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Wounded Lambs in the Shepherd’s Embrace by Jennifer Z. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 101,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
After a miscarriage and failed adoption attempts, I wonder if God has forgotten about me. Then we start foster parenting and I hear from heaven, "Now something VERY good is going to happen." Yet many children come and go. When I decline a cute baby because grandparents are approved for custody, God asks me to take him regardless of the outcome. I agree and enter a perilous battle for his life.
Healing at the Harbor by Keri Stone
Price: Free! Words: 102,350. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
My story starts in Utah retelling in detail how I was warned of what’s to come and what happened that got me to Maui. I take you on my journey, retelling how I picked myself up and got back on my two feet relying on Mother Maui to show me the way, guiding me to my destination of Utopia.
Casey's Adventures The Story of the life of a toy golden doodle by Patty Lo Tran
Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
story about the adoption process of a dog and how he has brought color into the lives of the family that adopted him.
One Child at a Time: The Mission of a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by Yolanda Bryant
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.
Luck Times Two, An Adoption Memoir by Sandra Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,560. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Luck Times Two is the story of Fu Shuang, who lives in an orphanage in Benxi, China, where she has been for 12 years. When she finds out that she may get adopted by an American family, she is uncertain about changing her life. The story tells of the horrors, sadness, scarcity, and ultimately joy that occurs throughout the journey to leave China and come to America. Luck was on her side.
Of Parents and Children: Tools for Nurturing a Lifelong Relationship by Jorge Bucay & Demián Bucay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2019 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Emotionally packed, entertaining, profound and insightful, "Of Parents and Children: Tools for Nurturing a Lifelong Relationship" gets to the bottom of what it takes to be a good and responsible parent; how to become an independent adult while maintaining a loving relationship with your parents; and how to preserve this fundamental and lifelong bond as a source of strength and mutual renewal.
You Don't Know How Lucky You Are: An Adoptee's Journey Through The American Adoption Experience by Rudy Owens
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 the greatest social-engineering experiments in U.S. history.
Holding Back the Tears by Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Follows Susan’s incredible life and her continued search for answers and information about her tormented childhood when she and her brother were given away by their mother and subsequently sent to Australia under the Child Migrant Scheme..
God’s Got This: A Strategic Prayer Guide for Your Adoption Journey by Jacqui Jackson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
With candor, humor, and grace, Jacqui Jackson steps in as your Big Sister, helping you create a support team to walk with you through the Christian parenting process. She provides practical tips for how to handle “The Wait.”
My Magdalen Home by Merlene Fawdry
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.
Confounding the Wise by Dan Kulp
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.
My Hopes And Dreams Were Never Broken by Rebecca De' Vaincre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Walk with Rebecca de’ Vaincre, a courageous woman whose faith in God sustained her! The strength that kept her rising-back-up and carrying on the fight for her children, during this battle many know, ‘so-little-about!’ “Follow me, as I-take-you-into-my-world, of this emotional illness called, ‘Reactive Attachment Disorder.’ See how God restores my life - marriage and my relationships!”
Unselfish Love by A. Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
She was beautiful. As much as I wanted her to, she wouldn’t come home with me. A different family would take her home. She would call them Mom and Dad. My heart broke to know that she wouldn’t call me Mom. I’d miss her first steps, her first words, her first day of school. I’d miss it all because she would have a better life.
Tummy Mommy Heart Mommy by Adrea Gibbs (illustrator) & Jennifer Kramer
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / Adoption
Adopting a child for many is a dream come true, but sometimes it can be a hard story when a child is old enough to understand they were brought into the world by someone else. "Tummy Mommy Heart Mommy" captures in simple language and illustrations the amazing love it takes for both someone to give up their child and someone to want to be able to give that same child a good and happy life.
Surviving: Life with a Maternal Bully by Glenda Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting
Follow Glenda Taylor’s account of struggle for survival in a tale of societal expectations and a case study in parenting. After enduring eighteen years of bullying, she leaves home to begin a new life. Her life story—at times poignant, sometimes uplifting examples of the human spirit and others heartbreaking accounts of pain and loss—are woven into a compelling story of triumph and survival.
A Single Strand by Edith J Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
A story of adoption, searching, finding and becoming a family for thirteen siblings separated by fifty-six years and 2,745 miles. A story of perseverance, frustration with the adoption laws and differing backgrounds all coming together in one place. It is the story of a group of people who become a family.
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 & 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.
Angelia's Story: Finding The Truth About My Adoption by M.A. Krantz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
Imagine growing up your whole life knowing you were adopted. Thirty plus years later, finally finding your birth mother and learning she may have never given you up. The lies, back stabbing and betrayal that occurs, is unbelievable. This is my story.
See You Tomorrow ... Reclaiming the Beacon of Hope by Gary Matloff
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
2014 USA BOOK NEWS FINALIST AWARD WINNER - nonfiction, narrative category A true story about resilience, and the journey of a lifetime for a pair of brothers and their new father against the sometimes all too uncompromising reality of international adoption.
The Crooked Little House by Mercy Giuliani
Price: $9.20 USD. Words: 47,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
I went looking for a new home, a new start, a new life. What I found was my new family.