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Chung, Nicole

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

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

Lee, Julayne

Summary: A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America. Julayne Lee was born in South Korea to a mother she never knew. When she was an infant, she was adopted by a white Christian family in Minnesota, where she was sent to grow up. Not My White Savior is a memoir in poems, exploring what it is to be a transracial and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vireo Book/Rare Bird Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 LEE

Stein, Deborah.

Summary: After discovering that she was born in a prison to a heroin-addicted mother, the author recalls her subsequent descent into drugs and crime and her recovery as she finds forgiveness and acceptance for both her real and adopted mothers."Even at twelve years old Deborah Jiang Stein, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in Seattle, felt like an outsider. Her multiracial features set...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEIN, DEBORAH STE

Rhodes-Courter, Ashley

Summary: "Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family she's created, and her efforts to make peace with her past"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RHO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RHODES-COURTER, ASHLEY RHO
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RHO

Lauck, Jennifer.

Summary: The author continues the story of her life, relating her journey into adulthood while confronting the demons of her traumatic childhood and considering the troubled soul of her brother Bryan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.033 LAU

Summary: The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives, a secret that goes to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC THR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE THR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD THR

Lierow, Diane

Summary: "The story that captivated a nation: how a horribly neglected little girl was rescued by her loving adoptive parents. In July 2005, a six-year-old girl named Danielle was removed from her Florida home after authorities found her living in bug-ridden squalor, subjected to horrific neglect and so damaged by her own mother that recovery seemed hopeless. But hope was waiting for Dani and help. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEIROW,DIANE LIE

Rhodes-Courter, Ashley

Summary: Ashley spent nine years in foster care after being taken away from her mother. She endured many caseworkers, moving from school to school and manipulative, humiliating and abusive treatment from one foster family. See how she survives and eventually thrives against the odds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2009

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Rhodes-Courter, Ashley

Summary: Ashley spent nine years in foster care after being taken away from her mother. She endured many caseworkers, moving from school to school and manipulative, humiliating and abusive treatment from one foster family. See how she survives and eventually thrives against the odds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RHO

Carroll, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

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

Lifton, Betty Jean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill 1975

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.734 LIF

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