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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 19.99
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... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95
Why Can't My Child Behave? gives a step-by-step guide to understanding empathy and provides a readable and authoritative book on dealing with childrens' challenging behaviour within foster or adoptive families. more...
- Harvard Common Press 2011; US$ 16.95
With compassion for adopted individuals and adoptive and birth parents alike, Adam Pertman explores the history and human impact of adoption, explodes the corrosive myths surrounding it, and tells compelling stories about its participants as they grapple with issues relating to race, identity, equality, discrimination, personal history, and connections... more...
- Harvard Common Press 1978; US$ 19.99
Hundreds of thousands of children in this country are without permanent homes right now, waiting in foster homes and institutions for families who could adopt them. Here, in "a book that workers and parents have been waiting for" (Child Welfare), nationally known family counselor and adoptive parent Claudia Jewett explains just what is in store for... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Janis Cooke Newman is a frequent contributor to Salon.com and other magazines. Her stories have appeared in several anthologies, including Travelers' Tales . She lives in northern California with her husband and their son. The author is donating 10 percent of her proceeds from The Russian Word for Snow to funds that provide financial assistance... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 16.95
Adopted Like Me is a children's picture book that tells the stories of famous and inspirational people, all of whom were adopted. Read about great musicians like Bo Diddley, politicians like Nelson Mandela, stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as inventors, athletes, a princess skilled in judo and fencing, and many more. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 19.99
For anyone involved in, or thinking about, adopting a child from abroad, The International Adoption Handbook is an essential guide. The process of international adoption can sometimes seem complex, frustrating, and endless. This step-by-step guide, which provides the necessary hard facts and information -- as well as support through the experiences... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.99
Foster children are more likely than other children to be involved in risky activities online due to backgrounds of neglect and abuse, an absence of supportive adults and low self-esteem. This book covers the online dangers you might encounter, from cyberbullying to inappropriate contact, and provides strategies to keep foster children safe online. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
In 2011 Karen Scott and Mark Finlay and their six children opened their home and hearts to a sad, skinny five-year-old boy who was placed with them by New Zealand's Child, Youth and Family services. James arrived with nothing other than the clothes he was wearing, supposedly for just a short-term stay. But what followed were two turbulent years as... more...