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Raising Wildcats
Raising Wildcats: Parenting Children with Attachment Disorder

by Ms Lynn Beth Barnett LMSW

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Books on Attachment

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft by Mary Hopkins Best
Becoming a Family: Promoting Healthy Attachments with Your Adopted Child  by Lark Eshleman PhD
Adopting the Older Child  by Claudia L Jewitt
Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-Needs KidsA Guide for Parents and Professionals by Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky
Facilitating Developmental Attachment: The Road to Emotional Recovery and Behavioral Change in Foster and Adopted Children by Daniel Hughes
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents by Deborah Gray

Parenting Books

Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky
Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors Heather Forbes LCSW and Bryan Post PhD
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge

Books About Parenting Adopted Children

Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison
A Love Like No Other: Stories from Adoptive Parents edited by Pamela Kruger and Jill Smolewe
Child of My Heart: A Celebration of Adoption by Barbara Alpert
When Love Is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD by Nancy Thomas
Dandelion on My Pillow, Butcher Knife Beneath (Coping With Personal Problems) by Nancy Tomas, Beth Thomas, and Terena Thomas
Raising Children Who Refuse To Be Raised by David Ziegler

Books about Parenting Adopted Teens and Tweens

How It Feels to Be Adopted by Jill Krementz
Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me) by Suzanne Slade
Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens by Debbie Riley and John Meeks

Books For Families Who Are Foster Parents

Will I Ever See You Again? Attachment Challenges for Foster Children: A primer for the adults in their lives. by Elzabeth Jacobs
The Supportive Foster Parent: “Be there for me” by Dr. Kalyani Gopal

Books For Kids About Being Adopted

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self by David M. Brodzinsky PhD, Marsha Schecter MD, Robin Monantz Henig
When No One Understands: Letters to a Teenager on Life, Loss, and the Hard Road to Adulthood by Brad Sachs PhD
Three Names of Me by Mary Cummings
All About Adoption: How to Deal with the Questions of Your Past (Sunscreen) by Anne Lanchon
At Home in This World, A China Adoption Story by Jean McCleod

Books About Related Issues

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Revised Edition by Carol Stock Kranowitz MD
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Guide For Families and Communities by Ann Streissguth