Books in category Family & Relationships – Adoption & Fostering

  • But We All Shine On

    But We All Shine On
    Paolo Hewitt

    But We All Shine On is a worthy companion to Paolo Hewitt's classic memoir The Looked After Kid: My Life in a Children's Home.

  • The International Adoption Handbook

    The International Adoption Handbook
    Myra Alperson

    Equally informative are the author's interviews of a number of adoptive families whose stories are interspersed throughout the book. By sharing their experiences, they help to make the process work for others.

  • What Else But Home

    What Else But Home
    Michael Rosen

    A compelling story of one family's journey across the divide of race, class, and economic opportunity in America through love and baseball, in an account of two parents who took on the responsibility of ensuring their son's impoverished …

  • My Three Sons

    My Three Sons
    John Sonego

    Little did they know they would become the fathers of not one, not two, but three precious boys. My Three Sons shares the heartwarming true story of this incredible family.

  • Love You More

    Love You More
    Jennifer Grant

    Written for all parents but especially those interested in adoption, Love You More includes discussion questions, tips for prospective adoptive parents, and suggestions for readers on how to reach out in love and support for the world’s …

  • Creating Loving Attachments

    Creating Loving Attachments
    Daniel Hughes, Kim Golding

    This book shows why these elements are so important to a child's development, and demonstrates to parents and carers how they can incorporate them into their day-to-day parenting.

  • Building Self Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered

    Building Self-Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered
    Sue Cornbluth

    Full of useful advice and effective techniques, this book is ideal for foster and adoptive parents, social workers, counsellors and therapists, as well as other professionals working with children who are fostered or adopted.

  • Attaching in Adoption

    Attaching in Adoption
    Deborah D. Gray

    This book is a must read for anyone interested in adoption and for all adoptive families. It will also be a valuable resource for adoption professionals.

  • China s Hidden Children

    China’s Hidden Children
    Kay Ann Johnson

    While there is some truth to this, it does not tell the full story—a story with deep personal resonance to Kay Ann Johnson, a China scholar and mother to an adopted Chinese daughter.

  • Out of Harm s Way

    Out of Harm’s Way
    Richard Gelles

    Out of Harm's Way presents four specific changes that would lead to a more effective system"–

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