Books tagged: foster parenting

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Small Voices on our Doorstep
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Three foster children, barely able to speak, told us about unspeakable abuse. We had no idea they'd turn our lives upside down or that their quiet voices would launch one of Canada's largest child sexual abuse investigations. And in the meantime, we had a family to raise.
To Live Each Moment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
A 33-year-old teacher and foster mother created a gift of words for her young children. Her upbeat narrative of treatment for breast cancer shows how laughter and the support of God and people help us live fully in all circumstances. Now, three decades later, Janet reissues this book to encourage the wife of her granddaughter’s basketball coach, just diagnosed with breast cancer, also at 33.
Guilty of Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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When do you know the most important decision of your life is the right one? Reaping the seeds from what she's sown; Cheney Reynolds moves into a historic neighborhood in Missouri, and becomes a reclusive. But two annoying won't give her peace. One is Parke Kokumuo Jamison VI, a direct descendant of a royal African tribe. Complete opposites do attract. Unwittingly, they are drawn to each other.
This Is Mine: My Story, My Life
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...
Sam Nobody's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Orphans & Foster Homes, Fiction » Christian » General
This is a christian book looking in the eyes of a young teenager named Sam Brodie. As she goes through many of the troubles and turmoils faced by children going through the foster care system. As she struggles with her foster mother Susan while trying to find her identity and place in the world and dreaming of a return to the life with her real mother.
21 Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,650. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
21 Schools is based on my daily journal and updates of five foster children spanning 25 years. This book is written to assist in preparing people to become foster parents, to be a case study resource for the training or continuing education of professionals engaged in the foster parent system and to make the general public aware of the desperate situation of so many of our precious children.
Meant To Be
Series: Classic Romantic Suspense. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
From USA-Today bestselling author Edie Claire, a 4.5 Star Romantic Times Top Pick & Romance Reviews Today Perfect Ten Award winner! After Meara's estranged biological mother whispers a string of confusing words on her deathbed, the adoptee not only inherits half a historic Pennsylvania inn, but is swept into a legacy of love, mystery, and deception that shakes her idea of family to its very core.
Journey Back Home: A Dad's Tale of Fostering and Adoption
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.