by Jayne E. Schooler & Thomas C. AtwoodI was looking for a book on adoption that had been published recently (2008) and found this. So far, I recommend it.
From Barnes & Noble:
The Whole Life Adoption Book has long been an indispensable guide for prospective parents of adopted children and blended families. Now this unique resource is available in a revised and updated edition. Author Jayne E. Schooler shares insights into every aspect of adoption, from vital issues to introductory questions, including:
- Updated information on the adoption process, both in the U.S. and internationally
- An in-depth look at the developmental stages of adoption for families and children
- The impact of adoption on birth children in the family
- Practical parenting suggestions to handle the unique needs in caring for an adoptive child
With wisdom and compassion, this powerful book addresses the needs and concerns facing adoptive parents, offering encouragement for the journey ahead.