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    Talking Pictures

    A Parent's Guide to using movies to discuss ethics, values, and everyday problems with children.
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    Taking Care of Your Child

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    A Parent's illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care; Easy-to-Use Decision Charts Quickly Explain: Over 100 Common Symptoms; When to Help Your Child a Home; and When to See a Doctor.
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    Forever Families: Support for Families of Children with Special

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    A policy analysis of adoption subsidy programs in the U.S. Published by the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC). This report analyzes how state policies serve children with special needs.
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    Peter Alsop - Family Roles

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    A presentation by Dr. Peter Alsop for adults that teaches about how families work. This CD is used by thousands of parents and human service professionals.
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    Second Choice: Growing Up Adopted

    A psychiatrist looks at his own black-market adoption giving two stories of his childhood. The first story is open, superficial, cheerful and excludes adoption. The other story is sad, secret, problematic, shameful and includes adoption.
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    Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

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    A psychologist explains the development of racial identity, featuring a group discussion guide.
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    The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilit

    A Resource Book for Students, Parents and Professionals - which includes advice from specialists in the field of learning disabilities; policies and procedures regarding course waivers or substitutions; and more.
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    Unlocking the Mysteries of Sensory Dysfunction

    A resource for anyone who works with or lives with a child with sensory processing issues.
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    Adoption and Disclosure

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    A Review of the Law. The Courts: The Tort of "Wrongful Adoption"; State Statutes: Requirements for Disclosure of Nonidentifying Information.

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    Try and make me

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    A Revolutionary new program for raising your defiant child without losing your cool. Simple strategies that turn off the tantrums and create cooperation.
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    Where Are My Birth Parents: A Guide for Teenage Adoptees

    A sensitive guide to help adopted people make informed decisions about if and how to search for their birth parents. Includes why search; telling your parents; the first contact; birth mothers; reunion and post reunion; and more.
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    The Black Hair Care Revolution

    A Simple Pocket Guide to growing and maintaining healthy Natural and permed hair.
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    Becoming the Parent You Want to be

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    A sourcebook of strategies for the first five years; nine principles for the parenting journey. Children's feelings; Children's Bodies; Dealing with diffucult behavior; Social Learning and play; Family relationships; growing up; growing together.
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    Helping Children Overcome Learning Difficulties

    A step-by-step guide for parents and teachers which includes a complete program of 108 phonic/decoding activities that provide extensive practice in reading and a complete 50-lesson course for learning the basic number facts.
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    The Complete Book of International Adoption

    A Step-by-step guide to finding your child, including: choosing a country and agency; organizing the paperwork; finding the money; evaluating health issues; traveling to adopt; and adjusting to the first months home.

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    Did My First Mother Love Me?

    A Story for an Adopted Child

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    Real For Sure Sister

    A Story of Adoption and Amanda's Hopes and Fears for Herself, Her Brothers and Sisters She Comes to Love

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    After The Loss of Your Baby For Teen Mothers

    A Teen Moms Only Resource, Features: Grief, Reorganization,Medical Definitions, Future, and more

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    Empty Womb, Aching Heart

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    A thoughtful contribution to the sensitive issues experienced by couples who are challenged by infertility. This book connects us to the lives of people who are discouraged, feel isolated, and very much alone.
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    Advocating for Your Child's Education

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    A tool toward a better educational experience for your child.
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    The Other Mother

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    A True Story - A woman's love for the child she gave up for adoption.

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    Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for R

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    A unique approach to dealing with the turmoil of adolescence that recognizes that teens learn best when they're allowed to make choices and learn from the consequences. The trick is in setting up choices so the consequences are constructive.
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    Two Kinds of Love

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    A very short, simply put story of adoption. The story begins with the explanation of having two mothers (birthmother and adoptive mother). A very positive story to get your child's adoption story off to a great start.
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    My Adoption Journey to China

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    A workbook for a parent to write in for the adopted child telling the story of the experience. There are placed for photos also.
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    I'm Deaf and It's Okay

    A young boy describes the frustrations caused by his deafness and the encouragement he receives from a deaf teenager that he can lead an active life.
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    Castaway Kid

    Abandoned by his parents when he was just three years old, Rob Mitchell began his jorney as one of the last "lifers" in an American ophanage.

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    Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Ma

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    Acknowledging that anger in children is an emotion that cannot be entirely avoided, this guide for parents outlines a seven-step program to promote healthy anger management in children 4-14.
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    Mitten, The

    Adapted from a Ukrainian folktale, the story centers on Nicki who drops one of his new white mittens in the snow & doesn't even notice it's missing. One by one, the woodland animals discover the mitten and crawl inside, each one larger than the last.
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    Making Sense of Adoption: A Parent's Guide

    Adopted children have predictable and often unspoken concerns about themselves and how they joined their families. This wise and timely guide helps parents anticipate and respond to these concerns in ways that build self-esteem.
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    Older Child Adoption

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    Adopting a child over the age of two can present unique challenges and opportunities. This book presents both the author's personal experiences after having adopted three children (ages nine to twelve) and the results of her research of over thirty famili
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    Adopting a Toddler

    Adopting a Toddler is a comprehensive guide for those who have decided to adopt a toddler and want to know what to do next. The practical advice offered here was written with the unique needs of adopted toddlers in mind; combined with personal experience.
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    Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special Needs Ki

    Adopting special needs children can entail much frustration and heartache. A parent often has to deal with past emotional and physical atrocities, interruptions in parent-child bonding cycles, losses felt by the adopted child, and the inappropriate behavi
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    Adoption Subsidy

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    Adoption subsidies provide financial assistance, medical coverage and support services to families adopting special needs children. ADOPTION SUBSIDY gives detailed information on how to negotiate a subsidy agreement, appeal a decision and apply for retroa
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    Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming Ame

    Adoption, once a secret system shrouded in shame, is rapidly changing into a radically new process that is sweeping the nation. It is accelerating our transformation into a more multicultural and multiethnic society.
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    Whole Life Adoption Book

    Adoptive families face unique issues regarding attachment, adjustment and identity. Creating a nurturing family environment and being prepared for typical crisis points are critical to forging a healthy, lasting family relationship.
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    Corageous Blessing

    Adoptive Parents & the Search

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    Talking With Young Children About Adoption

    Adoptive parents should talk with their children about adoption as early as possible. It is often hard to know what to say and when to say it. This book will assist adoptive parents in beginning the telling of adoption with their child.
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    I Wish for You a Beautiful Life: Letters from the Korean Birth M

    Ae Ran Won is a home for unwed mothers in Seoul, Korea. Most of these women choose adoption for their babies & each is asked to write a letter to her child. This book offers a glimpse at some of these letters.
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    Akeelah and the Bee-Book

    Akeelah Anderson's love for words leads her to enter a number of spelling contests. Tutored by many and opposed by some, Akeelah unwittingly unites a neighborhood in her daring quest to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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    Communicating with the Adopted Child

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    All parents have a concern over communicating with their children, but the adoptive situation demands an exquisite attention and a particular sensitivity to the needs of the adopted child for knowledge and comfort.

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    Openness in Adoption: Exploring Family Connections

    All too often, the discussion of Openness in Adoption is based on anecdotal evidence instead of scientific research. Some adoption professionals argue that openness is still experimental while others maintain that the secrecy of confidential adoptions is
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    40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child

    Although it's now more than thirty years since the first modern civil rights legislation was passed by congress, our society is still imbued with the spirit of racism.
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    A Mind at a Time

    American?s top learning expert how show every child can succeed

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    Finding My Voice

    An account of the struggles and successes of a respected radio personality. A host of a National Public Radio Show, this book offers an intimate look into her childhood, marriage, career, and battle with a rare neurological disorder.
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    Siblings - Adopted & Biological Siblings: Building Healthy Relat

    An Adoptive Parent, Karen assists us in understanding how sibling relationships can be built over time. Karen and her husband, Steve have eight children, two of whom were adopted as toddlers. Karen Swenson first presented this workshop at Ties That Bind.

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    Learning the Dance of Attachment

    An adoptive parent's guide to fostering healthy development. This guide has been written to empower adoptive parents.
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    Borya and the Burps

    An Eastern European Adoption Story that offers a child's view of life before adoption and the transition to a forever family in a way that allows parents to talk openly and comfortably with their pre-school and early elementary aged children.
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    Baby Bond, The: How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Child

    An easy to read guide that explains how your child learns to think, feel and act. The Baby Bond is a well researched book that describes what babies need to grow into healthy children. This book is recommended by Foster Cline, MD author of Parenting wit
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