A Passage to the Heart: Writings from Families with Children from China Amy Klatzkin

ISBN: 9780963847225

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341 pages


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A Passage to the Heart: Writings from Families with Children from China  by  Amy Klatzkin

A Passage to the Heart: Writings from Families with Children from China by Amy Klatzkin
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An invaluable resource for any family who has adopted or is planning to adopt from China, A Passage to the Heart gathers together more than one hundred articles published over the past few years in the regional newsletters of the leadingMoreAn invaluable resource for any family who has adopted or is planning to adopt from China, A Passage to the Heart gathers together more than one hundred articles published over the past few years in the regional newsletters of the leading Chinese-adoption support group, Families with Children from China, and similar organizations across the United States, Canada, and Britain.Writing from personal experience as adoptive parents or professionals working with adoptive families, the authors discuss such topics as:the waiting periodthe adoption journeysettling in as a new or expanded familyspecific issues of health and development for children adopted from Chinathe special challenges and rewards of adopting children over age onesingle parenting through adoptionperspectives on China and international adoptionculture, language, identity, and racegoing back to our childrens birth countrythinking about birth parentsand other adoption issues.By turns funny, moving, practical, informative, and deeply personal, this collection is a treasure trove for all families who have adopted children from China, as well as anyone who would like to learn more about international adoption.Proceeds from the book benefit the Amity Foundation and the Foundation for Chinese Orphanages-two charitable organizations providing medical care, foster care, and other services to improve the lives of children living in Chinas orphanages.About the Author:Amy Klatzkin is a book editor specializing in Chinese studies, a member of the board of the San Francisco Chinese Culture Foundation, and the newsletter editor for San Francisco Bay Area Families with Children from China.

She and her husband adopted their daughter Ying Ying in Changsha, Hunan province, in January 1994.



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