Recommended Reading for Adoptive Parents of Teens

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Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding and Appreciating Their Journeys by Gregory C. Keck

Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow by Gregory C. Keck and Regina Kupnecky

Adopting the Older Child by Claudia Jewett

The Face in the Mirror: Teenagers and Adoption by Marion Crook

Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens by Debbie Riley

Who Am I? And Other Questions of Adopted Teenagers by Charlene Giannetti

Teaching Teens with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy

The Great Behavior Breakdown and From Fear to Love: Parenting the Difficult Adopted Child by Brian Post ( /

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