"Practical, detailed and thorough... This is an essential guide for anyone considering adoption. Highly recommended". --Library Journal "While it is impossible to predict where anyone's adoption journey will end, it is easy to suggest where that quest should begin: right here, with this book. --Jill Smolowe, author of "An Empty Lap" Lois Gilman has concisely compiled a wealth of essential information for prospective parents in a book that is not only readable but a valuable reference. --Lois Melina, author of "Raising Adopted Children" and "Making Sense of Adoption" "Lois Gilman hasn't missed a thing in this comprehensive, informative and well-organized source of information. --Ours "A resource guide, indeed: very much attuned to today's adoption needs ... Gilman's optimistic outlook, her specific advice and cautions, and her extensive listings... gives childseekers every possible advantage. --Kirkus ReviewsGilman, Lois is the author of 'Adoption Resource Book' with ISBN 9780062730435 and ISBN 0062730436.