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  • Parenting in the Eye of the Stormby Katie Jae Naftzger

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95

    Describing the essential skills you need to help your adopted teen to confidently face the challenges of growing up, adult adoptee and family therapist Katie Naftzger shares her personal and professional wisdom. She outlines four key goals for adoptive parents: · To move from rescuing to responding· To set adoption-sensitive limits... more...

  • Ollie and the Magic Workshopby Alison Knowles; Sophie Wiltshire

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95

    Ollie is back with more adventures using his superpowers, and a chance to earn his second Captain's stripe! With the help of his superpowers, Ollie is gaining the confidence to stand up to bullies and be himself. When some mean kids start to get him down, Ollie draws upon the superpower of emotional resilience, which serves as a suit of shiny armour... more...

  • The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Familyby Karyn Purvis; David Cross; Wendy Sunshine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 19.00

    "An extremely useful parenting handbook... truly outstanding ... strongly recommended." --Library Journal (starred review) "A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike." --Thomas Atwood, president and CEO, National Council for Adoption The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though,... more...

  • The Face in the Mirrorby Marion Crook

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    Being a teenager in today's complex world is a difficult enough task, but adopted teens have a unique struggle: to discover their identity and a sense of belonging and place in the world, which often means coming to terms with their past. The Face in the Mirror , based on numerous interviews with adopted teens, adoptive parents, and birth parents,... more...

  • Changelingby Sandra Newman

    Random House 2010; US$ 18.32

    'This is the Crittendon Home for Unwed Mothers. We believe your birth mother is trying to find you...' Having escaped the madness of her adoptive family (mother Louise committing suicide at the seventh attempt, father Sheldon finding solace in an ever-growing porn collection) American-born Sandra Newman was living in the punk rock squalor of eighties... more...

  • Claiming Othersby Mark C. Jerng

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Transracial adoption has recently become a hotly contested subject of contemporary and critical concern, with scholars across the disciplines working to unravel its complex implications. In Claiming Others , Mark C. Jerng traces the practice of adoption to the early nineteenth century, revealing its surprising centrality to American literature, law,... more...

  • Before You Were Mineby Susan TeBos; Carissa Woodwyk; Sherrie Eldridge

    Zondervan 2011; US$ 11.24

    Road-tested with over 400 families, Before You Were Mine equips adoptive parents to celebrate and commemorate their adopted children?s birth stories. Parents will benefit from practical worksheets and real-life stories on creating a Lifebook---a unique tool that offers adopted children the gift of acceptance, peace, and security as a part of God?s... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Fostering Lawby Lynn Davis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95

    This book is an accessible, jargon-free guide to the key elements of the law that concern foster carers and the professionals who work with them. It aims to help foster carers understand where they fit into the complex web of regulations surrounding childcare and to demystify the jargon and terminology which is often used but rarely explained. more...

  • Adoption For Dummiesby Tracy Barr; Katrina Carlisle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 20.01

    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...

  • The Lost Child of Philomena Leeby Martin Sixsmith

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 10.82

    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...