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Attaching in Adoption

Author: 
Deborah D. Gray
ISBN: 
0944934293

An exploration of attachment and the challenges parents may have with adopted children.

Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss

Author: 
Claudia Jewett Jarratt
ISBN: 
155832051

Theory and Practical advice on helping children deal with separation and loss.

Raising Adopted Children

Author: 
Lois Ruskai Melina
ISBN: 
0060957174

A look at critical issues faced by parents and their adopted children.

The Primal Wound - Understanding the Adopted Child

Author: 
Nancy Newton Verrier
ISBN: 
0963648004

An acknowledgement of the loss adopted children experience.


A Love Like No Other-Stories From Adoptive Parents

Author: 
Pamela Kruger
Jill Smolowe
ISBN: 
1573223166

The essays in this book are beautifully written. They will suprise you but may also make you reach for a tissue. Each story brings insight--using personal experiences to discuss the love of a parent.

Adoptive and non-adoptive parents will find themselves engaged.

Practical Tools for Foster Parents

Author: 
Lana Temple-Plotz
Ted P. Stricklett
Christena B. Baker
Michael N. Sterba
ISBN: 
1889322490

This book looks at foster parent/child relationships and explores tools to help foster parents create safe and healthy environments.

A must read for any parent engaging in an at risk (fost-adopt) adoption or fostering children in their home.