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  • The Adventures of the Soul Sistas

    or How the Sisters Changed the World by

    Charm and Dawn are soul sistas from the heart. They share everything and have the best adventures on their Spirit family farm. When their parents, Alexandra and Nathan, adopted them from birth—first Charm, then Dawn—the two girls were by each ...


  • Only the Strong Survive

    by

    For many of us, the dream of starting a family is the hope we hold most dear. Sometimes, though, things don’t go as easy as we planned. There are few who will admit the hardship this brings—from struggling with infertility to the daunting process of ...


  • Surviving the System

    Nine Siblings tell their Stories in Foster Care by

    Surviving the System: Nine Siblings Tell Their Foster Care Stories is an important and necessary memoir that leads the reader through the harrowing—and often horrific—experiences of these siblings who were removed from their home in northern New ...


  • Joanie

    by

    In 1942, a bewildered six-year-old Joan Crabb and her siblings find themselves wards of the Loyal True Blue and Orange Orphanage in Richmond Hill, Ontario. For seven challenging years, they support one another through the strong bonds of familial ...


  • The Pocket Adoption Coach

    Wisdom for life shared through heartening personal account by

    The Pocket Adoption Coach is a woman’s personal tale of becoming a mother. With candour and heart, Michele Hengen invites us along on the journey of highs and lows that tracked her family’s evolution from aching couple to five-person glory, courtesy ...


  • She Called Her Joy

    A sister lost and found by

    "Who are you?" The mystery relative couldn't tell her. She was adopted. Tami had just discovered that she was a DNA match to a complete stranger. They were related. But how? Tami's mother, the family historian, couldn't help, either. She had ...


  • Young Love

    An Adoptee's Memoir by

    Young Love: An Adoptee’s Memoir describes the author’s lifelong, innate curiosity about her adoption. She was born in Catherine Booth Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and relinquished into foster care by her birth mother at six weeks. Adopted ...


  • Torn Heartstrings

    by

    As foster parents of 70 children over 12 years, we are sharing our personal experiences of the conditions and circumstances of why the children came into our care. Unless you’ve been a foster parent, I don’t believe anyone can really understand what ...


  • The Secrets in My Eyes

    by

    Adopted as an infant, Harry Hamilton spent the first six years of his life believing himself to be the true son of a proud and loving family, with a lineage of which any young boy would be proud. But in his seventh year, Harry’s world was shattered ...


  • Hunter, Faith and the Ancestors: an adoption story of change and belonging

    by

    “Congratulations on your adoption!” Faith, age 8, and Hunter, age 11, aren’t so sure that congratulations are in order; having parents and a new family is complicated. Their new moms, Helen and Toni Green, are also finding adoption to be a ...