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Using simple language, describes the stages of the adoption process and discusses complex feelings commonly felt by adopted children.
Written from the perspective of a child, Adoption is a Lifelong Journey provides insight into emotions and thoughts an adoptee or foster child might encounter while also equipping caregivers with timely responses and resources.-- cover
When Meili learns her parents are adopting another child, she must accept the role of big sister and realize a new addition can be just right too.--Provided by publisher
When a blizzard prevents sisters Nala and Qiatsuk from going sledding, they end up staying home and hearing the story of Nala's adoption and learning about Inuit custom adoption instead.
"Made in China tells the story of a girl adopted into an American family and the problems she encounters with her older sister. With help from her father, the adopted sister learns the value of her Chinese beginnings. Later the girls accept their differences and embrace the joy that comes from a loving family"--P.  of cover
An understanding cat helps a young Korean girl adjust to her new home in America
The story of Claire's arrival in the United States from her birth home in China.
Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India.
"Babies come from airports" tells about the adventures of a boy when his mommy brings home his new sister. Calling that special day the "Gotcha Day". He knows just exactly what to say: "We met you at the airport." He waved at planes above. But right now, all she needs to know is ... Babies come from love.
When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.