This book was written by a global community of adult adoptees and adults who were fostered, and includes letters penned to the upcoming generation of adopted and fostered youth. The mission of “Dear Wonderful You” is for all adopted or fostered youth to feel embraced and guided by the incredible letters contained inside. The writers’ want every young reader to know they have a network of support who “get it,” “get them,” and have been in their shoes. This unique book include contributions from JoAnne Bennett, Thomas Park Clement, Brenda M. Cotter, Charlotte Cotter, Laura Dennis, Peter Dodds, Mei-Mei Akwai Ellerman, PhD, Ming Foxweldon, Suzanne Gilbert, Rosita Gonzalez Lynn Grubb, Lee Herrick, Soojung Jo, Jeff Leinaweaver, PhD, J.S. London, Dan Matthews Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao, Kaye S. Pearse, Karen Pickell, Jasmine Renee, Matthew Salesses, Liz Semons, Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen, May Silverstein, Joe Soll, LCSW, Julie Stromberg, Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston and Angela Tucker.
This creative new children’s book explores the story of a young biracial adoptee beginning her journey to understand who she is in a world that is not as accepting and inclusive as it could be. […]
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By Jeremiah Donier Hopi and Navajo tribal member Albert Pooley hears the echoes of his forefathers every day in the work he does as president of the Native American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA). “Imagine […]