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Review: Rosie’s Family

Review: Rosie’s Family

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on October 25, 2010. Republished here with permission. Each Adoption Day, we get Jackson a new adoption-related book. This year, I chose Rosie’s Family: An Adoption Story, by Lori Rosove. Rosie is a beagle who is adopted by schnauzers. Jackson loves dogs (and is lobbying to get one), … Continue reading

The First Thirteen, by Jana Wolff

The First Thirteen, by Jana Wolff

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on March 26, 2010. Republished here with permission. Back in January, I wrote a review of the book A Love Like No Other. In it, I said I disliked the essay “The First Thirteen”, by Jana Wolff. Ms. Wolff actually emailed me about it, in a very classy … Continue reading

Book Review: You Can Adopt

Book Review: You Can Adopt

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on March 12, 2010. Republished here with permission. I love Adoptive Families magazine!* I read every issue cover to cover. I even read the ads. Last year, they announced they would be publishing You Can Adopt: An Adoptive Families Guide, by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley. I immediately … Continue reading

Book Review: A Love Like No Other

Book Review: A Love Like No Other

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on January 6, 2010. Republished here with permission. I recently wrote a brief post recommending some books for adoptive parents. One of them is A Love Like No Other: Stories from Adoptive Parents. I read it back in 2005. I started reading it again (because my husband just … Continue reading

More Books to Add to Your Collection

More Books to Add to Your Collection

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on September 22, 2009. Republished here with permission. It’s been awhile since I’ve discussed books, and books are some of my favorite things. Parents are often looking for stories that feature children of color, without focusing on the “color” part.  One of my favorite library books is Ben’s … Continue reading

Book Review: We Belong Together

Book Review: We Belong Together

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on July 5, 2009. Republished here with permission. Tonight we picked a relatively new book off of our shelf: We Belong Together, A Book About Adoption and Families, by Todd Parr. Todd Parr has written and illustrated dozens of children’s books, many on the topics of tolerance, equality, … Continue reading

Some of Our Favorite Books

Some of Our Favorite Books

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on March 3, 2009. Republished here with permission. My son is 3, and he loves to read! He picks out his own stories. This week, he’s picked out some of our favorite books that feature multi-ethnic characters. More More More Said the Baby, by Vera Williams: Featuring a … Continue reading

I Finished THE BOOK

Sep. 2nd, 2007 at 3:00 AM And if you don’t know which book, then you haven’t been paying attention to my userpics… I literally just finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows about 30 minutes ago. That means at 2:30am PDT. I had to come to the computer though, because I wanted to get my … Continue reading