Adoption book news and events

Adoption Book News and Events

What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is a tender, revealing look at adoption from the parent perspective. Whether you are an adoptive parent, an adopted child, someone considering adoption, or simply curious about adoption dynamics, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective will touch your heart and increase your sensitivity to the challenges and joys that are unique to adoptive parenting.

Radio Interview on TogiNet
February 14, 2011
Sally will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss how the media portrays adoption.

The interview will air Monday, February 14 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m on the TogiNet Radio network. Visit the Adoption - Journey to Motherhood website to listen or call in live to participate in the discussion at 877-864-4869. You can also download the recorded podcast through iTunes.

Sally Bacchetta will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss five realities of reunion. Listen to the .mp3 version of the TogiNet radio interview.


Radio Interview on Entercom
January 28, 2011
Sally will be interviewed by Kim Iverson, nationally-syndicated host of "Your Time With Kim Iverson", about the release of her new adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. She will also be discussing adoptive children reuniting with birth mothers. The interview will air Friday, January 28 on Entercom radio stations nationwide. Check your local Entercom listings for local programming.

Sally Bacchetta was interviewed by Kim Iverson, nationally-syndicated host of Your Time With Kim Iverson, about the release of her new adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Listen to the .mp3 version of the Entercom Communications radio interview.


Democrat & Chronicle (Women to Watch)
December 13, 2010
Sally is featured in the Democrat & Chronicle and in herRochester.com as a "Woman To Watch". Read the PDF version.


Adoption Conference
November 21, 2010
Sally will present two workshops at the 30th Annual Adoptive Parents Committee (APC) Adoption Conference at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, November 21, 2010.

For more information or to register for the conference visit the APC website.



Barnes & Noble Rising Star
November 5, 2010
The best-selling adoption book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is featured in Barnes & Noble Rising Star Special Collection on bn.com and will be available through this exclusive boutique during the month of November. The Rising Star series showcases promising nonfiction and fiction authors tapped by editors. Visit the Barnes & Noble website for more information.


Press Release (Kindle e-book promotion)
November 1, 2010
In honor of National Adoption Month, the Amazon Kindle e-book version of the best-selling adoption book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective will be available at 50% off list price during the month of November. Proceeds from sales of the e-book will benefit the Adoptive Parents Committee (APC), an all-volunteer, non-profit group that advocates for humanitarian improvements in the adoption and foster care system. Read the press release. Purchase the Kindle e-book.


Radio Interview on TogiNet
October 11, 2010
Sally will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss the impact of death and divorce on adoptees.

The interview will air Monday, October 11 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m on the TogiNet Radio network. Visit the Adoption - Journey to Motherhood website to listen or call in live to participate in the discussion at 877-864-4869. You can also download the recorded podcast through iTunes.

Sally Bacchetta will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss five realities of reunion. Listen to the .mp3 version of the TogiNet radio interview.


TV Interview on MomTV
October 6, 2010
Sally will be a guest on Full Circle Mel's MomTV show Adoption Angles. She will discuss her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective and other hot topics in the world of adoption. Adoption Angles is an inspirational, informative, and fun program with guests that represent all aspects of adoption.

The show will air live on Wednesday, October 6 from 9:00 to 10:00 p.m. on the MomTV network. Log on to www.momtv.com/adoption-angles to join the show via live chat.


YouTube Channel
August 30, 2010
Sally launched a new YouTube channel with her TV and radio interviews about the adoption experience.

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Democrat & Chronicle (Northeast News)
August 24, 2010
Sally is featured in the Democrat & Chronicle's Northeast News Flash. Steve Vogt, columnist and president of Rochester Young Professionals (RYP), covers the release of the new e-book edition of her best-selling adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Read the PDF version.


Book Signing
August 21, 2010
Sally will appear at The Book Shoppe in historic downtown Medina, NY from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to discuss and sign copies of her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective.


Democrat & Chronicle (Spotlight On Authors)
August 1, 2010
Sally's book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is featured in the Democrat & Chronicle's “Spotlight On Authors” section. Read the PDF version.


Press Release (e-book)
July 27, 2010
The best-selling adoption book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is now available in all popular e-book formats and can be purchased through Amazon’s Kindle Store, Apple’s iBookstore, BarnesandNoble.com, Borders.com, Kobobooks.com, Sony’s Reader™ Store, and Smashwords.com. Read the press release.


Book Signing
July 24, 2010
Sally will be at the Lift Bridge Book Shop from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. to discuss and sign copies of her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective.


Radio Interview on TogiNet
July 12, 2010
Sally will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss five realities of reunion.

The interview will air Monday, July 12 from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m on the TogiNet Radio network. Visit the Adoption - Journey to Motherhood website to listen or call in live to participate in the discussion at 877-864-4869. You can also download the recorded podcast through iTunes.

Sally Bacchetta will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss five realities of reunion. Listen to the .mp3 version of the TogiNet radio interview.


E-Book Available Through Kindle Store
June 10, 2010
The best-selling adoption book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective is now available as an e-book through Amazon's Kindle Store.

Kindle and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable e-readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.

Visit www.amazon.com to purchase the book or download a sample that can be read on the Kindle e-reader or on a PC, Mac, Blackberry, Android, or iPhone device using one of Amazon’s free reading apps.

What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective will also soon be available as an ePub file compatible with other popular e-book readers, including Apple’s revolutionary new iPad, Barnes & Noble nook™, Kobo eReader, and Sony Reader™.


Radio Interview on TogiNet
May 24, 2010
Sally will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective.

The interview will air Monday, May 24 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. on the TogiNet Radio network. Visit the Adoption - Journey to Motherhood website to listen or call in live to participate in the discussion at 877-864-4869. You can also download the recorded podcast through iTunes.

Sally Bacchetta will return as a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio show Adoption - Journey to Motherhood. She will discuss her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Listen to the .mp3 version of the TogiNet radio interview.


TV Appearance
May 23, 2010
Sally will return as a guest on 13WHAM-TV's "Many Voices, Many Visions" program, hosted by Norma Holland. May is National Foster Care Month, and Sally will offer information and direction about foster care and adoption from foster care.

Sally will return as a guest on 13WHAM-TV's Many Voices, Many Visions program, hosted by Norma Holland. May is National Foster Care Month, and Sally will offer information and direction about foster care and adoption from foster care. Watch part one of the video. Watch part one of the 13WHAM-TV interview. Watch part two.


Baby Bazaar and More
May 15, 2010
Sally will be at the MOMS Club of Henrietta East annual "Baby Bazaar and More" from 9:00 AM - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15th at the Henrietta United Church of Christ. She will be selling copies of her book What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective and will also be taking advance orders for her new e-book, The Adoptive Parent Primer.


Birth Mother's Day Celebration
May 8, 2010
Sally will read two original pieces at the Rochester Birthmother Support Network's A Celebration of Families on Birth Mother's Day, Saturday, May 8, 2010. All those touched by adoption are invited to this free family event. Birthmothers will be honored through artwork, music, personal writings, poetry, and shared memories. The event, hosted by Adoption Resource Network (ARNI) at Hillside Children's Center, will take place at Buckland Park, 1341 Westfall Rd., Rochester, NY, 14618. Please RSVP to Cecelia Spinelli at 585-350-2501 or cspinell@hillside.com.


Radio Interview on TogiNet
April 19, 2010
Sally will be a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio program Journey to Motherhood. She plans to leverage the Savelyev/Hansen case to raise awareness of the actual scope of the problem, what is and isn't being done to improve the process, and give some direction on how we (collectively) can work for positive change in the adoption process.

The interview will air Monday, April 19 from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. on the TogiNet Radio network. Visit the Adoption - Journey to Motherhood website to listen or call in live to participate in the discussion at 877-864-4869. You can also download the recorded podcast through iTunes.

Sally will be a guest on Mary Beth Wells' radio program Journey to Motherhood. She plans to leverage the Savelyev/Hansen case to raise awareness of the actual scope of the problem, what is and isn't being done to improve the process, and give some direction on how we (collectively) can work for positive change in the adoption process. Listen to the .mp3 version of the TogiNet radio interview.


Radio Interview on Clear Channel
April 11, 2010
Sally will be interviewed by Beth Adams Pitoniak, WHAM Morning News Host, about the release of her new adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. The interview will air Sunday, April 11 on Clear Channel radio stations nationwide. Check your local Clear Channel listings for "Public Affairs" programming.

Sally Bacchetta was interviewed by Beth Adams Pitoniak, WHAM Morning News Host, about the release of her new adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Listen to the .mp3 version of the Clear Channel radio interview.


Benefit
April 10, 2010
Sally will be the keynote speaker at Parenthood for Me's 1st Annual Family-Building Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. She will discuss her adoption experience and sign copies of her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective.


Open Adoption Interview Project
March 22 2010
Sally participated in the Open Adoption Bloggers Interview Project, a collection of interviews between adoption bloggers. Read Sally's interview with Desiree of The Mommy Journals.


Democrat & Chronicle (Our Towns)
March 17, 2010
Sally is featured in the Democrat & Chronicle's Northeast edition of Our Towns. Columnist Boughton Siegelman covers her new adoption book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Read the PDF version.


TV Appearance
February 28, 2010
Sally and Erica Walther Schlaefer, President/Founder of Parenthood for Me, were guests on 13WHAM-TV's "Many Voices, Many Visions" program, hosted by Norma Holland. They discussed Sally's new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective and Parenthood for Me's upcoming fundraiser.

Sally and Erica Walther Schlaefer, President/Founder of Parenthood for Me, were guests on 13WHAM-TV's Many Voices, Many Visions program, hosted by Norma Holland. They discussed Sally's new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective and Parenthood for Me's upcoming fundraiser. Watch part one of the video. Watch part one of the 13WHAM-TV interview. Watch part two.


Press Release (adoption book)
February 11, 2010
Award-winning writer and author Sally Bacchetta today announced the release of her new book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. Read the press release.


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