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Gus Becomes a Big Brother: An Adoption Story

Gus Becomes a Big Brother: An Adoption Story

Gus Becomes a Big Brother: An Adoption Story

Gus Becomes a Big Brother: An Adoption Story


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‘Gus Becomes a Big Brother’ is a heartwarming adoption story, with special emphasis on how an older sibling, Gus, deals with the anticipation, preparation, and experience of becoming a big brother. As the Barker family embarks on their adoption journey, Gus navigates his way through many difficult emotions; such as anxiety, frustration and jealousy. But with the support and guidance of his parents; Gus ultimately develops patience, empathy, compassion, and a ton of brotherly love. Authored by an adoptive mother and psychologist, this book contains many valuable insights for parents involved in domestic or international adoption. It is also applicable to diverse families, such as the Barkers— who successfully worked together to overcome challenges, while celebrating each other’s differences. Overall, the story reveals a deeply connected adoptive family that is bound by love, acceptance and understanding.

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ISBN-13: 9780978609382
Publisher: Heather S Lonczak
Publication date: 11/01/2019
Edition description: Hardcover
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 8 Years

About the Author

Heather S. Lonczak, PhD, is a psychologist, researcher and writer with expertise in youth resilience and socioemotional development. She has published numerous scholarly articles and is an award-winning children's book author. Dr. Lonczak is a lover of animals and a loyal supporter of wildlife conservation. She lives in Seattle with her beloved family and pets.

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