- Filename: god-found-us-you.
- ISBN: 9780061131769
- Release Date: 2009-06-09
- Number of pages: 40
- Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren
- Publisher: Harper Collins
A Story About Adoption
A Story About Adoption
· Provides over 450 evaluative annotations of recommended books, audio recordings, video recordings, websites, and organizations · Presents an introduction to the topic as well as a bibliography of consulted sources with each chapter · Includes a comprehensive author-title-subject index
The true love that inspires adoption is revealed as a birthmother opens her heart, while adoptive parents open their arms for a child.
Every child is special. And every child deserves to be recognized for what makes him or her unique. Now birth order guru, Dr. Kevin Leman, and his artist son, Kevin Leman II, offer parents the perfect way to tell their adopted child just how wonderful he or she is. A read-to-me children's picture book, My Adopted Child, There's No One Like You conveys love, acceptance, and a sense of individuality to adopted children. The combination of Dr. Kevin Leman's trademark humor and his talented son's artwork makes this book a wonderful gift.
A lighthearted rhyming tale features three adopted bear cub siblings, including a brown bear, a polar bear and a panda bear, who discover that in spite of their different preferences, appearances and strengths, their parents love them equally.
Offers a simple explanation of the facts of adoption process designed to reinforce the young child's feelings of love and self-esteem
Meet Lucie - she is a rambunctious, inquisitive, seven-year-old girl who was adopted! Lucie has lots of questions about everything. When Lucie's pregnant Aunt Grace and Uncle John come to visit, new curiosities bubble into Lucie's mind. What does the baby do in there? Does he eat? That night Lucie has an amazing dream, that her birth parents are a king and queen who live in a castle. She knows she grew in her birth mother's tummy, but if her birth parents lived in a castle, why didn't they keep her? The next day, Dad helps her to make an amazing discovery - he tells her how to find a special connection with her birth parents, and how you can too! Forever Fingerprints is a heartwarming, fun story written for children aged 5-11 which uses an everyday experience to embark upon a gentle exploration of some of the difficult questions and feelings commonly expressed by children who are adopted. Adoption expert Sherrie Eldridge also provides a valuable 'Parent Tools and Activities' section, with ideas for creative activities and suggestions on how to explore issues such as belonging, identity, self-esteem and connection.
"Geoff, the Green Hippo, learns that although he may not appear to be the mirror image of his family, he is surrounded with acceptance and undeniable love from a family that was meant to be his."--P.  of cover.
One became your guiding star; the other became your sun.
When a little apple tree isn't able to bear fruit, the wise farmer begins grafting buds from different types of apple trees onto her, until she becomes the most colorful tree in the orchard.
"Yes, adoption makes me special, it means that I am loved..." This brightly colored children's book illustrates how adoption is brought about by love. Written from a child's point of view, the rhyming verse takes you through an adoption journey from start to finish. It is perfect for anyone, young or old, whose life has been blessed by adoption.
With love in their hearts, Rose and Charlie adopt a baby.
Tell me again about the night I was born. Tell me again how you would adopt me and be my parents. Tell me again about the first time you held me in your arms. Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell, author and illustrator of the best-selling When I Was Little: A Four Year Old's Memoir of Her Youth, have joined together again to create a fresh new picture book for every parent and every child. In asking her parents to tell her again about the night of her birth, a young girl shows that it is a cherished tale she knows by heart. Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born is a unique, exuberant story about adoption and about the importance of a loving family.
Discusses how young children make sense of the fact that they are adopted with 20 accounts of parents talking to their children about adoption.
When young Morgan asks, "Did my first mother love me?" her adoptive mother reads her a letter written by Morgan’s birth mother. This birth mother’s love, concern, and caring for her child come through loud and clear as she explains the kind of life she wants for her child. Sadly, she explains, she cannot provide that life for her child, so she has given her a different set of parents. “My dearest child, to your parents I have given the precious gift of you,” she writes. A reassuring story, this book can be adapted to the reader’s family situation.