qCongratulations on your adoption!q Faith, age 8, and Hunter, age 11, aren't so sure that congratulations are in order; having parents and a new family is complicated. Their new moms, Helen and Toni Green, are also finding adoption to be a challenge. Everyone seems to be above their heads this time. Help comes in unexpected form; four ancestors from the various branches of Faith and Hunter's family show up to teach, encourage and cheer this family--from its bewildered beginnings to feeling truly attached to one another by love. Funny, tender and wise, this quartet has much to say about the nature of all families, and about the special needs, challenges and joys of older child adoption. This is a read-aloud story for families formed through adoption. Special parent chapters at the end are there to help get families talking and to deepen the parents' knowledge and understanding of older child adoption.Hunter looked at the tree, and, from a few feet away, it did indeed look scrawny. The branches had short needles, not the long thick ones that the Martina#39;s tree always had, and there were large spaces between them where the wires to the lightsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hunter, Faith and the Ancestors: an adoption story of change and belonging|
|Author||:||Serena Patterson, Ph. D., Monika Grünberg|
|Publisher||:||FriesenPress - 2014-06-26|