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    Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child Updated and Revised

    Lifebooks: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child Updated and Revised by Beth O’Malley – Easy to read guide with lots of practical advice.  Beth was interviewed on the Creating a Family Show – Talking about the Difficult Parts of Your Adopted Child’s History.

     

     

     

     

     

    Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach

    Life Story Books for Adopted Children: A Family Friendly Approach by Joy Rees is a concise and practical guidebook that works chronologically backwards instead of forward. The idea is to stress the security and attachment of the adoptive family before addressing the child’s past.

     

     

     

     

    Adoption Lifebook, a Bridge to Your Child's Beginnings

    Adoption Lifebook, a Bridge to Your Child’s Beginnings by Cindy Probst is a workbook style book for international adoptive families focuses on explaining your child’s unique story. Not specific to your child, but to internationally adopted kids in general. Good resource.

     

     

     

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