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Caring for Orphaned Children in China

by Shang Xiaoyuan & Karen R. Fisher

This is the first book to apply rights-based alternative-care theory and practice for orphans to China’s child-welfare system, including its history and development in urban and rural areas. It analyses empirical...


Grandparents as Parents, Second Edition: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family

by Sylvie de Toledo & Deborah Edler Brown

If you're among the millions of grandparents raising grandchildren today, you need information, support, and practical guidance you can count on to keep your family strong. This is the book for you. Learn effective...


The Last Warner Woman

by Kei Miller

The American debut of a Caribbean literary talent often compared to Orange Prize winner Andrea Levy and Alexander McCall Smith.


Evil Eyes 2

by M.L. Judge

A year has passed since an employee was killed by a youth named Jamaal at the juvenile facility where Rachael Mangum is an administrator.  Rachael, still struggling with the concept of forgiving Jamaal, finds...


Homosexuality: The Occult, Health and Psychological Dimensions

by Gabriel Agbo

Is homosexuality good or evil? What is the origin of this sexual preference and its implications on the society? Was this in the original plan of God (nature)? Who is actually behind it and for what purpose?...


Blissfully Blended Bullsh*t

by Rebecca Eckler

Rebecca Eckler’s newest book chronicles the uncomfortable and shocking truth of what it’s really like to make a blended family.

The face of the “typical” North American family is changing drastically....


The 7 Keys To Happiness

by Mohamed Bouzitoune

Our life is full of problems and challenges that affect our way of seeing the world and prevent us from living in peace and harmony with ourselves. Happiness, satisfaction and our own growth depend on us; but,...


All the Sweeter

by Jean Minton

• Since 2000, the number of children adopted from the US foster care system bounced around from a low of 50,000 in 2003 to a high of 57,000 in 2009. In 2016, the latest year for which there is published data,...


Layla

by Celine Keating

A young woman embarks on a life-changing cross-country trip to face a family secret rooted in America's most turbulent decade.  Layla James, a recent graduate and budding photographer, never knew anything about...


Ashkettle Crazy

by A. M. Goetz

Seven years ago, Conservation Officer Everett Ashkettle became the victim of a hushed mountain murder. That’s when Crazy Uncle Merle moved in, and life for Everett’s three young sons went from unconventional...


Lesbian and Gay Foster Care and Adoption, Second Edition

by Janet McDermott & Stephen Hicks

New collection of stories from lesbian, gay and transgender foster and adoptive parents about the challenges and rewards of parenting children of all ages. Interviews with some of the first LGBT families to...


Meet My Stepmom

by Michelle Suzanne Collopy

Meet My Stepmom is a book that will assist parents of all walks of life how to talk about and teach their child what a stepparent is. Such tools are hard to find. Introducing a stepparent from the inside can...


That’S Why We Call Her Mommy!

by Kristy M Wright & Nick Hueholt

Thats why we call her mommy, is a story about why someone is called Mommy. It describes how and why it is a term of endearment rather than a title. To have a mommy, doesnt only mean having a birth mom. It can...


Raising Children the Old Fashioned Way

by B. J. Hodges

What does Gods plan for raising children look like? It looks and smells like success with Gods favor in bloom! When we partner with God, using his plan, he will open the door to unimaginable blessings. Our world...


A Mountain to Climb

by Pat Turner Mitchell

Author Pat Turner Mitchell narrates the story of her parents and their history in A Mountain to Climb.

A sequel to Mitchells first book, Lifted to the Shoulders of a Mountain, this second installment begins with...


All That Matters

by Elaine E. Sherwood

For a few seconds no one moved, stunned by what was happening. Released, as one, from their paralysis, they rushed to rescue Victor before Vladimir beat him to death.

Luke Peterson was six feet five inches tall...


My Boy Blink

by Nev White

This is a story peppered with incidences from the life of a boy taken into care, the will to make good in the absence of a real mum and dad, the heartache caused by a society by applying wrong decisions enforced...


I Love You from the Edges

by Karen Best Wright

What Readers are Saying

An amazing captivating story.Itgivesgrandparents raising kids the comfort of knowing, youare not alone.

-Bill Trammell, a single grandfather from Wisconsin, raising his adopted grandson....


Courageous Love

by Laura Montané Bailey Lmft

Raising grandchildren can be challenging for many reasons. Often, the children have experienced complicated family dynamics, heartbreaking loss, abuse, and neglect all of which may affect their emotions, behavior,...


Me and My Animals

by Maggie Graham

Maggie Graham was born in Liverpool in 1950. Her love of animals was instilled into her almost from birth. In 1969 she became the youngest stewardess to be employed by Caledonian Airways. After spending some...