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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. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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...
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Eljays Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » 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. 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: 7,800. 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: 1,510. 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: 74,180. 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 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. Categories: 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. 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 Bannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,780. 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.
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. Categories: 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 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.