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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

Chung, Nicole

1 hold on 2 copies

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHU

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Летом в Шейкер-Хайтс только и говорили о том, что Изабелл, младшенькая Ричардсонов, все-таки спятила и спалила дом… В Шейкер-Хайтс, спокойном и респектабельном городке все тщательно спланировано - от уличных поворотов и цветников у домов до успешных жизней его обитателей. И никто не олицетворяет дух городка больше, чем миссис Ричардсон, идеальная мать и жена. Но однажды в этом царстве...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phantom Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Vom Außenanstrich der Häuser bis zum Alltag ihrer Bewohner: Alles in Shaker Heights, einem beschaulichen Vorort von Cleveland, ist passgenau durchgeplant. Keiner verkörpert diesen Geist mehr als Elena Richardson mit ihrer Familie wie aus dem Bilderbuch. Sie hat ein gutes Herz, deshalb nimmt sie die alleinerziehende Künstlerin Mia Warren als Mieterin auf und behandelt deren Tochter Pearl auch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: dtv 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: En Shaker Heights, una tranquila y próspera zona residencial de Cleveland, todo está planeado, desde el trazado de las carreteras, hasta el color de las casas, incluso el éxito de la vida futura de sus vecinos. Nadie encarna mejor este espíritu que Elena Richardson, cuya vida se rige por un principio fundamental: jugar siempre dentro de las reglas sociales. Cuando Mía Warren -una artista...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alba Editorial 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC NG

Guterson, David

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "A provocative new novel from the best-selling author of Snow Falling on Cedars--a moving father-son story that is also a taut courtroom drama and a bold examination of privilege, power, and how to live a meaningful life. In a small rural town outside Seattle, Joanna, an Ethiopian girl adopted by a white fundamentalist Christian family, is found dead of hypothermia in her own backyard--setting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GUT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GUT

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 Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 362.734 GRE

Wolff, Jana.

Summary: Annotation While books about adoption proliferate, none of them addresses the subject of open an interracial adoption like Jana Wolff's personal and frank account does.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vista Communications 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harrison, Valerie I.

Summary: "This book orients parents and communities of black children, including white adoptive parents, to the particular challenges and inequalities race brings to childhood. The authors present research, insight, and their own experience to guide parents to challenges related to education, health, safety, self-esteem, and community building"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.145 HAR

Wolff, Jana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Not only do parents Bob and Dorothy have six kids of their own, they have also opened up their hearts and their home to thirteen disadvantage and handicapped children. What results is an amazing mix of diversity. The multiethnic kids are heroes who belie the typical stereotype of being handicapped. They go to school, do chores, and "hang out" while simultaniously navigating the difficulties of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHO

Jaye, Lola.

Summary: "Lara Reid knew she was an alien. What other explanation could there be? With her dark complexion and kinky hair, so unlike her fair-skinned parents, Lara knew she was different. At eight she finally learned the word 'adopted'. Twenty-two years later, a stranger arrives as she blows out the candles on her thirtieth birthday cake; a woman in a blue-and-black head tie who also claims the title...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAY

Carroll, Rebecca

Summary: "A stirring and powerful memoir from black cultural critic Rebecca Carroll recounting her struggle to overcome a completely white childhood in order to forge her identity as a black woman in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARROLL, REBECCA CAR

Wills, Jenny Heijun

Summary: "A beautiful and haunting memoir of kinship and culture rediscovered. Jenny Heijun Wills was born in Korea and adopted as an infant into a white family in small-town Canada. In her late twenties, she reconnected with her first family and returned to Seoul where she spent four months getting to know other adoptees, as well as her Korean mother, father, siblings, and extended family. At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLS, JENNY HEIJUN WIL

Morrison, Toni.

Summary: In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Frederick, Jen

Summary: "From USA Today bestselling author Jen Frederick comes a heart-wrenching yet hopeful romance that shows that the price of belonging is often steeper than expected. As a Korean adoptee, Hara Wilson doesn't need anyone telling her she looks different from her white parents. She knows. Every time Hara looks in the mirror, she's reminded that she doesn't look like anyone else in her family-not her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Lockington, Mariama

Summary: Eleven-year-old Makeda dreams of meeting her African American mother, while coping with serious problems in her white adopted family, a cross-country move, and being homeschooled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LOC

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