Robbie's Trail Through Adoption -- Adult Guide

Robbie's Trail Through Adoption -- Adult Guide

"Trail through Adoption is an engrossing story about Robbie Rabbit, a lovable character who is eventually adopted. In the opening scene, a courtroom hearing has just concluded when Robbie is told that he has become eligible for adoption. After Robbie learns the news, he experiences conflicting emotions as he realizes he won't see his birthmother anymore and that his foster parents want to adopt him. Adoption-eligible children will see how Robbie's caseworker, therapist and foster parents help him prepare for his final visit with his birthmother"--Publisher.

Robbie's Trail Through Open Adoption

Robbie's Trail Through Open Adoption

This book -- "Robbie's Trail through Open Adoption" (ISBN: 978-1-935831-06-8) -- is an engaging story written specifically for children who will have some birthparent contact after the adoption. (A "closed adoption" storyline, ISBN: 978-1-935831-03-7, is also available.) The "Robbie's Trail through Open Adoption" story should be used with "Robbie's Trail through Adoption - Activity Book" (ISBN: 978-1-935831-04-4) and "Robbie's Trail through Adoption -Adult Guide" (ISBN: 978-1-935831-05-1). These three books, sold separately, are designed to work together to help adoption-eligible children communicate better with their adoptive parents and child welfare professionals. Although the "Robbie's Trail through Open Adoption" story can be read without the supplemental activity book and adult guide, adoption-eligible children are best served when you have all three books. The adult guide and activity book both relate back to the "Robbie's Trail through Open Adoption" story, and are used together to help children with issues such as control, grief and loss, feelings, communication and self-identity. The Robbie Rabbit stories and their supplemental materials are designed specifically for foster parents, adoptive parents and/or caseworkers who want to: (1) Help a foster child and/or an adoption-eligible child adjust better to tough changes in life; (2) Promote communication between the child and the important people in his life; and (3) Gain insight into a child's feelings and interpretation of the world around him.

Robbie's Trail Through Adoption -- Activity Book

Robbie's Trail Through Adoption -- Activity Book

"Trail through Adoption is an engrossing story about Robbie Rabbit, a lovable character who is eventually adopted. In the opening scene, a courtroom hearing has just concluded when Robbie is told that he has become eligible for adoption. After Robbie learns the news, he experiences conflicting emotions as he realizes he won't see his birthmother anymore and that his foster parents want to adopt him. Adoption-eligible children will see how Robbie's caseworker, therapist and foster parents help him prepare for his final visit with his birthmother"--Publisher.

Robbie's Trail Through Foster Care

Robbie's Trail Through Foster Care

"Robbie's Trail through Foster Care is an engaging story about Robbie Rabbit's journey into foster care. Robbie is removed from his birthmother's home due to an unsafe environment. In kid terms, the story hints briefly of physical abuse (a caseworker checks Robbie's back and legs for "ouchies") before placing him with foster parents. Robbie meets his new foster family, learns what a foster kid is and experiences some commonplace behaviors as he adjusts to his new life."--Publisher.

Robbie's Trail Through Foster Care -- Adult Guide

Robbie's Trail Through Foster Care -- Adult Guide

"Robbie's Trail through Foster Care is an engaging story about Robbie Rabbit's journey into foster care. Robbie is removed from his birthmother's home due to an unsafe environment. In kid terms, the story hints briefly of physical abuse (a caseworker checks Robbie's back and legs for "ouchies") before placing him with foster parents. Robbie meets his new foster family, learns what a foster kid is and experiences some commonplace behaviors as he adjusts to his new life."--Publisher.

The Movie Guide

The Movie Guide

From The Big Sleep to Babette's Feast, from Lawrence of Arabia to Drugstore Cowboy, The Movie Guide offers the inside word on 3,500 of the best motion pictures ever made. James Monaco is the president and founder of BASELINE, the world's leading supplier of information to the film and television industries. Among his previous books are The Encyclopedia of Film, American Film Now, and How to Read a Film.