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This Is Mine: My Story, My Life
By Malinda Phillips
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
By Kevin Fisher-Paulson
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
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.
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.
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.
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. 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
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
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.
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
(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
By Nikki Biers
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.
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