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Finding Gloria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse
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Imagine growing up hearing you are nothing. Imagine believing you are predestined to be useless and worthless. Imagine believing you are unlovable and TWO mothers despised you enough to either toss you aside or abuse you.
One Child at a Time: The Mission of a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
When children are taken from their family, due to abuse or neglect, they enter the custody of social services and are put into a foster home. Some of these children are lucky enough to be given a Court Appointed Special Advocate. “One Child at a Time” shares the experiences of CASAs working to give children a voice in court, and a chance to return to a safe home, or to find a new forever home.
You Don't Know How Lucky You Are: An Adoptee's Journey Through The American Adoption Experience
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Rudy Owens’s memoir, You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are, weaves his successful journey of self-discovery as an adoptee with public health, historic, and scientific research. His quest for his identity and justice reveal how biology, kinship, and discrimination still shape the U.S. adoption system, one of greatest social-engineering experiments in U.S. history.
Confounding the Wise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Children with special needs
Children with special needs are not always given to those who are both willing and able to meet their needs. But here we discover there are people who will seek sacrifice in order to provide the life that so many are willing to discard. Confounding the Wise describes the sometimes brutal view that many countries have toward Down syndrome and other diagnoses.
El Milagro de mi Imperfección
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,450. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Hay libros que te permiten ver tu entorno con otros ojos. Hay otros libros que te invitan a mirar tu mundo interno de una manera distinta. El libro que tienes en tus manos te abrirá la mirada en ambas direcciones para entender las maravillas, los dramas, los retos y las oportunidades que sacuden a un ser humano cuando no puede concebir hijos.
My Magdalen Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
This is a chapter excerpt from a longer work, The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, by the same author. It gives an insight into the daily operation of Mt St Canice, a Good Shepherd Convent laundry that operated in Sunday bay, Hobart, Tasmania, between 1803 and 1981.
Call Me Ella
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Call Me Ella is a heartwarming and uplifting story about a young girl who considered her adoptive parents her “real parents,” yet needed to know her roots. She had no idea that her twenty-four year search for her birthmother, which did not begin until after both of her parents had passed away, would involve Sopranos-like tales of organized crime, gambling, and infidelity.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & 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.
What I Wish I Had Known Before Adopting: Preparing for Adoption and Dispelling Adoption Myths
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships & 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.

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