The list of books below will get you started on what you need to do before you
welcome a child into your home and will allow you to better understand some of
the issues that foster and adoptive parents and children may face. These
books are available for check-out to AASK families from the lending library.
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"A Child's Journey Through Placement" -Vera
"Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in
Children" -Daniel Hughes
"Raising Your Spirited Child" -Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
"Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special Needs Kids" -
Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky
"Adopting and Advocating for the Special Needs Child: A Guide for
Parents and Professionals" -L. Anne Babb & Rita Laws
"Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural families"
"Gay Dads: A Celebration of Fatherhood" -David Strah
"Adopting on Your Own: The Complete Guide to Adopting as a Single
Parent" -Lee Varon
"Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss" -Claudia Jewett
"Being Adopted, The Lifelong Search for Self" -David M. Brodzinsky,
Marshall D. Schechter, and Robin M. Harris.