The Ultimate Teen Guide

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Baker & Taylor
Provides a resource for adopted teens who struggle with questions of identity, the search for and meeting with birth parents, and adoption by those of a different race or country, and offers advice and anecdotes from adopted teens.

Book News
As part of a series on social issues for inquisitive teens, this book answers questions and recommends resources and coping strategies regarding adoption. Chapters include vignettes and photographs and address how teens react when they learn they are adopted, the decision to search for and meet birth parents, issues in international and transracial adoption, and adoption at an older age, among other topics. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Rowman and Littllefield
Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide enables teens to explore their feelings as they read about the personal experiences of other teens. By learning about the adoption journeys of others, teens discover that others have similar concerns and they are not alone. Adopted teens will benefit from this up-to-date source that contains information on understanding adoption laws, accessing birth records, and learning how to overcome adoption issues. Seven highly qualified adoption professionals also answer real adopted teens' questions. These answers help teens become better equipped to deal with and overcome many of the common issues they face.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780810857742
Characteristics: xix, 246 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Papile, Christopher

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