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In Their Voices

Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

by Rhonda Roorda

<p>While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming "color-blind," a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, racial identity does matter. Rhonda M. ...

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Insane Roots

The Adventures of a Con-Artist and Her Daughter: A Memoir

by Tiffany Rochelle

<p>Growing up, Tiffany Rochelle had no reason to believe her mother was not who she claimed to be, but that all changed when she was nine. She learned her mother had been living under a false identity since before she was born, and that the name

ISBN: 9781630476304

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Intercountry Adoption

Policies, Practices, and Outcomes

by Karen Smith Rotabi

<p>Intercountry adoption represents a significant component of international migration; in recent years, up to 45,000 children have crossed borders annually as part of the intercountry adoption boom. Proponents have touted intercountry adoption ...

ISBN: 9781351927079

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Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

<p>Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and ...

ISBN: 1230000203634

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Journey for Julie

Witnessing God’S Glory Through Toddler Adoption in China

by Stephanie Sydes

<p><strong><em>Journey for Julie</em> is unique in that the reader is able to follow along with the author as she travels through China to adopt her daughter. The reader is invited to witness the miracle of adoption and discover how God uses ...

ISBN: 9781456735753

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Kids Books: The Lion and mosquito

Kids books Series, #1

by Emma Clover

<p><strong>Bedtime Stories the series<br /> The Lion and  Mosquito</strong></p> <p>This is Shot Story and Photo Book for Bedtime of Children</p> <p>&quot;Away with you, vile insect!&quot; said a Lion angrily to a Gnat that was buzzing around ...

ISBN: 9781513091167

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Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

Embodiment and Emotion

by Jessica Walton

<p>This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to &quot;feel identity&quot; beyond what is written in official adoption files.</p> <p><em>Korean Adoptees and ...

ISBN: 9781351132299

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Le Mutt

Memoir

by Eva Elle Rose

A true story about overcoming life's challenges despite being born in poverty without the love, support and guidance of a mother and father. Eva demonstrates that keeping the faith, striving against the odds, and being self-reliant brings ...

ISBN: 9781483582665

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Legitimating Life

Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology

by Sonja van Wichelen

<p>The phenomenon of transnational adoption is changing in the age of globalization and biotechnology. In <em>Legitimating Life</em>, Sonja van Wichelen boldly describes how contemporary justifications of cross-border adoption navigate between ...

ISBN: 9781978800533

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Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever

by David Workman

<p>David’s life could turn out very, very badly. His mother dies suddenly when he is an infant. Then at age two, he is gone. Vanished, with his father, and abandoned in a far-away place.</p><p>His future hangs on a Letter from Alabama, a piece ...

ISBN: 9780996230933

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Lettin You In

by Louisa Nixon

<p data-version='1.1'>Dawn has struggled her whole life, she manages to keep everything buried until Sam took her to get Ria back and now she is spiralling downwards, refusing to let anyone in to help her.<br/>Dawn is sinking fast and alienating

ISBN: 9781386688549

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Life's Lessons from a Father to His Daughter

by Bob Grossmann & Maya Grossmann

<p><em>Life's Lessons from a Father to his Daughter</em> uses twenty-four stories, pictures and artwork to help teach our children life's lessons with the aim of helping our children learn to make good decision-making skills. Decision-making ...

ISBN: 9781466953918

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Like A Brother

by Maurice M Gray Jr

<p>Jeremiah McAllister lost his entire family before he turned eighteen, but was blessed with another one. As the oldest of more than a dozen young adults mentored by CC Dawson and her husband Thurman, Jeremiah takes his role as oldest brother ...

ISBN: 9780970051455

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Lily Was the Valley

Undone by Adoption

by Dann Robert Johnson

<p>Difficulty unlooked for. Loss unforeseen. Hope forever.</p> <p>They’d never heard about the darker sides of adoption. Never counted on illness. Or loss. As for Dann, his head had always ruled his heart. Now Lily was dying, and he was about ...

ISBN: 9780996315814

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Lines in the Sand

The Story Of A Family Secret Carefully Guarded for Over Twenty Years.

by Ron Parvu

<p>When a newborn is adopted into a loving family, her 'new' cousins are sworn to secrecy about her real identity. Upon reaching adulthood a critical health issue blows the lid off the carefully guarded family secret. She soon discovers who she ...

ISBN: 9781543903133

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Little Copperhead

A Memoir

by Kathy Keiffer

<p><strong>In the 1950s, a copper-haired little girl was growing up in the hills of southern Indiana.</strong></p> <p>She spent her days playing in the woods and making mud pies with her little brothers. But when her family began to crumble ...

ISBN: 9781632131591

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Loss, Adoption, & Love... My Human And Spiritual Journey

by Ann James

<p>This book is relevant not only to the many hundreds of thousands of people who are involved with adoption in various ways, as well as to their extended family and friends, but will also resonate with those who have no connection with ...

ISBN: 9781310855276

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Loving Someone Else's Child

by Angela Hunt

<p>More people than ever are loving other people's children--in stepfamilies, extended families, adoptive families, and other situations that have more to do with love than biology. If you are loving someone else's child, you'll face ...

ISBN: 1230000721264

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Lucky the Ladybug

by Charlene Crawford

<p>Lucky The Ladybug is a charming story about a Ladybug who loves to hear stories. She goes on an adventure in search of more stories. While traveling she meets a story teller and an amazing little girl named Sara. They have a unique friendship

ISBN: 9780979403361

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Mikie Finds a Family

The Mikie Books

by Mandy Sheridan

<ol> <li>Mikie Finds a Family: How a Little Cat Learned about Friendship, Love and Family Life.  The story of a kitten who learned to love and trust.</li> </ol> <p>When Mikie is abandoned by his mother when she is too sick to cope, little ...

ISBN: 9781386113256

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