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Chung, Nicole

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Summary: "What does it mean to lose your roots--within your culture, within your family--and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHUNG, NICOLE CHU

Purvis, Karyn B. (Karyn Brand)

Summary: Offers parents practical advice on how to welcome an adopted child into their family, with tips for coping with common problems, building affection and trust, dealing with learning or behavioral disorders, and disciplining an adoptive child without harming the parent-child relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.145 Purvi

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 PUR

Brooks, John

Summary: "An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father's search for the truth about his teenage daughter's suicide: "Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting been explored so openly and honestly" (John Bateson, Former Executive Director, Contra Costa Crisis Center, and author of The Final Leap: Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge). Early one Tuesday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

Hughes, Daniel A.

Contents: Preface -- Introduction -- The abuse and neglect of Katie -- Ruth Daley (foster home #1) -- Karen Miller (foster home #2) -- Susan Cummings (foster home #3) -- Allison Kaplan, Ph.D -- Choosing a new approach -- Jackie Keller (foster home #4) -- Life with Jackie -- The quilt -- Fighting with Jackie -- Thanksgiving dinner -- Jackie and Ruth -- Winter in Maine -- Maine District Court -- The coming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jason Aronson 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.445 HUG

Traster, Tina.

Summary: When the New York Post published Tina Traster's essay about her difficulty bonding with her daughter, Julia, whom she and her husband had adopted from a Siberian orphanage, the seasoned journalist was shocked and overwhelmed by the response, both empathetic and angry. In this frank and honest memoir, Traster tells her full foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRASTER, TINA TRA

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: "A deathbed confession, a dusty carved box containing two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who made hold the key to Lexie's past, but she's not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLA

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: A desire to learn about her biological family leads nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets a mysterious lay-midwife who needs her help after an Amish client and her baby die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Hunt, Angela Elwell

Summary: "From bestselling author Angela Hunt, the heart-wrenching story of a young mother who unknowingly gave away her own child after serving as a surrogate for a childless couple. Amanda Hocking is a typical young wife and mother struggling to make ends meet. She decides to help a childless family by becoming their gestational surrogate, hoping to achieve some financial stability of her own. After a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HUN

Hunt, Angela Elwell

Summary: "From bestselling author Angela Hunt, the heart-wrenching story of a young mother who unknowingly gave away her own child after serving as a surrogate for a childless couple. Amanda Hocking is a typical young wife and mother struggling to make ends meet.She decides to help a childless family by becoming their gestational surrogate, hoping to achieve some financial stability of her own. After a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: A desire to learn about her biological family leads nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets a mysterious lay-midwife who needs her help after an Amish client and her baby die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Clark 2011

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE