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- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 25.99
Secrets can?t last forever in this heartfelt debut novel, a UK bestseller and contemporary Philomena story . In a crumbling mansion in a small Irish village in County Wicklow, two elderly sisters, Ella and Roberta O?Callaghan, live alone in Roscarbury Hall with their secrets, memories, and mutual hatred. Long estranged by a dark family tragedy,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 10.37
The Girl Who Ran Away is the third book from much-loved, bestselling author Angela Hart. A heart wrenching true story. Maria meets foster parents Angela and Jonathan first when she is four and again when she is eight. Can their loving care and attention restore self-confidence in this unloved girl who thinks that she is fundamentally bad? more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58
"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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
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...