Adoptive Families, the award-winning national adoption magazine, is the leading adoption information source for families before, during, and after adoption.

HOME  |  COMMUNITY  |  BUILDING YOUR FAMILY GUIDE  |  CURRENT ISSUE  |  DIRECTORY  |  PROFESSIONAL LOGIN

A Family from Ethiopia

by Julia Waterlow $25.64; Raintree



Buy this book

The vivid photographs of this Ethiopian family, their hut, and many of their possessions help to tell the story of their lives. Of course, it’s a challenge to portray a “typical” family in a country that’s as vast as Ethiopia; while the majority of people make their living as subsistence farmers, like the family in the book, many others live in large cities.

Nevertheless, reading the book and looking at the pictures with Sabella taught me a lot about her life growing up in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. I learned as much from her comments that, “No, we didn’t do that,” as I did from her admissions that, “Yes, we had one of those in our house.”

Rita Radostitz is mom to 10-year-old twins Hanna and Sabella, adopted from Ethiopia. She works for Adoption Advocates International from her home in Oregon.

Back To Book Reviews

©2014 Adoptive Families. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited.

Find Adoption Services


Or

Find Adoption Professionals



CONNECT WITH AF






FREE ISSUE

AF APPS

GROUPS

GUIDE



Subscribe to Adoptive Families online or via toll-free phone 800-372-3300
Click to email this article to a friend.
Click for printer friendly version.

Child Development, Family, Health, and Education Research

Magazine Publishers of America
BETA