How It Feels to Be Adopted

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Author(s): Jill Krementz
Original Publish Date: May 23, 2012
Product Number: EB00161239
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307820297
Publisher: Knopf
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Description

In these wonderfully straightforward accounts of what it means to children to be adopted, nineteen boys and girls, from eight to sixteen years old—and from every social background—confide their feelings about this crucial fact of their lives. It is deeply affecting to listen to these children as they reveal their questions, frustrations, difficulties, and joys with an honesty that is immediate, convincing, and stirring. Their generosity will provide solace and strength for thousands of other children who share with them the experience of being adopted—and who will be helped to understand that their own emotions are normal and appropriate.

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