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The Temple Bombing
Melissa Fay Greene

Da Capo Press, 2006

At 3:37 in the morning of Sunday, October 12, 1958, a bundle of dynamite blew out the side wall of the Temple, Atlanta's oldest and richest synagogue. The devastation to the building was vast-but even greater were the changes those 50 sticks of dynamite made to Atlanta, the South, and ultimately, all of the United States ( Detroit Free Press ). Finalist for the National Book Award, The Temple Bombing is the brilliant and moving examination of ...
  
  











  



  
Rescuing Julia Twice: A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption and Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder
Tina Traster

Chicago Review Press, 2014

In moving and refreshingly candid prose, Rescuing Julia Twice tells Traster’s foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and inscrutable adoption handlers in Siberia, to her feelings of inexperience and ambivalence at being a new mother in her early forties, to her grow­ing realization over months then years that something was “not quite right” with her daughter, Julia, who remained cold and emo­tionally detached. ...
  
  











  



  
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

Tantor Audio, 2011

When the two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene confided to friends that she and her husband planned to adopt a four-year-old boy from Bulgaria to add to their four children at home, the news threatened to place her, she writes, "among the greats: the Kennedys, the McCaughey septuplets, the von Trapp family singers, and perhaps even Mrs. Feodor Vassilyev, who, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, gave birth to 69 ...
  
  











  



  
Faces of Layla, A Journey Through Ethiopian Adoption
Melissa Fay; Armstrong, Jennifer Greene

Emma Dodge Hanson; Melissa Faye Greene, 2007

Faces of Layla, a book of stunning photographs of children at Layla House orphanage in Ethiopia by Emma Dodge Hanson, foreward by Melissa Fay Greene and text by Jennifer Armstrong. Emma Dodge Hanson captures the lives of the children at Layla House. Gorgeous Hard Cover Book.
  
  











  



  
Orphaned: One Woman's Mission to Save Africa's AIDS Children
Melissa Fay Greene

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2007

In a tin-walled compound outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a middle-class woman named Haregewoin Teferra suffers terrible personal losses. In grief, she turns to the church, and is presented with two orphans and asked to house them. Haregewoin agrees. Once she opens her gate, she never manages to close it again. Here is a woman who does not run away from HIV-positive and AIDS-orphaned children, brought to her on foot, by bus or by donkey cart. ...
  
  











  



  
Yafi's Family: an Ethiopian boy's journey of love, loss and adoption
Linda Pettitt, Foreword by Melissa Fay Greene

Amharic Kids, 2010

A tender story of a six-year-old Ethiopian boy's adoption and family history is a celebration of the all-encompassing love for each child that original families and adoptive parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters share. Yafi (Yafee), his parents, and two sisters, eight-year-old Kari and ten-year-old Anna, remember his early life and his adoption experience by telling stories, revisiting memories, and looking at photographs. Yafi's Family ...
  
  











  



  
The Photographs of Esther Bubley: The Library of Congress (Fields of Vision)

GILES, 2010

Providing a unique view of American life during the Great Depression and Second World War, each Fields of Vision volume includes an introduction to the life of a Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographer with 50 evocative images selected from their work in the Library of Congress's collection. Transporting the viewer to American homes, farms, and streets of the 1930s and 1940s, they offer a glimpse of ...
  
  











  



  
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet (Library) - IPS [ NO BIKING IN THE HOUSE WITHOUT A HELMET (LIBRARY) - ...
Melissa Fay Greene

Tantor Media, 2011
  
  











  



  
Let Your Light Shine: Pioneer Women Educators in Wyoming, Vol. III
Cora Elizabeth Ellis, Marian Eulberg, Nina Mae Cooper Evans, Blanche Wampler Fenny, Clara Elizabeth Brown Finley, Alice M Ford, Ruth Geraldine Harris Foster, Dora Robbins Swanson Gates, Marian Inez Kobe Geer Louise Dyer, Cora Etta Lundy Grant, Grace Dorothy Winkleman Grant, Elizabeth Jack Grosinger, Ida Nelson Gullickson, Phyllis Lanning Habeck, Jessie Mae Halstead, Jane Abbigale Megeath Hamilton, Mary Corcoran Hanssen Dorothy Halsted Gibbs, ...

Alpha Xi State, Delta Kappa Gamma, 1985

Biographies and Autobiographies of women educators in Wyoming born before 1950. Accurate historical background including: Place and date of birth; Hobbies; Name of parents; Education: dates/ names of schools attended; Ancestral background/family; Teaching experience: years, places, types of service; Character traits; Woman educator's own family; Articles published; friendships; Honors/awards; Travels; Activities other than teaching. In this ...
  
  











  



  
Alle meine Kinder
Melissa Fay Greene

Blanvalet Verlag, 2007
  
  











  



  
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet   [NO BIKING IN THE HOUSE W/O HEL] [Hardcover]
Melissa Fay-(Author) Greene

Sarah Crichton Books., 2011
  
  











  



  
"Alle meine Kinder": Haregewoin Teferra - ein Leben für die Waisen Äthiopiens (German Edition)

Blanvalet Verlag, 2009

Die aufrüttelnde und bewegende Geschichte einer Frau, die Afrikas Waisenkindern eine Zukunft gibt. Allein 12 Millionen Kinder von AIDS-Opfern leben elternlos südlich der Sahara. Die Äthiopierin Haregewoin Teferra bietet Hunderten von ihnen Zuflucht und Hoffnung in der Ausweglosigkeit. Melissa Fay Greene hat ihre Lebensgeschichte aufgeschrieben, die eindringlich beweist, dass man als Einzelner unermesslich viel bewirken kann. Haregewoin ...
  
  











  



  
No Biking In The House Without a Helmut
Melissa Fay Greene

Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
  
  











  



  
A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption Tina Traster Rescuing Julia Twice (Hardback) - Common
by Tina Traster and Melissa Fay Greene

Chicago Review Press, 2014

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By Melissa Fay Greene - There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children ...
Melissa Fay Greene

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2007
  
  











  








   



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