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    Fatherhood for Gay Men

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    An emotional and practical guide to becoming a Gay Dad.

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    The Underground Guide to Teenage Sexuality

    An essential handbook for today's teen and parents on Teenage Sexuality.
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    The Connected Child

    An excellent book for parents who've welcomed a children from other countries and cultures; from troubled backgrounds,; and with special behavioral or emotional needs. We all want to be connected. This book addresses connecting after placement and beyond.
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    Proactive Parenting: Guiding Your Child From Two to Six

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    An expert's guide to the joys and challenges of parenting your children - from the renowned institute that has helped children grow and learn for over seventy-five years.
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    Raising Nuestros Ninos: Bringing Up Latino Children in a Bicultu

    An indispensable refenence for Hispanic parents and caregivers of children from birth to age twelve. Raising Nuestros Ninos will provide a rich cultural framework designed to help you parent effectively and responsibly.
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    Kids Talk Hair: An Instruction Book for Grown-Ups & Kids

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    An instruction book that explains how to care for kids' hair, ranging from newborns to teenagers. It's a fun, easy-to-read book written for both grown-ups and kids. Most of the lef-hand pages are for young readers and right-hand pages are for grown-ups.
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    Pact's Book Source: A Reference Guide to Books on Adoption & Rac

    Annotated listings, summaries and reviews of over 1,000 books exploring issues of race and adoption. Offers an array of books for those who embrace these issues at the center of our lives and society.
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    Adoption Guide, 2002-'03

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    Annual magazine publication from the Publisher Adoptive Families magazine. Gives practical information for a successful adoption and gives overview of adoption options, and essays on agency adoption, independent adoption, open adoption and international a
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    Adopting On Your Own

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    Are you a single man or woman who would like to be a daddy or mommy? Then you need ADOPTING ON YOUR OWN. From making the decision about adoption to learning about the different methods, from understanding the logistics to raising your child alone.
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    Building Your Baby's Brain

    Are you expecting your first child? Are you the parent of an infant? A toddler? A preschooler? Have you been hearing or reading about brain research? Do you want to learn what this research means for your child? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this book is for you.

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    Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child

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    Are you looking for guidance in creating a lifebook for your baby or child? This book will inspire you to begin your child's memory book and then walk you through the process, page by page. Learn what you need to record for your child's needs.
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    Parenting With Love and Logic

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    As a parent, you have only a few years to prepare your child for a world that requires responsibility and maturity for survival. So what should you do? The author provide the suggestions for parents.
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    Risk and Promise - a handbook for parents adopting a child from

    As a prospective adoptive parent, it is difficult to navigate the often puzzling array of information and decisions attendant to the process of international adoption. The purpose of the book is to help prospective parents better understand the risk facto
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    Black Children: Their Roots, Culture, and Learning Styles

    As African-American children are acculturated at home and in the African-American community, they develop cognative patterns and behaviors that may prove imcompatible with the school environment.
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    Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From the Myths of Boyhood

    As co-director of the Center for Men at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical Center, Pollack has seen behind the stoic masks of troubled, modern boys as they struggle to cope with the mixed messages, confilcting expectations, and increasingly complex demands p
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    Dim sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Famil

    As the adoptive Jewish mother of a Chinese-born daughter, Alperson is able to offer personal as well as professional insight into such topics as combining cultures in the home, confronting prejudice, and developing role models.
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    Dads and Daughters: How to Inspire, Understand, and Support Your

    As the primary male role model in a girl's life, fathers influence their daughters in profound ways, from how they see themselves to what they come to expect from men and the world at large.
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    Attachment, Trauma, and Healing: Therapy for Children and Famili

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    Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first several years of life. Attachment, Trauma, and Healing examines the caused of attachment disorder and provides an in-depth discussion of effective treatm
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    Attachment - Focused Parenting - Effective Strategies to Care fo

    Attachment-Foscused Parenting shows mental health clinicians and caregivers alike how to understand the reasons behind the behavior and cultivate a strong attachment bond, resulting in happier, and more secure children.
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    Finding Fish: A Memoir

    Baby Boy Fisher was raised in institutions from the moment of his birth in prison to a single mother. He ultimately came to live with a foster family, where he endured near-constant verbal and physical abuse. In his mid-teens he escaped and enlisted in t
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    An Educator's Guide to Adoption

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    Baby Pictures...Family Trees...Family Life...Cultural Heritage. These popular school assignments can be difficult, if not impossible for adopted children. AN EDUCATOR'S GUIDE TO ADOPTION will help teachers to increase their understanding of families of ad
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    Balance 20/20 : Six Keys to a Harmonious Life

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    Balance 20/20's simple system shows you how to find the balance you need to have enough time for everything and everyone, and to enjoy life.
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    Love, Bandit - A tail of Foster Care

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    Bandit is a lovable, sometimes mischievous racoon who finds himself in foster care with complete strangers, new rules, and many confusing emotions. He eventually works his way through the emotional conflicts to find happiness and acceptance.
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    Of Many Colors

    Based on an award-winning photo exhibit, this book documents the feelings and experiences of Americans who live in multiracial families. It tells the stories of thirty-nine families who have bridged the racial divide through adoption.
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    How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

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    Based on Dr. Severe's more than twenty years of experience as a school psychologist and parenting workshop leader, this book shows why a child's behavior is often a reflection of the parents' behavior, and how, by making changes themselves, parents can ac
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    I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

    Based on the author's own experience, this heartfelt story follows a woman on her journey to adopt a baby girl from China.

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    Mommy Far, Mommy Near

    Because Elizabeth was adopted from China, she assumed that all babies came from China. Her mommy explained that babies grow inside their mother and come from every country. She told Elizabeth that she has two mommies, one in China who grew her and one in
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    Beginnings: How Familes Come to be.

    Beginnings is a beautiful book that shows children that there are many wonderful ways to become part of a family. Katherine Grace came in a plane from Korea. Mark's uncle adopted him after his mother died.
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    Face In The Mirror

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    Being a teenager in today's complex world is a difficult enough task, but adopted teens have an additional struggle: to discover their identity and a sense of belonging and place in the world.
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    We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo

    Benjamin Koo, nine, narrates his own story: his birth mother left him at an orphanage in Korea when he was only a few days old; and, in America, his adoptive parents were longing to have a child and were just waiting for one to become available.
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    Beneath a Tall Tree: a story about us

    Bestselling author Jean Strauss's memoir about her quest to unearth her past is an incredible funny and touching journey that redefines the meaning of family and celebrates the universal connections that link us all. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
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    Atomic Betty to the Rescue

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    Betty is a tough little girl with a great big secret. Thought saving the world was tough? Try defending the whole galaxy sometime!
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    Handbook for Treatment of Attachment-Trauma Problems in Children

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    Beverly James has called attention to the link between trauma and attachment disorders.

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    Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure

    Blue Bottle Mystery is a delight to read that is more than just another kid's book. For the first time, the issues and frustrations that a child may have with Asperger Syndrome are explored within a fictional format especially for children.
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    Touchpoints: The Essential Reference: Your Child's Emotional & B

    Book version - offers parents a complete understanding of child development from a physical, cognative, emotional, and behavioral point of view.
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    Good Kids, Difficult Behavior

    Book version - The information in this book is a guide to what works and what doesn't. The strategies detailed in this book will help your return home at the end of the day with sufficient energy to enjoy your family.
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    Trouble Don't Last Always

    Born to a teenage mother whose hopes and dreams for her son were shattered by her own drug addiction, author Shane Salter was thrust into parenting his younger brother at the tender age of four. His first look at the world was through a broken windowpane.
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    4 Weeks to a Better-Behaved Child

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    Breaktrough discipline techniques that really work.
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    What You Really Need to Know About Caring for a Child with Asthm

    Caring for a child with Asthma: symptoms & care; diagnosis & assessment, prevention & treatment, and day-to-day care.
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    Beneath the Mask

    Case studies and treatment considerations for Therapist and Parents on understnding adopted teens.
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    Is That Your Sister?

    Catherine is a member of a multiracial family. Her friends often ask her questions about her family, especially her sister. Many of the questions center on her sister's physical appearance. Catherine talks about these questions and how she has answered th
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    Adoption is for Always

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    Celia is frustrsted and upset when she realizes for the first time that she is adopted. As the story unfolds, she discovers why her birthmother gave her up but also that her adoptive parents will be her mommy and daddy forever.
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    When You Were Born in Korea: A Memory Book for Children Adopted

    Children adopted abroad often wonder what life was like before they came to America. Who took care of them when they were little? How did they come to leave their birthmother? Why were they available for adoption? Where did they live? This helps you devel
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    Our Own

    Children adopted as preschoolers or older come with histories, fully formed personalities, and feelings about what they have lost. But they also bring happiness, laughter, and great resilience.
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    Adopted Child - For Parents Adopting Older Children

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    Children adopted at an older age may not trust their adoptive parents enough to discuss their fears or questions about puberty. This book will help with some of these issues.

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    All Kinds of Families

    Children define family on the basis of their own personal experiences. ALL KINDS OF FAMILIES describes many different types of families: two parent, adoptive, single parent, sibling groups, divorced, grandparents, childless, and many others.
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    Fatherneed: Why Father Care is as Essential as Mother Care for Y

    Children need the right balance of nurturing care that all children need to grow into healthy adults, including the kind of care only a father can give. For years the most trusted child care experts have emphasized the mother/child bond.
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    Flight of the Stork: What Children Think (And When) about Sex an

    Children think differently from adults concerning sex and birth. Page after page of enlightening interviews take us deep into the minds of children 3-12 years old.
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