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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 and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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.
Retrieving Isaac & Jason by Elliott Flies Foster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In this heartwarming tale, Kai the Minnesota-born yellow Labrador Retriever recounts how she and her two dads adopted her human brothers. With a unique canine perspective, Kai delivers a gift of love through her words and stories that will make readers laugh and cry as they follow Kai's amazing journey to create her own pack.
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.
Wounded Lambs in the Shepherd’s Embrace by Jennifer Z. Wright
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
My encounters with God on glorious and sometimes dangerous Colorado mountains inspire me to persevere as I seek to adopt in the tumultuous foster care system. I plead with God to heal a suicidal mom and save a baby girl from abduction by her violent meth addicted dad. Meet winsome kids and angry victims whose needs I voice to calloused caseworkers. In the chaos a heavenly promise brings me hope.
Call Me Ella by Joan E. Kaufman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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.
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 and 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..
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.
The Great Behavior Breakdown by Bryan Post
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Start understanding the causes and steps necessary to help end, once and for all, some of the most difficult behaviors your child exhibits today. Lying, stealing, defiance, incessant chatter...presented here are 27 of the most serious, problematic and challenging behaviors that parents face and step-by-step guidance from one of America’s foremost child behavior experts on how to deal with them.
Goodbye, Mummy Darling by Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.