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My Adopted Child, There's No One Like You Hardcover – Dec 2008

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group (December 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800718895
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800718893
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 21.3 x 0.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 295 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #382,763 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the bestselling author of The Birth Order Book . . .

Every child is special. And every child deserves to be recognized for what makes him or her unique. My Adopted Child, There's No One Like You creatively celebrates the adopted child. Adopted children need to know they are special, loved, and secure. Read this book with your adopted child to show him or her the never-ending reach of your love.

From the Back Cover

On the day we brought you home, Mama Bear was so excited you finally arrived. Papa Bear couldn't wait to teach you everything he knew. And we both were so proud, we knew you were just what we wanted.

Right from the start, we knew you were a special gift!

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Format: Hardcover
I bought this book shortly after my husband and I received our daughter via domestic infant adoption. Wondering around the bookstore looking at books for adopted children, I spotted this one by Kevin Leman and picked it up. Part of his, "There's No On Like You" books, I soon read the entire book and had tears running down my face. A story about two brown bears adopting a baby panda bear who is now school aged and has to create a family tree. The panda is worried because he knows his family tree is different from other kids, he doesn't know where he came from and knows he looks different from his mama and papa. Mama Bear sits down with him and explains his adoption story: how a beautiful and young panda mama had a baby in her tummy that she knew she could not take of by herself. She looked and looked and found a couple who so wanted a baby to love and raise but couldn't have baby bears of their own. She chose mama and papa brown bear. Mama Bear tells her child that he is "the cub of her heart" and "you were born right here" while pointing to her chest. Told within the Christian perspective, it communicates how special birthparents are and how difficult a decision it is to make an adoption plan, how people of all different backgrounds, appearances and circumstances can be families and how love is the most important ingredient in any family. With sweet illustrations, I still cry when I read this story and love sharing it with my daughter.
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa007178c) out of 5 stars 16 reviews
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ff041ec) out of 5 stars It touched our hearts! Oct. 24 2007
By irish girl - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book truly touched our hearts as parents and also our daughter's who we adopted at birth.(She is now 7).Thank you for this precious book. The illustrations are fantastic. I highly recommend to anyone who has adopted children or knows someone who has.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ff04240) out of 5 stars Wonderful Book Dec 20 2007
By T. Jacobs - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book is a fantastic tool for helping your adopted child become comfortable as an adopted child. A fun Parent-Child read.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ff04678) out of 5 stars Great book! Jan. 6 2008
By K. C. Hunt - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This is a great book about adoption! However, I would recommend it for ages 5 and up.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ff04a38) out of 5 stars Wish I had read it first before buying in for a gift July 15 2012
By Kimber - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This was an adorable book, but when you buy books online you only get a preview. This book told about a birthmother that loved their little cub sooo much and did what was best... some of us buy these books so that we can read to our children about how great the adoption process was. My son is NOT ready to hear about birthmom and her reasons for her choices. I bought this for his birthday as I do each year, and it was too late to find another one. Great idea, but sometimes people just aren't ready for that talk yet.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ff049e4) out of 5 stars Great Adoption Book Jan. 7 2008
By C. Larsen - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I think the story is well written and well put. The perfect adoption story book!