Recommended Reading

Books Related to the Care of Vulnerable Children

Recommended Books

Below are a list of recommend books related to the care of vulnerable children. Another excellent resource for books is Tapestry Books. Please note that if you purchase from Amazon Smile and select “Hands of Hope Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry” as your charity of choice, every book you purchase will help vulnerable kids.

Trauma Parenting

Adopting the Older Child: Claudia L. Jewett

Adopting the Hurt Child: Gregory Keck, M.D.

Adoptive Parent Intentional Parent: Stacy Manning

Attaching in Adoption - Practical Tools for Today’s Parents: Deborah D. Gray

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain: Daniel Siegel

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Daniel A. Hughes

Handbook on Thriving as an Adoptive Family: David and Renee Sanford

No Drama Discipline: Daniel Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

Parenting The Hurt Child: Gregory Keck, M.D.

Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child

The Connected Child: Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine

The Connected Parent: Real-Life Strategies for Building Trust and Attachment: Karyn B. Purvis, Lisa Qualls

The Power of Showing Up: Daniel Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

The Science of Parenting Adopted Children: Arleta James

The Whole-Brained Child: Daniel Seigel

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew: Sherrie Eldridge

Wounded Children, Healing Homes: Jane Schooler

You Can’t Make Me (But I Can Be Persuaded): Cynthia Tobias