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- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during those years and recently... more...
- Beacon Press 2012; US$ 16.00
A compelling, dramatic narrative of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother, shedding light on the alarming and growing problem of international adoption fraud. Over the past five years, over 100,000 children were adopted into the United States, 20,000 of whom came... more...
- Midpoint Trade Books 2011; US$ 14.95
While books about adoption proliferate, none of them addresses the subject of open and interracial adoption like Jana Wolff's personal and frank account does in [i]Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother[/i]. Often irreverent, always insightful, surprisingly funny and stunningly honest, [i]Secret Thoughts[/i] tells it like it is: How it feels for... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Someinformation comes from people who know a lot about it, while somecomes from people who don’t know anything about it but makeassumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences havebeen good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. Theresult? Enough conflicting... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 23.99
An informed, comprehensive guide to raising a multicultural family. How many times do you celebrate the New Year at home? Just once? If your family is Jewish, Chinese, and a few other things besides, you might celebrate twice or even three times a year! As the rate of cross-cultural adoption grows in the United States, new traditions are emerging.... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 13.27
Now in paperback, a courageous mother's story that gives new meaning to the word 'family'. Your children are not your children they are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself they come through you but not from you And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. Kahlil Gabran Managing a household of eight children is not... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1995; US$ 31.95
Raising Other People's Kids: A Guide for Houseparents, Foster Parents, and fiDirect Care Providers is a down-to-earth, practical guide to child development and interpersonal relationship skills. Theoretical work in child development and interpersonal relationships is translated into plain, everyday language and illustrated by a rich variety of... more...
- Algonquin Books 2010; US$ 13.95
In a true story of family ties, journalist Mei-Ling Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America, comes face to face with her past when her Chinese birth family suddenly requests a reunion after more than two decades. In 1974, a baby girl from Taiwan arrived in America, the newly adopted child of a loving couple in Michigan.... more...
- Hachette Australia 2012; US$ 23.24
'Imagine a slightly different version of you walks across the room, looks you in the eye and says hello in your voice. You discover that she has the same birthday, the same allergies, the same tics and the same way of laughing. Looking at this person, you are able to gaze into your own eyes and see yourself from the outside. This identical individual... more...