Catalogue by titles / Twenty things adopted kids wish their adoptive parents knew

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PARENTS ENG-044
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Title Twenty things adopted kids wish their adoptive parents knew
Author ELDRIDGE Sherrie
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1999
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
Editor
Publisher Dell Publishing, Random House, Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, New York 10036, USA
Distributor
Page 222
Price
ISBN 0 440 50838 X
Type of material Book
Language of document

Document information
Document description
Country concerned
Index Origins-info
Education-child-needs
Identity-origin
Awareness-raising
Child-post-adopt-sup
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Identity-adoptive
Free text Guide for adoptive parents to understand the processes that an adopted child goes through as he/she tries to cope with the knowledge of the difference in being an adopted person, with particular emphasis on the need to grieve for what they lost. The twenty issues raised in the book are illustrated by accounts and testimonies from adopted children and their parents, as well as studies by specialists in adoption matters.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Parents
Children