I would recommend this book for anyone adopting, domestic or internationally.
Cheri Register has written a very honest and thought-provoking book, dismantling a lot of the common misconceptions and stereotypes about international adoption.
I read this book hoping to learn some things about how to raise my adoptive daughter better.
Must read for all adoptive parents with children of other races or cultures. But, this book goes beyond international or transracial adoption and addresses issues that apply to... Read morePublished 24 months ago by FEP
I too found this book offensive. As the mother of three bio kids, looking into adopting I found this book less than helpful. Read morePublished on September 3, 2007 by Andy Kennemer
I thought this book was very good and "true" reality of the adoption world. I would recommend this book for anyone adopting, domestic or internationally.Published on August 29, 2007 by M. Castleberry
I had high hopes for Beyond Good Intentions. The premise seemed wonderful and I thought I would really get a lot out of it. I was wrong. Read morePublished on August 16, 2007 by S. Hogan
I was hoping this book would help highlight some experiences awaiting me as an adoptive parent, waiting for my child from Korea. Read morePublished on July 18, 2007 by Sophia Johnson
When I started our first adoption, I was naive in regards to the larger meaning of international adoption and the issues associated with the conceptions common among IA parents. Read morePublished on November 9, 2006 by Julie A. Elkes
This book is most appropriate for families who are in the process of adopting internationally or transracially. Read morePublished on March 24, 2006 by Beth13
As a "well intentioned" mother of three internationally adopted teenagers, this book honestly articulates difficult racial issues our children face. Read morePublished on January 16, 2006 by L. Kreofsky
As I look back on our journey, raising two children born to us and six intercountry adopted children, I can see myself in various of Cheri's chapters. Read morePublished on August 19, 2005 by J. Rollings