Item description for Vanilla Mommy by Bradie Moore...
Overview Moore tells the unique, true story of a young, single white woman who must learn about everything from nappy hair to ashy skin when she adopts a five-year-old African-American girl from the Los Angeles County Department of Children's Services.
Publishers Description Vanilla Mommy is a unique non-fiction story about how a young, single white woman adopts a five-year old African American girl from the Los Angeles County Department of Children's Services. This transracial family discovers how to live in two worlds, black and white. Everything from nappy hair to ashy skin is new to Bradie as she joins a black Baptist church to help her daughter learn about God and her heritage at the same time. While her daughter Amanda goes through culture shock and begins to deal with her turbulent past, Bradie learns to "Go Deep" both spiritually and in the new black world she gradually becomes a part of.
Citations And Professional Reviews Vanilla Mommy by Bradie Moore has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Ingram Advance - 05/01/2005 page 162
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.51" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jan 8, 2005
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1594672741 ISBN13 9781594672743
Availability 63 units. Availability accurate as of May 27, 2017 02:06.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Vanilla Mommy?
Adoption is cool Dec 20, 2005
Wow, this was really a terrific book. There is such a realness from the stories that are shared. I enjoyed the stories about a white woman going to a black church and the whole problem with the little girl's hair was so funny. It was very cute. I laughed and cried and smiled throughout.
Truly Heart Felt Mar 1, 2005
It was hard to put this book down, and when I had finished reading it, my heart and spirit had been truly touched by Bradie Moore's very personal insights into the cultural and spiritial transformations she experienced during the bi-ratial adoption process.
Absolutely wonderful Jan 29, 2005
This is a must read for anyone who has or is considering a bi-racial adoption or would just like to receive a glimpse into the life of this woman and her experience. This book takes the reader from the authors novice beginnings that make the reader laugh until tears stream, all the way to the profound depth that Bradie Moore takes us into. She shares her relationship with her daughter, her frustrations and triumphs on bringing her home, her faith and the wonderful relationships she has built between two cultures. Highly recommended reading!