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  • Complete Surrender - The True Story of a Family's Dark Secret and the Brothers it Tore Apart at Birthby Dave Sharp; Ian McEwan

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 7.28

    Wanted:Home for baby boy, aged 1 month, complete surrender. In late 1942, that advert was placed in the Reading Mercury. Two weeks later, on the deserted platform of Reading railway station, a young couple who had read the advert were to fleetingly meet the mother of this baby boy as she passed the child over to them. The reasons for the surrender... more...

  • No Biking in the House Without a Helmetby Melissa Fay Greene

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 15.99

    Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood When the two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene confided to friends that she and her husband planned to adopt a four-year-old boy from Bulgaria to add to their four children at home, the news threatened to place her, she writes, "among the greats: the Kennedys, the McCaughey septuplets,... more...

  • Philomenaby Martin Sixsmith

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 10.37

    When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the Church took him from her and sold him, like countless others, to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising never to attempt... more...

  • Home, School, and Community Collaborationby Kathy Beth Grant; Julie A. Ray

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 85.00 US$ 72.25

    Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration, Third Edition uses the culturally responsive family support model as a framework to prepare teachers to work with diverse families. This text includes contributions from 22 experts in the field, offering a wide range of perspectives on issues... more...

  • 22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndromeby Maxine Aston; Rudy Simone

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 15.95

    This book looks at 22 common traits that women may discover when they are dating, living with or married to a man with Asperger's Syndrome. Simone explores Asperger's relationships with honesty and understanding, drawing on research and personal experience to inform and advise women with AS partners. more...

  • Introduction to International Educationby Mary Hayden

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 33.00

    Written by an expert in the field of international education, this comprehensive guide examines the key themes of this evolving field. The book explores the various origins, definitions and classifications of international education, and considers the audiences it serves, including the students, teachers, parents and administrators. It also looks at... more...

  • Labor of the Heartby Ph.D. Kathleen Whitten

    M. Evans & Company 2008; US$ 15.99

    As would-be parents cycle through the adoption process, they balance anxiety and fear with the life-altering decision of adoption. The emotional toll of this dance can be completely overwhelming and can confuse parents while navigating the decisions of how to expand their families. Utilizing extensive research and the author's own experience, Labor... more...

  • The Foster Parenting Manualby Mary Perdue; John DeGarmo

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 17.95

    The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, this book describes what you can expect from foster parenting, how to access help and support and how to ensure the best care for your child. more...

  • The Waiting Childby Cindy Champnella

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    The inspiring true story of a four-year-old Chinese orphan who convinces her adoptive American family to return to China to rescue the little boy she couldn't forget Adopted by an American family at age four, Jaclyn traveled to her new home with a great burden. Her new family had to leave behind a little boy who had been under her charge at the Chinese... more...

  • Why Can't My Child Behave?by Amber Elliott

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95

    Why Can't My Child Behave? is an authoritative guide to developing empathy in dealing with children's challenging behaviour within foster or adoptive families. more...