"Come to the Window" is the true story of one familys journey into the world of international adoption. Daniela Goldstone is a special child who spent the first fifteen months of her life in a Romanian orphanage. She spent those months in an atmosphere of total emotional and sensory deprivation. After her adoption, her life is filled with love and she is exposed to all the world has to offer. As time goes by, her family discovers that Danielas development, like thousands of other children adopted from similar backgrounds, has been negatively affected on many different levels.
This is a mothers chronicle of her familys efforts to cope with their daughters many unusual special needs. This is a story filled with love, hope, set-backs, and most importantly, acceptance.
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Christina Goldstone traveled to Romania to adopt her daughter in March of 1991. An experienced non-fiction writer, she has received several awards for her work, including The Agnes L. Braganza Award for Non-fiction (Christopher Newport University, April, 1997) and a Chesapeake Wirters Conference award for non-fiction in 1996. Tina lives with her husband and two daughters in Gloucester, Virginia.Review:
"Parents who have special needs children can find a wealth of information and suggestions in this book." -- P.J. Pitonyak, The Family Focus (FRUA), FALL 1999
"an honest journal of a devoted mother and her family." "good reading for pre-adopt and post-adopt families." -- Dr. Deb Schell-Frank,Adoption Today, May 1999
"describes both the troubling and wonderful times Daniela has brought to her family" -- Mary Montague Sikes, Daily Press newspaper October 21,1999
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Book Description Lakeshore Communications, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1893435113