difficult decisions. Unsure of how to be the mother she knew her child deserved, Murphy chose adoption for her baby. Years later, after she married the man of her dreams, Murphy decided it was time to create the family she’d always imagined. Her journey toward motherhood then took an unexpected turn: adoption.
We Were Adopted: Triumph of the Human Spirit From the Lives of Celebrated People Who Were Adopted by Gregory P. Hawkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A book about celebrated people who were adopted. It's for all of us who wonder: Can I make it? Do I have value? Do I have a future? You're not alone. You do have a future. It's in your hands. It should be read by every boy and girl, every teenager, every young adult - but especially those who have been or are being raised by one or more adults who are not their natural parents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir by Claudia Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » 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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
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.
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.
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.
Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir by Lorilyn Roberts
Price: $3.99 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.
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.
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
My Secret Mother: an adoptee speaks to the girls who went away by Robert J Bannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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.