Georgia Center For Resources & Support
Library   >  

    Special Kids Need Special Parents: A Resource for Parents of Chi

    Parents of children with special needs face unique emotional and practical challenges that are seldom addressed by the medical community. This book discusses these challenges.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Adoption Eclipse, The Choices Count

    Pediatricians, healthcare workers, childcare providers and the adoption triad will gain an understanding of the complexities of the adoption process.
    Media: Book

    See Book Review

    View Details

    Jamaica & Brianna

    Peer approval and the need for good communication are the themes of this quietly appealing story. Like many younger siblings, Jamaica is often stuck wearing hand-me-downs, in this case, her big brother's old gray boots.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Foof?

    Perfect for sharing and reading aloud to children.

    View Details

    When Kids Say Goodbye

    Peter Alsop and Paul Janisse engage children with six (6) special songs: 1. Where Will I Go?; 2. Meeting Paul Janisse; 3. I Believe You; 4. Grief Sculpt with Jerry Moe; 5. While I'm Sleepin'; and 6. New Ground.

    View Details

    "Uh-Oh!"

    Peter's back in pre-school having fun with his friends. Audio ONLY! ?Peter sings: Fifi The Age Fairy; Hello!; Wiggle; Apple Juice; Little Kid; Me!; and many more.

    View Details

    Peter Alsop Uh-Oh!

    Peter's back in pre-school having fun with his friends.
    Media: CD

    View Details

    Pandora's Hope

    Poems and Prose about being adopted.

    View Details

    Plenty Good Room

    Poignant, gritty, and unforgettable. This book is about the human heart's infinite capacity to make room, give love, and have faith in an often troubled world.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Real Boys' Voices

    Pollack describes the secret struggles and passions of America's adolescent boys in their own words. Drawing on interviews with young men across the country, Harvard clinical psychologist Pollack presents a candid, troubling and occasionally humorous snap
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Carolyn's Story: A Book About an Adopted Girl (Meeting the Chall

    Possibly suited for grades 2-6, Carolyn, nine, narrates this attractive photo-essay about her life in Minneapolis as an adoptee from Honduras. Her brother is also from Honduras; when she was two, she went there with her parents to pick him up.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Parenting Adopted Adolescents

    Practical insights from the best-selling coauthro of Adopting The Hurt Child and Parenting The Hurt Child. Understanding and appreciating their journeys.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Look What You've Done!

    Practical strategies for helping children develop the confidence and resilience they need to succeed.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Abby

    Pre-school Abby enjoys her special place in the family as the adopted daughter with an older brother. A delightful story of an African American family's adoption written from a child's perspective.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Negotiating the Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents & Te

    Checked Out

    Preparing for the IEP? Now in its third edition, the book is one of the best tools available to parents and teachers for developing an effective education program for their child or student. Great for parents.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    First Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

    Primarily aimed at adoptive parents, but of considerable use to foster caregivers of young children, this publication approaches attachment and developmental issues arising when even the smallest child is in your care.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Saying Goodby to a Baby: Volume I - The Birthparent's Guide to

    Professionals in the field of adoption have begun to realize that a grief process occurs following relinquishment of an infant. This book addresses that & gives reasons why loss through adoption has not been adknowledged. For Professionals and Parents.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Challenging Child

    Profoundly optimistic, this book reassures parents that they do not simply have to live with their child's fixed temperament. It demonstrates how, by adjusting their reactions to a child's behavior, they can help the child turn these differences into asse
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Attaching in Adoption

    Proper attachment is the most fundamental issue in a successful adoption, but what exactly does the term mean? ATTACHING IN ADOPTION answers that question thoroughly, and it provides solutions to a variety of specific attachment problems.

    View Details

    Coping with Bedwetting

    Provides a definition and discusses possible causes of enuresis. Suggested interventions found to be effective in decreasing enuresis are outlined.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Serving our Children: Charter Schools and the Reform of American

    Public education is failing America's children - especially those in poor urban areas. Washington, D.C. Councilmember Kevin Chavous has long been an outspoken advocate for educational reform through the charter school movement. Will inform you about regul
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

    Published in 1885 and set in Holland, Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates is a classic. It is the heart-warming tale about Hans and Gretel Brinker, who are loving and grateful in spite of diffucult times.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Happy Adoption Day

    Checked Out

    Pull out the party hats and streamers to celebrate a very special day -- the wonderful day when a child joins an adoptive family. This bright, cheerful book shows the joy and love of new parents as they watch their child grow and as they mark each year w
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Asthma

    Questions you have. ...Answers you need - Medical and nonmedical treatments that work; proven ways to manage your disease.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Teen Fathers

    Read the views of young fathers on the topic of being a Teen Parent. Counselors from various programs discuss the problems faced by teen parents and helpful offer information for the Teen parent.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    The Star: A Story to Help Young Children Understand Foster Care

    Read this book with your foster child and ask him/her lots of questions. For guidance, consult Questions & Activities for the Star. A handbook for foster parents, which accompanies the book.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Rebuilding the Broken Bond in Reactive Attachment Disorder

    Checked Out

    Rebuilding the Broken Bond is a two (2) part set that discusses how to ?help thousands of parents who have children with broken hearts and wounded minds. ?Nancy and her husband, Jerry, have shared their life and home for over thirty-five years with severely emotionally disturbed children with attachment problems. ?Ninety percent of the children placed in her care have been kids who had killed. ?She has an eighty-five percent success rate with these high-risk children?which is one of the highest in the country. ?Nancy specializes in bonding and conscience development.

    View Details

    Somebody's Someone: A Memoir

    Regina Louise speaks of her experiences as a child that traveled to different childen shelters and foster homes in search of a place to call HOME!
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Open Adoption - Making a Long Story Short; Why Bother With Open

    Ron Chandonia, Adoptive father presents this workshop to parents at the Georgia Center's Sixth Annual Men Behaving Dadly conference in 2009. He helps parents to understand why you MUST bother with Open Adoption and shares the benefits this type of adop
    Media: CD

    View Details

    Rosie's Family - An Adoption Story

    Rosie's Family is a story about belonging in a family regardless of differences.

    View Details

    Weaving a Family - Untangling Race and Adoption

    Rothman offers us new insights for understanding the way that race and family are shaped in America today.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Adoption Stories for Young Children

    Checked Out

    Ryan, a five-year-old boy, knows a lot about adoption. He knows that his babysitter, Tammy, is pregnant, but isn't ready to be a mommy. He also knows that Tammy has chosen his neighbors to be the baby's mommy and daddy.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Adoption Reconnection Directory

    Checked Out

    Search & Support Referral Source
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Trouble with Secrets

    Secrets can be confusing issues for children, which secrets should be told and which secrets should be kept. This book helps children distinguish between hurtful secrets and good surprises. AVAILABLE IN SPANISH.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    The Secret Life of Families

    Secrets come in all shapes and sizes. And for families as well as, individuals, they are built on a complex web of shifting motives and emotions. In this books Black explores the nature of secrets.

    View Details

    No More Secrets For Me

    Sexual abuse is a secret no child should have to keep. No home with a child between the ages of 2 and 14 should be without this book.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    I Like Being Me: Poems for Children About Feeling Special, Appre

    Short yet sweet poems teach values to young kids, while the companion Leader's Guide helps adults make the impression last.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Things I Want Most

    Since his removal from an abusive home, eleven-year-old Mike had been placed in a dozen different foster families and institutions. He was labeled severely emotionally disturbed and a hopeless case. What Mike wanted most was a family.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Peter Alsop - Sing Along Songs

    Sing along songs on DVD for children.

    View Details

    I Don't Have to Make Everything All Better

    Checked Out

    Six practical principles that empower others to solve their own problems while enriching your relationships.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Preventing Sibling Rivalry

    Six strategies to build a jealous-free home.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Can This Child be Saved?

    Checked Out

    Solutions for Adoptive and Foster families - offers parents help and hope, encouragement, and support. It examines what causes children to act and react the way they do, and why conventional strategies and approaches often fail to reach them.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Why Am I Different?

    Some people can't eat chocolate, and some are good at whistling. Some people are tall, some are short. People want different things for their birthdays. If we were all the same, it would be like seeing everything in gray - boring.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Supporting an Adoption

    Sometimes wanting to do or say the right thing isn't enough. Written for friends and relatives, this book explains how they can be sensitive and helpful to the prospective or current adoptive family.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    When You Were Born in Vietnam

    Speaking directly to adopted children; this book offers a clear and straightforward explanation of how children in Vietnam are placed for adoption.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Child Welfare 1993

    Special Issue on Adoption Policy, Practice, and Program.

    View Details

    Your Kids & Sports

    Sports can raise tough questions for you and your kids. Let Coach Koehler help you ... understand the purpose of athletics; choose the right sport; find good programs and coaches; and teach your child the value of losing.
    Media: Book

    View Details

    Children of Choice: Stories about children with disabilities and

    Stories about children with disabilities and special adoption needs and the families who adopted them. At any one time, over 400 children with disabilities or special adoption needs are available for adoption in Georgia. This little book is written to int
    Media: Book

    View Details