Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

Adoption and Fostering: Guides for Parents and Families -

Related category: Children & Young People
Related booklists: Adoption and Fostering: Guides for Professionals, Adoption and Fostering: Memoirs and Family Stories,

This website can't tell you if a book is in our shop right now or not. Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. You can always call us or use the enquiry links to ask if a book is in stock or how long it would take to order. (Note: we do our best to keep information up to date, but occasionally prices may have changed.)

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 29 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Lesbian and Gay Foster Care and Adoption (Second Edition) by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott
    Lesbian and Gay Foster Care and Adoption (Second Edition) - by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott

    £19.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781849055192 | ISBN 10: 184905519x

    A new collection of stories from lesbian, gay and transgender foster and adoptive parents about the challenges and rewards of parenting children of all ages.  Interviews with some of the first LGBT families to adopt or foster also gives unique i ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children: A Family Friendly Approach (2nd edition) by Joy Rees
    Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children: A Family Friendly Approach (2nd edition) - by Joy Rees

    £15.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785921674 | ISBN 10: 1785921673

    Through words, pictures, photographs, certificates and other 'little treasures', a Life Story Book provides a detailed account of the child's early history and a chronology of their life.   Fully updated, this clear and concise book shows a un ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Caleb
    Caleb's Healing Story - by Kathleen A. Chara and Tasha A. Lehner, illustrated by Samantha Aburime

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785927027 | ISBN 10: 1785927027

    An interactive story with activities to help children to overcome challenges arising from trauma, attachment issues, adoption or fostering.   Caleb invites you on a journey to learn about attachment and trauma in this interactive story and wor ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting a Child Affected by Sexual Abuse by Biddy Youell
    Parenting a Child Affected by Sexual Abuse - by Biddy Youell

    £9.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910039458 | ISBN 10: 1910039454

    We knew that Rose had been sexually abused by Samuel’s father. We were told that he was a known offender. Maybe we were naïve but we thought that Samuel was too young to have known anything about it and Rose had been removed from home when she was ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh
    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home - by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849054010 | ISBN 10: 1849054010

    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic child care.   It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often stru ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Secrets of Successful Adoptive Parenting by Sophie Ashton
    Secrets of Successful Adoptive Parenting - by Sophie Ashton

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785920783 | ISBN 10: 1785920782

    Are you in the process of adopting and feeling out of your depth?   Do you already have an adopted child and are feeling overwhelmed?   Sharing the secrets that will enable you to face the challenges of adoptive parenting with confidenc ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke
    Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child - by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849057950 | ISBN 10: 1849057958

    Packed full of great ideas for fun games and activities, this book encourages positive attachments between a parent or carer and their child.   When it comes to choosing the best games to play with children who have difficulties attaching, it ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting A Child Affected by Domestic Violence by Hedy Cleaver
    Parenting A Child Affected by Domestic Violence - by Hedy Cleaver

    £8.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910039311 | ISBN 10: 1910039314

    Domestic violence is linked strongly to child abuse and neglect and is present in over half of all child protection cases coming to the attention of the NSPCC and identified in a similar proportion of cases that result in care proceedings. Consequent ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting Adopted Teenagers: Advice for the Adolescent Years by Rachel Staff
    Parenting Adopted Teenagers: Advice for the Adolescent Years - by Rachel Staff

    £13.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056045 | ISBN 10: 1849056048

    How can adoptive parents and their teenagers navigate the challenges of the adolescent years?   Full of valuable, grounded advice, this guide will help parents to understand the impact of early trauma on a child's development and the specific ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Oli and the Pink Bicycle by Catherine Jackson
    Oli and the Pink Bicycle - by Catherine Jackson

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039090 | ISBN 10: 1910039098

    It’s Oli’s seventh birthday – the first one since her new mamma and papa adopted her – and she’s really excited about the present she has been promised. A pink bicycle! But Oli’s special day doesn’t go to plan and she is so angry that s ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Sam
    Sam's Trouble with Words - by Lorna Miles

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039083 | ISBN 10: 191003908x

    Sam has a secret and he doesn’t want anyone to find out what it is. He has trouble reading, writing and spelling and is worried that his new foster family will not want him to stay if they find out. With the help of his carers, teachers and social ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book My Brother Booh Has ADHD by Susan Yarney
    My Brother Booh Has ADHD - by Susan Yarney

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039069 | ISBN 10: 1910039063

    Toby and his identical twin brother Booh were adopted when they were tiny babies. They look so alike that sometimes people can’t tell them apart. But there is one very big difference between them. Booh is always getting into trouble: upsetting othe ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Why Can
    Why Can't I Be Good? - by Hedi Argent, illustrated by Rachel Fuller

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039076 | ISBN 10: 1910039071

    Hanna really wanted to be good. Every morning she promised herself that she would be good all day. But somehow it never worked out that way. By the time she is seven Hanna is very badly behaved, but she wants to change. She is fed up with people tell ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Related by Adoption: A Handbook for Grandparents and Other Relatives by Hedi Argent
    Related by Adoption: A Handbook for Grandparents and Other Relatives - by Hedi Argent

    £8.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039038 | ISBN 10: 1910039039

    'Everybody should try to have a grandmother of grandfather or aunt or uncle, especially if they don't have television, because they are the only grown-ups who have spare time to spend with us.'   Grandparents and other relatives who become rel ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book How Do We Feel About Adoption? The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Feelings and Behavior by Regina Kupecky, illustrated by Apsley
    How Do We Feel About Adoption? The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Feelings and Behavior - by Regina Kupecky, illustrated by Apsley

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849057653 | ISBN 10: 1849057656

    The children of The Adoption Club have lots of different feelings about adoption.  Michael was scared when he first met this adopted family, and was worried his adoptive family might not keep him. Other children talk about feeling happy, sad ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Inside Transracial Adoption by Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg
    Inside Transracial Adoption - by Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg

    £15.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849059053 | ISBN 10: 1849059055

    Is transracial adoption a positive choice for kids? How can children gain their new families without losing their birth heritage? How can parents best support their children after placement?   Inside Transracial Adoption is an authoritative ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted: Creative Ideas and Activities by Katie Wrench and Lesley Naylor
    Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted: Creative Ideas and Activities - by Katie Wrench and Lesley Naylor

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849053433 | ISBN 10: 184905343x

    Life story work is one of the key therapeutic approaches to working with adopted or fostered children. While it sounds simple, there is much more to this work than producing photo albums or memory boxes for children.   This accessible book is ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting a Child with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties by Dan Hughes
    Parenting a Child with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties - by Dan Hughes

    £9.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907585609 | ISBN 10: 1907585605

    Prospective adopters and carers are often faced with the prospect of having to decide whether they can care for a child with a health need or condition they know little about and have no direct experience of. It can be difficult to know where to turn ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting a Child with Mental Health Issues by Catherine Jackson
    Parenting a Child with Mental Health Issues - by Catherine Jackson

    £7.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907585432 | ISBN 10: 1907585435

    Prospective adopters and carers are often faced with the prospect of having to decide whether they can care for a child with a health need or condition they know little about and have no direct experience of. It can be difficult to know where to turn ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Parenting a Child Affected by Parental Substance Misuse by Donald Forrester
    Parenting a Child Affected by Parental Substance Misuse - by Donald Forrester

    £7.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907585470 | ISBN 10: 1907585478

    Prospective adopters and carers are often faced with the prospect of having to decide whether they can care for a child with a health need or condition they know little about and have no direct experience of. It can be difficult to know where to turn ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Talking About Adoption to Your Adopted Child: A Guide for Parents by Marjorie Morrison
    Talking About Adoption to Your Adopted Child: A Guide for Parents - by Marjorie Morrison

    £9.50   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907585364 | ISBN 10: 1907585362

    Now in its fifth edition, Talking About Adoption reflects current advice and good practice and is the only guide of its kind in the UK.   Based on the experience and knowledge of many people who have been adopted, as well as adoptive parents, ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book More Adoption Conversations by Renee Wolfs
    More Adoption Conversations - by Renee Wolfs

    £12.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905664962 | ISBN 10: 1905664966

    Why do adopted teenagers feel the way they do? How much of this is due to their being adopted or to the changes that puberty brings? How can parents help their children to confront and deal with the turbulence of their teenage years, their identity c ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Newton Verrier
    Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child - by Nancy Newton Verrier

    £14.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905664764 | ISBN 10: 1905664761

    Since its original publication in 1993, The Primal Wound has become a classic in adoption literature and is considered the adoptees’ “bible”. It is a “must read” for adopted people, adoptive families, birth parents and adoption professional ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Pink Guide to Adoption for Lesbians and Gay Men by Nicola Hill
    The Pink Guide to Adoption for Lesbians and Gay Men - by Nicola Hill

    £13.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781907585593 | ISBN 10: 1907585591

    Can lesbian and gay couples adopt jointly? Is the adoption process any different to that for heterosexual adopters? Is it true that only hard to place children get placed with lesbians and gay men? The Pink Guide to Adoption has the answers to thes ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Understanding Looked After Children: An Introduction to Psychology for Foster Care by Jeune Guishard-Pine, Suzanne McCall and Lloyd Hamilton
    Understanding Looked After Children: An Introduction to Psychology for Foster Care - by Jeune Guishard-Pine, Suzanne McCall and Lloyd Hamilton

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843103707 | ISBN 10: 1843103702

    Understanding Looked After Children is an accessible guide to understanding the mental health needs of children in foster care and the role of foster carers and support networks in helping these children. The authors provide foster carers with an ins ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Loving and Living with Traumatised Children: Refections by Adoptive Parents by Megan Hirst
    Loving and Living with Traumatised Children: Refections by Adoptive Parents - by Megan Hirst

    £7.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699676 | ISBN 10: 1903699673

    This is the story of a group of nine adoptive parents who came together for mutual support to look at the effects on themselves of living with traumatised children. They based their task on a form of research known as co-operative inquiry. The group ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book One of the Family; A Handbook for Kinship Carers by Hedi Argent
    One of the Family; A Handbook for Kinship Carers - by Hedi Argent

    £6.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699805 | ISBN 10: 1903699800

    This handbook aims to give families and friend who are kinship carers, or may become kinship carers, information about the choices they can make, the assessment process, the legal frmaework, the child care system, the support they can expect and the ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Looking After Our Own; The Stories of Black and Asian Adopters by Hope Massiah (Ed)
    Looking After Our Own; The Stories of Black and Asian Adopters - by Hope Massiah (Ed)

    £9.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699706 | ISBN 10: 1903699703

    Essential reading for anyone considering adopting a child, especially those from minority ethnic communities and for social services professionals concerned to recruit and retain black adopters. ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book We are Fostering by Jean Camis
    We are Fostering - by Jean Camis

    £18.00   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781903699430 | ISBN 10: 1903699436

    Birth children in foster families have to share their homes and parents with new arrivals who come with varying problems and needs, usually requiring a considerable period of adjustment to the new family, and taking parental attention away from them. ... more

    View book details    

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd IP24524R 2004-2020 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page