Family & Relationships, Adoption & Fostering
Send A Little Love
Sequel to Young Love - An Adoptee's Memoir by Bonnie Parsons
Bonnie was adopted as an infant. As a young mother, curiosity about her birth parents led to a 35-year search for them. Fortunately, she held on to every scribbled note and document along the way. After a successful search, Bonnie decided to tell ...
The Missing Puzzle Pieces
Finding My Birth Family by Joan Zaretsky
Joan Zaretsky was adopted as an infant, and grew up in a loving, happy home with adoptive parents who supported her to experience many opportunities. Following her retirement, and her adoptive parents passing away, Joan courageously endeavors to ...
A Hole In Our Hearts
The Search For The Son Who Didn't Know He Was Lost by Vonda Peterson and Kelly Neville
Vonda Peterson has a secret. After becoming pregnant in her teens, Vonda hides her pregnancy from her parents and puts her child up for adoption. For the next forty years, she imagines what his life must be like and how hers would have been with ...
The Adventures of the Soul Sistas
or How the Sisters Changed the World by Newton Vanriel
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 Ashley Biddiscombe
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 Doreen Frenette
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 ...
by Elizabeth Deveau
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 Michele Hengen
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 Tamela Georgi
"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 ...
An Adoptee's Memoir by Bonnie Parsons
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 ...