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The Resource Cross-cultural adoption : how to answer questions from family, friends, and community, Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz ; [foreword by Rocky Bleier]

Cross-cultural adoption : how to answer questions from family, friends, and community, Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz ; [foreword by Rocky Bleier]

Label
Cross-cultural adoption : how to answer questions from family, friends, and community
Title
Cross-cultural adoption
Title remainder
how to answer questions from family, friends, and community
Statement of responsibility
Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz ; [foreword by Rocky Bleier]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.734/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV875.55
LC item number
.C69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Cross-cultural adoption : how to answer questions from family, friends, and community, Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz ; [foreword by Rocky Bleier]
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0418/2004012771.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The questions kids ask: What does adopted mean? -- Where is she from? -- Why did they go all the way over there to adopt a child? -- Who are her "real" parents? -- Why didn't her "real" parents want her? -- Was she abandoned? -- Why does she look different? -- Is she my real cousin? -- Where was she before she was adopted? -- Why didn't they just have one of their own? -- Why are there so many little girls, and not as many boys? -- Did she have a different name when she was born? -- How much did they pay for her? -- Will she be able to understand me and speak English? -- What if they want to give her back? -- What if she wants to leave them and go back to her birth parents? -- Will she remember where she is from or who her birth parents were? -- Won't she feel sad when she finds out she's adopted? -- Do's and don'ts for grown-ups -- Do: treat her like any other kid -- Support her when curious strangers ask questions -- Respect her privacy -- Treat prospective adoptive parents the same as expectant parents -- Acknowledge and celebrate the differences -- Please don't: Don't introduce her as adopted -- Don't say how lucky she is -- Don't assume adoption is a second choice -- Don't jump to conclusions about the birth mother -- Don't tell us we're sure to have our "own" now -- Want to know more about her birth country? -- China -- Russia -- The Republic of Guatemala -- The Republic of Korea -- Ukraine -- The Republic of Kazakhstan -- Socialist Republic of Vietnam -- The Republic of India -- The Republic of Colombia -- The Republic of haiti -- Appendix: resources for learning more about adoption
Control code
2391401
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 160 p.
Isbn
9780895260925
Lccn
2004012771
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55600753
Label
Cross-cultural adoption : how to answer questions from family, friends, and community, Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz ; [foreword by Rocky Bleier]
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0418/2004012771.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The questions kids ask: What does adopted mean? -- Where is she from? -- Why did they go all the way over there to adopt a child? -- Who are her "real" parents? -- Why didn't her "real" parents want her? -- Was she abandoned? -- Why does she look different? -- Is she my real cousin? -- Where was she before she was adopted? -- Why didn't they just have one of their own? -- Why are there so many little girls, and not as many boys? -- Did she have a different name when she was born? -- How much did they pay for her? -- Will she be able to understand me and speak English? -- What if they want to give her back? -- What if she wants to leave them and go back to her birth parents? -- Will she remember where she is from or who her birth parents were? -- Won't she feel sad when she finds out she's adopted? -- Do's and don'ts for grown-ups -- Do: treat her like any other kid -- Support her when curious strangers ask questions -- Respect her privacy -- Treat prospective adoptive parents the same as expectant parents -- Acknowledge and celebrate the differences -- Please don't: Don't introduce her as adopted -- Don't say how lucky she is -- Don't assume adoption is a second choice -- Don't jump to conclusions about the birth mother -- Don't tell us we're sure to have our "own" now -- Want to know more about her birth country? -- China -- Russia -- The Republic of Guatemala -- The Republic of Korea -- Ukraine -- The Republic of Kazakhstan -- Socialist Republic of Vietnam -- The Republic of India -- The Republic of Colombia -- The Republic of haiti -- Appendix: resources for learning more about adoption
Control code
2391401
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 160 p.
Isbn
9780895260925
Lccn
2004012771
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55600753

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