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Hope: Beyond the Death of a Child by Brent Thielen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Brent has Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Human Resources. He also earned a Certificate of Biblical Studies from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Brent spent five years working as an Organization Effectiveness Consultant before leaving his career to raise his two adopted children.
The Children Who Raised Me by Shivonne Costa
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017 by Austin Brothers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
A fascinating journey with a mother as she discovers her true self through her children. Shivonne Costa's experience is an inviting journey from being unable to have children, being a foster parent, adopting two children with RAD, losing a child, and finally giving birth. You will learn much about yourself as you laugh and cry with the author.
Adoptia - Un act de iubire by Cristina Alina Naftanaila
Price: $7.20 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: Romanian. Published: December 27, 2016 and represented by LETRAS. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Cartea Adoptia –un act de iubire se doreste a fi un ghid practic care sa raspunda viitorilor parinti unor intrebări legate de procesul de adoptie. Cristina Alina Naftanaila descrie, prin exemple concrete, cum se construieste relatia cu un copil adoptat si a inclus idei originale desprinse din experienta proprie, de mama adoptiva.
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.
What's My Name Now, Daddy? by Glenn Ernest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
People attempting adoptions, particularly international adoptions, soon learn that they are about to encounter a stifling bureaucracy. This is the story of how one family successfully dealt with them, together with tips which should save people not only a great deal of time but also perhaps thousands of dollars along the way. The author did, so anyone can do it once they learn how.
Echoes of Silence: Letters to a Drug Addicted Mother from the Woman Who Took Her Place by Gwen Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Gwen unfolds a story of hope and heartache as she attempts to connect with her drug addicted niece, Melissa, to help her find her way back to her babies. As time passes, more and more discoveries are made of the horrors and abuse inflicted upon her children. Hope turns to despair as Gwen is overwhelmed by the task of healing these traumatized youngsters.
Conquering Chaos by Catelynn Lowell & Tyler Baltierra
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Since Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra shared their story of teen pregnancy and adoption on the MTV's 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, they've been known for their inspiring commitment to growing up right. Now, in their debut book, Catelynn and Tyler tell the story in their own words...and they leave nothing out.
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.
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.
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.