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You Can Adopt Without Debt: Creative Ways to Cover the Cost of Adoption

by Julie Gumm

Important facts, encouragement, and tips help readers avoid the huge cost that can come with adoption.


The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting: The Small Stuff, The Big Stuff and The Stuff In Between

by Sally Donovan, Sue Clifford, Jim Clifford & Dr. Vivien Norris

Witty and compassionate, this is a savvy adoptive parenting guide like no other, written by award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan.


Preparing for Adoption: Everything Adopting Parents Need to Know About Preparations, Introductions and the First Few Weeks

by Julia Davis & Hugh Thornbery

The period before your child joins your family can be a chaotic time. Clear and positive, Preparing for Adoption equips you with the knowledge to create a safe and secure home for your newly adopted child.


Damage Control: A Memoir of Outlandish Privilege, Loss and Redemption

by Sergei Boissier

A powerful blazingly honest memoir told with humor and panache about a mother and son finding each other again after years of estrangement. A coming-of-age story of outrageous excess, glamour, entitlement and...


The Ugly One in the Middle: An Adoptee's Wicked and Witty Search for Identity and Love

by Alex Stan Campbell

The Ugly One in the Middle is Alex Stan Campbell's story of the fifty-year search for two people; His birth mother, and the angelic, sensual woman of his dreams. Kind of romantic, right? But, wait. There's humor,...


Lives Interrupted: The Unwanted Pregnancy Dilemma

by Jeanne G. Miller

After the shock of discovering that you are pregnant and don't want to be or have just been given the diagnosis that there will be a medical situation with you pregnancy, what are your options for your pregnancy,...


Labours of Love: Canadians Talk About Adoption

by Deborah A. Brennan

Labours of Love unearths an issue that is still stigmatized in some areas of the country. Through conversations with adoptive parents, adoptees, and birthparents who reveal their inmost feelings, the reader...


Healing Emotional Wounds: A Story of Overcoming the Long Hard Road to Recovery from Abuse and Abandonment

by Nancy M. Welch

Russia banned the United States from adopting from their country, and subsequently a flurry of media stories brought attention to the prevalence of severe behavioral and emotional disorders in children adopted...


Adopted Like Me: My Book of Adopted Heroes

by Ann Angel & Marc Thomas

Adopted Like Me is a children's picture book that tells the stories of famous and inspirational people, all of whom were adopted. Read about great musicians like Bo Diddley, politicians like Nelson Mandela,...


Can I tell you about Adoption?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Anne Braff Brodzinsky & Rosy Salaman

Meet Chelsea - a young girl who was adopted. Chelsea invites readers to learn about adoption from her perspective and introduces us to two friends of hers who have been transracially adopted. Chelsea and her...


A Child's Journey Through Placement

by Vera I Fahlberg

The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home placement and how to help them. It explains relevant psychological theory and provides practical guidance on how to...


Native American Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories

by Rita J. Simon & Sarah Hernandez

This study focuses on the lives of Native American transracial adoptees and their struggle to establish a healthy sense of cultural identity, while being raised in non-Native homes. The twenty participants in...


Inside Transracial Adoption: Strength-based, Culture-sensitizing Parenting Strategies for Inter-country or Domestic Adoptive Families That Don't "Matc

by Gail Steinberg & Beth Hall

Inside Transracial Adoption is an accessible, authoritative guide on how to navigate the challenges that parents can face with the adoption of a child from a different race and culture. It is an invaluable guide...


Why Can't My Child Behave?: Empathic Parenting Strategies that Work for Adoptive and Foster Families

by Amber Elliott

Why Can't My Child Behave? is an authoritative guide to developing empathy in dealing with children's challenging behaviour within foster or adoptive families.


A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder

by Colby Pearce

This book presents a short introduction to what 'attachment' means and how to recognise attachment disorders in children. The author explains how complex problems in childhood may stem from the parent-child...


The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

by John DeGarmo & Mary Perdue

The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, this book describes what you can...


Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach

by Joy Rees, Jamie Goldberg & Alan Burnell

This concise book shows a new family-friendly way to compile a Life Story Book that promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments within the adoptive family. Joy Rees' improved model...


Wish You Happy Forever

by Jenny Bowen

Wish You Happy Forever chronicles Half the Sky founder Jenny Bowen's personal and professional journey to transform Chinese orphanages—and the lives of the neglected girls who live in them—from a state of...


The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole

by Lori Holden & Crystal Hass

The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption is a guide for those involved in adoption— domestic, international, and foster, as well as those who come to parenting via assisted reproduction—as it helps readers...


The Rut

by Bernard Amador

This novel set in the North Country of New York State explores gay adoption in an entertaining way for both gay and general audiences. Ean is a young gay man who works as a Forensic Case Manager at a social...