CoramBAAF Bookshop

The foster carer’s handbook on parenting teenagers

| Henrietta Bond

How can teenagers in foster care best be supported to deal with the challenges that life has thrown at them? How can their foster carers help them to find effective ways to manage their behaviour, engage with their peers, make the most out of education, and find their way towards a fulfilling adult life? This handbook aims to support foster carers as they identify the unique needs of the young person in their care. 

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child with toileting issues

| Kathryn Fenton with Ellie Johnson

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This title provides authoritative, clinical guidance for carers and adopters on why toileting issues can occur and what can be done about it.

Two dads

| Carolyn Robertson

Having two dads is double the fun! Many families are different, this family has two dads. A beautifully illustrated, affirming story of life with two dads, written from the perspective of their adopted child.

Nutmeg - the full collection

| Judith Foxon

The popular Nutmeg children’s book series tells the story of a little squirrel, and his younger sister and brother.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child affected by domestic violence

| Hedy Cleaver

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores domestic violence, its links with child neglect, and its effects on children at different ages and stages of development. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child who has experienced trauma

| Dan Hughes

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores traumatic experiences and their effects on children at different stages of development. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child affected by sexual abuse

| Biddy Youell

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores sexual abuse, how a child or young person might be affected at different stages of development, and possible therapeutic interventions. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

Managing difficult behaviour

| Clare Pallett, Kathy Blackeby, Caroline Bengo, William Yule, Roger Weissman, Stephen Scott with Eileen Fursland

This guide aims to provide foster carers with new skills to help them manage a child’s behaviour and improve their relationship with him or her.

Stepfamily adoption: what it is & what it means

| Jo Francis

What is stepfamily adoption, and why is it important? How does it happen, and how long does it take? What will it change in a child’s life, and what will stay the same? These, and many other questions about stepfamily adoption and what it is, are covered in this booklet for children.