- 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
A little girl named Noelle tells how she likes to go looking for things that are brown like her.
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.
One became your guiding star; the other became your sun.
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.
Based on a poem the author wrote immediately after the arrival of their first adopted child, this story is perfect for anyone who has adopted or is going to adopt.
Offers a simple explanation of the facts of adoption process designed to reinforce the young child's feelings of love and self-esteem
Tebos helps adoptive parents create a lifebook from a faith perspective that tells their childs story prior to adoption, and adds a faith component to assure children that their adoption is a part of Gods plan. (Relationships)
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.
A loving couple dream of a baby born far away and know that this is the baby they have been waiting to adopt.
"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.
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.
A tiny poppy seed is dropped on to dry ground where it will not be able to grow. Carried by the wind to a flourishing garden, in due time it thrives, sprouts, and grows into a beautiful red blossom, completing a rainbow of floral colors. A lovely analogy of interracial adoption.