Suggested Reading

For Children

The rich selection of ‘non-social work’ materials: children’s story books, fables, activity books, nursery rhymes, DVD’s, films, T.V. programmes, music, dolls, play people, finger puppets, play dough, paints, etc. (Useful website: Kids Like Me)

 

  •     Helping Children with Feelings Series:  A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind, The Frog who Longed for the Moon to    Smile, Ruby and the Rubbish Bin, etc. – Margot Sutherland
  •     Alex and the Scary Things – Moses and MacEachern
  •     A Place in My Heart – Relyea and Grossnickle
  •     Adopted like me. My book of adopted heroes – Thomas and Angel
  •     Can I tell you about Adoption? - Salaman and Brodzinsky
  •     The Mulberry Bird; An Adoption Story - Brodzinsky
  •     Morris and the Bundle of Worries – Seeney and Fuller
  •     A safe place for Rufus – Jill Seeney
  •     Elfa and the Box of Memories – Bell and Fuller
  •     Picnic in the Park – Griffiths and Pilgrim
  •     Finding a Family for Tommy – Rebecca Daniels
  •     Spark learns to Fly – Judith Foxton
  •     Beaver and the Echo – Amy MacDonald
  •     Where is Poppy’s Panda - David Pitcher
  •     Dennis Duckling and Dennis and the Big Decisions - Paul Sambrooks
  •     Billy Says Series - Joanne Alper
  •     Moving Pictures – Hedi Argent
  •     How are you feeling today baby bear? – Jane Evans
  •     Daddy, Papa and Me – Newman and Thompson
  •     Mommy, Mama and Me – Newman and Thompson
  •     Dad, David, Baba Chris and me –Ed Merchant
  •     And tango makes three – Richardson and Parnell
  •     Josh and Jaz have three mums – Hedi Argent
  •     Tale of Two Mommies – Oelschlager and Blanc
  •     It’s Okay to be Different – Todd Parr
  •     The Feelings Book - Todd Parr
  •     The Family Book – Todd Parr

For Adoptive Parents and Professionals:

  •     Life Story Books for Adopted Children; a family friendly  - Joy Rees
  •     Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted – Wrench and Naylor
  •     New Life Work Model - Edith Nicholls
  •     Life Story Work: A Practical Guide to Helping Children Understand Their Past – Ryan and Walker
  •     Digital Life Story Work – Hammond and Cooper
  •     Life books: Creating a Treasure for the Adopted Child (Inter country) – Beth O’Malley
  •     Direct Work with Vulnerable Children –Wosu and Tait
  •     Attachment in common sense and doodles - Silver
  •     Using stories to build bridges with traumatized children - Kim Golding
  •     Using Stories as a Therapeutic Tool with Children – Margot Sutherland
  •     Building the Bonds of Attachment – Dan Hughes
  •     Nurturing Attachments, Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted – Kim Golding
  •     Talking with Young Children about Adoption –Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher
  •     Adoption Conversations. What, when and how to tell - Renee Wolfs
  •     Talking about Adoption to your Adopted Child – Chennells and Morrison
  •     It Was that One Moment - Dan Hughes
  •     Brain-Based Parenting – Hughes and Baylin
  •     First Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts. Tiddlers and Toddlers – Caroline Archer
  •     Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts. Tykes and Teens – Caroline Archer
  •     New Families Old Scripts – Caroline Archer and Christine Gordon
  •     Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self - David Brodzinsky
  •     The Science of Parenting –Margot Sutherland
  •     A Child’s Journey Through Placement - Vera Fahlberg
  •     Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
  •     Building the Bonds of Attachment – Dan Hughes
  •     It Was that One Moment - Dan Hughes
  •     The Out of Sync Child – Recognising and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder – Carol Stock Kranowitz.
  •     The Out of Sync Child has Fun - Carol Stock Kranowitz.
  •     Why Love Matters - how affection shapes a baby’s brain – Sue Gerhardt
  •     Inside I’m Hurting – Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in Schools –           Louise Bomber
  •     Big Steps for Little People - Celia Foster
  •     Bothered: helping teenagers talk about their feelings - Margot Sutherland

 

 

For more information about above and other relevant books see Jessica Kingsley Publishers, BAAF or Speechmark Websites and look on Amazon.