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Prison Baby
Prison Baby
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807098103
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
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How It Feels to Be Adopted
How It Feels to Be Adopted
Written by Jill Krementz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820297
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How It Feels to Be Adopted

Written by Jill Krementz


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2012
Price: $12.99

19 boys and girls, from age 8 - 16 and from every social background, confide their feelings about this crucial fact. Read more >
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Finding Fernanda
Finding Fernanda
Written by Erin Siegal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001851
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Finding Fernanda
Two Mothers, One Child, and a Cross-Border Search for Truth
Written by Erin Siegal


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $16.00

The dramatic story of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother
 
Over the last decade, nearly 200,000 children have been adopted into the United States, 25,000 of whom came from Guatemala. Finding Fernanda, a dramatic true... Read more >
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Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
Written by Scott Simon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068494
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Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
In Praise of Adoption
Written by Scott Simon


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $22.00

In this warm, funny, and wise new book, NPR’s award-winning and beloved Scott Simon tells the story of how he and his wife found true love with two tiny strangers from the other side of the world. It’s a book of unforgettable moments: when Scott and Caroline get their first thumb-size... Read more >
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Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
Written by Scott Simon
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ISBN: 9780679604167
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Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other
In Praise of Adoption
Written by Scott Simon


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this warm, funny, and wise new book, NPR’s award-winning and beloved Scott Simon tells the story of how he and his wife found true love with two tiny strangers from the other side of the world. It’s a book of unforgettable moments: when Scott and Caroline get their first thumb-size... Read more >
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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
Written by Sherrie Eldridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440338987
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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed

Written by Sherrie Eldridge


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

Do I have what it takes to be a successful adoptive parent?
Does my child consider me a successful parent?
Will I ever hear my rebellious teen say, “I love you”?
What tools do I need to succeed?

In her groundbreaking first book, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, Sherrie Eldridge gave... Read more >
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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed
Written by Sherrie Eldridge
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ISBN: 9780385341622
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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed

Written by Sherrie Eldridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $16.00

Do I have what it takes to be a successful adoptive parent?
Does my child consider me a successful parent?
Will I ever hear my rebellious teen say, “I love you”?
What tools do I need to succeed?

In her groundbreaking first book, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, Sherrie Eldridge gave... Read more >
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Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
Written by Sherrie Eldridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307570819
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Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

Written by Sherrie Eldridge


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $13.99

"Birthdays may be difficult for me."

"I want you to take the initiative in opening conversations about my birth family."

"When I act out my fears in obnoxious ways, please hang in there with me."

"I am afraid you will abandon me."

The voices of adopted children are poignant, questioning. And they tell a familiar... Read more >
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The Things I Want Most
The Things I Want Most
Written by Richard Miniter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307570765
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The Things I Want Most
The Extraordinary Story of a Boy's Journey to a Family of His Own
Written by Richard Miniter


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $16.99

The remarkable story of a couple who risked everything to open their home--and their hearts--to answer an abandoned child's wish.

It was a small note buried in the file of a deeply troubled eleven-year-old boy--a plea for a normal life Rich and Sue Miniter couldn't ignore:

The Things I Want MOST:
A family
A fishing... Read more >
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You Can Adopt
You Can Adopt
Written by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345504012
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You Can Adopt
An Adoptive Families Guide
Written by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.00

From Adoptive Families magazine, the country’s leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and psychologists, as well as honest, intimate stories from real parents and children. You Can Adopt answers every question–even the ones you’re afraid to ask:

•... Read more >
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You Can Adopt
You Can Adopt
Written by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345514820
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You Can Adopt
An Adoptive Families Guide
Written by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

From Adoptive Families magazine, the country’s leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and psychologists, as well as honest, intimate stories from real parents and children. You Can Adopt answers every question–even the ones you’re afraid to ask:

•... Read more >
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Go Ask Your Father
Go Ask Your Father
Written by Lennard J. Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553906561
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Go Ask Your Father
One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Written by Lennard J. Davis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $2.99

Every family has a secret. But what if that secret makes you question your own place in the family? Mixing equal parts memoir, detective story, and popular-science narrative, this is the emotionally charged account of one man’s quest to find out the truth about his genetic heritage–and confront the agonizing possibility... Read more >
The Exact Same Moon
The Exact Same Moon
Written by Jeanne Marie Laskas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307484468
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The Exact Same Moon
Fifty Acres and a Family
Written by Jeanne Marie Laskas


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

In Fifty Acres and a Poodle, Jeanne Marie Laskas described how she survived her first hilariously tumultuous year at Sweetwater Farm. Now she returns with a funny, touching, and personal new memoir of what happens after your dream comes true...

With a picture-postcard farm, a wonderful marriage, two mules, and a new... Read more >
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The Complete Book of International Adoption
The Complete Book of International Adoption
Written by Dawn Davenport
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307483188
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The Complete Book of International Adoption
A Step by Step Guide to Finding Your Child
Written by Dawn Davenport


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

The go-to guide for everything you want to know about international adoption



From the initial decision—Is adoption right for you?—through returning home with your child—How can you ease the transition?The Complete Book of International Adoption takes parents step by step through the entire process of adopting a child from another country.


You... Read more >
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Without a Map
Without a Map
Written by Meredith Hall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072745
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Without a Map
A Memoir
Written by Meredith Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $14.00

Meredith Hall's moving but unsentimental memoir begins in 1965, when she becomes pregnant at sixteen. Shunned by her insular New Hampshire community, she is then kicked out of the house by her mother. Her father and stepmother reluctantly take her in, hiding her before they finally banish her altogether. After giving... Read more >
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Without a Map
A Memoir
Written by Meredith Hall


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Meredith Hall's moving but unsentimental memoir begins in 1965, when she becomes pregnant at sixteen. Shunned by her insular New Hampshire community, she is then kicked out of the house by her mother. Her father and stepmother reluctantly take her in, hiding her before they finally banish her altogether. After giving... Read more >
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The Complete Book of International Adoption
The Complete Book of International Adoption
Written by Dawn Davenport
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767925204
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The Complete Book of International Adoption
A Step by Step Guide to Finding Your Child
Written by Dawn Davenport


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $16.95

The go-to guide for everything you want to know about international adoption



From the initial decision—Is adoption right for you?—through returning home with your child—How can you ease the transition?The Complete Book of International Adoption takes parents step by step through the entire process of adopting a child from another country.


You... Read more >
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Family Wanted
Family Wanted
Edited by Sara Holloway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975475
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Family Wanted
Stories of Adoption
Edited by Sara Holloway


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $14.95

Personal essays by Meg Bortin • Sarah Cameron • Dan Chaon • Dominic Collier • Bernard Cornwell • Robert Dessaix • Matthew Engel • Paula Fox • A. M. Homes • Tama Janowitz • Lynn Lauber • Carol Lefevre • Daniel Menaker • Priscilla T. Nagle • Sandra Newman • Mirabel... Read more >
Weaving a Family
Weaving a Family
Written by Barbara Katz Rothman, Edited by William Loren Katz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807028308
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Weaving a Family
Untangling Race and Adoption
Written by Barbara Katz Rothman
Edited by William Loren Katz


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $23.00

Weaving together the sociological, the historical, and the personal, Barbara Katz Rothman looks at the contemporary American family through the lens of race, race through the lens of adoption, and all-race, family, and adoption-within the context of the changing meanings of motherhood. Read more >
Somebody's Daughter
Somebody's Daughter
Written by Marie Myung-Ok Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807083895
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Somebody's Daughter
A Novel
Written by Marie Myung-Ok Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $20.00

A "heartwarming and heartbreaking"* story of a Korean American girl's search for her roots

Somebody's Daughter is the story of nineteen-year-old Sarah Thorson, who was adopted as a baby by a Lutheran couple in the Midwest. After dropping out of college, she decides to study in Korea and becomes more and more... Read more >
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Love in the Driest Season
Love in the Driest Season
Written by Neely Tucker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400081608
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Love in the Driest Season
A Family Memoir
Written by Neely Tucker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2005
Price: $16.00

In 1997 foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe. After witnessing the devastating consequences of AIDS and economic disaster on the country’s children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage where a critically ill infant, abandoned in a field on the day she was born, was trusted... Read more >
Somebody's Daughter
A Novel
Written by Marie Myung-Ok Lee


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2005
Price: $20.00

A "heartwarming and heartbreaking"* story of a Korean American girl's search for her roots

Somebody's Daughter is the story of nineteen-year-old Sarah Thorson, who was adopted as a baby by a Lutheran couple in the Midwest. After dropping out of college, she decides to study in Korea and becomes more and more... Read more >
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The Family of Adoption
The Family of Adoption
Written by Joyce Maguire Pavao
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807028278
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The Family of Adoption
Completely Revised and Updated
Written by Joyce Maguire Pavao


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2005
Price: $18.00

Full of wonderful stories that give insight into a wide variety of adoption issues, now revised in light of recent developments, The Family of Adoption is a powerful argument for the right kind of openness in adoption. Joyce Maguire Pavao uses her thirty years of experience as a family and adoption... Read more >
The Exact Same Moon
The Exact Same Moon
Written by Jeanne Marie Laskas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553381498
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The Exact Same Moon
Fifty Acres and a Family
Written by Jeanne Marie Laskas


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2004
Price: $13.00

In Fifty Acres and a Poodle, Jeanne Marie Laskas described how she survived her first hilariously tumultuous year at Sweetwater Farm. Now she returns with a funny, touching, and personal new memoir of what happens after your dream comes true...

With a picture-postcard farm, a wonderful marriage, two mules, and a new... Read more >
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