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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Aching to expand from a couple to a family, Jeff Gammage?a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer ?and his wife, Christine, embarked upon a journey that would carry them across a shifting landscape of emotion and through miles of red tape and bureaucratic protocol. On the other side of the world?in the smog-choked city of Changsha in Hunan Province?a... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 17.46
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. Drawing on extensive research and the author's own experience... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00
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
You hear all sorts of things said or implied about adoption. Some information comes from people who know a lot about it, while some comes from people who don’t know anything about it but make assumptions anyway. Some comes from people whose experiences have been good; some from those whose experiences have been bad. The result? 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$ 17.07
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 for the faint-hearted. When you've adopted six children from overseas and succeeded in creating... 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...