Books tagged: Adoption & Fostering: Advice & Issues

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Atlas of Roots

By Beth Kope

Within us all are questions of identity, belonging, and connection. Beth Kope's third poetry collection, Atlas of Roots, is a work of the heart that uncovers the many facets of adoption. In poems that both witness and question, Kope shares her own quest to uncover family history ... Read more

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By Maurice Mierau

Winner of the Kobzar Award

Winner of the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award

In 2005, Maurice Mierau and his wife, Betsy, travelled to Ukraine to adopt two small boys, age three and five. After weeks of delays while navigating a tangled bureaucracy, they returned to Canada as a proud ... Read more

Small Courage

By Jane Byers

Rarely do we know what life will hold. When starting the adoption process, Jane Byers and her wife could not have predicted the illuminating and challenging experience of living for two weeks with the Evangelical Christian foster parents of their soon-to-be adopted twins. Parenthood ... Read more

Swelling With Pride

Edited by Sara Graefe

There's no straightforward path to LGBTQ2 parenthood and just as every queer person has their own coming out story, every LGBTQ2 family has a unique conception or adoption story.

In Swelling With Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories, creative non-fiction writers celebrate ... Read more

The Lucky Ones

Edited by Ann Rauhala
Foreword by Jan Wong

From the early stages of the adoption process to bringing the child back home, this collection of personal stories reveals why parents who have adopted children from China feel?despite the challenges they've endured?truly lucky. In one account, a woman contemplates her daughterÓ³ ... Read more