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Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption and Brownies with Sprinkles by Darlene Friedman
$35.00 (22% off)
Friedman and Roth draw upon their own family's experience in this appealing and insightful book that combines the Star of the Week school ritual and an adoption story about a girl from China, and celebrates the love of families everywhere. Full color.
Pack Up the Moon by Rachael Herron
Three years after a horrible tragedy took her son and tore her family apart, artist Kate Monroe is beginning to pick up the pieces of her life. However at a gala showcasing her triumphant return to the art world, Kate's world is rocked again, when the daughter she gave up for adoption twenty-two years a ...Show more
The Connected Child: Bringing Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family by David R. Cross; Wendy Lyons Sunshine; Karyn B. Purvis
"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 t ...Show more
Great Answers to Difficult Questions About Adoption: What Children Need to Know by Fanny Cohen Herlem
Why was I abandoned? Why did my parents adopt me? What if I want to meet my biological parents? Children who find out they are adopted have many questions that are difficult for a parent to answer. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings and provides parents with guidance on how to respo ...Show more
Parenting the Hurt Child Revised and Updated: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow by Gregory C Keck, Ph.D.
Now updated and revised, Parenting the Hurt Child will provide you with valuable suggestions and needed direction to parent the hurt child in your life, even when it feels as if nothing works.
In her new book, Cathy Glass, the no.1 bestselling author of Damaged, tells the story of the Alice, a young and vulnerable girl who is desperate to return home to her mother. Alice, aged four, is snatched by her mother the day she is due to arrive at Cathy's house. Drug-dependent and mentally ill, but d ...Show more
'A marvellous book' Bernard Cornwell Adoption is one of the great, untold stories of our recent past. It is a truly epic tale of loss, guilt, identity, family feuds, reunion and redemption. It is a subject, until very recently, surrounded by secrecy and taboos. In this enthralling memoir, Sue E ...Show more
Parenting Adopted Teenagers: Advice for the Adolescent Years by Rachel Staff
How can adoptive parents and their teenagers navigate the challenges of the adolescent years? Full of valuable, grounded advice, this guide will help parents to understand the impact of early trauma on a child's development and the specific nature of the changes that occur during adolescence. With tips ...Show more
Coming Home to Self: The adopted child grows up by Nancy Verrier
Coming Home to Self is a book about becoming aware. It is written for all members of the adoption triad: adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents as well as those who are in relationship with them, including professionals. It explains the influence imprinted upon the nuerological system and, thus, ...Show more
The Open Adoption Book: A Guide to Adoption without Tears by Bruce M. Rappaport
The Definitive Guide to Open Adoption, by the founder of the Open Adoption Movement The exploding popularity of open adoption today underscores what adopting parents, birthparents, and many adoption experts now maintain: Open adoption is the healthiest, most humane, and fastest method available. It's be ...Show more
What to Expect When You're Adopting...: A Practical Guide to the Decisions and Emotions Involved in Adoption by Dr. Ian Palmer
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 ...Show more