Adopting the Older Child

Front Cover
Harvard Common Press, Sep 16, 1978 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages
2 Reviews
Hundreds of thousands of children in this country are without permanent homes right now, waiting in foster homes and institutions for families who could adopt them. Here, in "a book that workers and parents have been waiting for" (Child Welfare), nationally known family counselor and adoptive parent Claudia Jewett explains just what is in store for those who decide to open their hearts to a waiting child.  "One of the truly fine books in its genre, rich with insights and practical counsel." (Publishers Weekly)

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - LTW - LibraryThing

A first-rate examination of the older-child adoption process which reckons with the feelings and reactions of everyone involved.-new and foster parents, adoptive and biological children, and the ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Agape - LibraryThing

Excellent book with chapter long stories illustrating the issues. Read full review

Other editions - View all

Bibliographic information