Saving Joey: A True-life Story (Joey's Journey #1) (Paperback)
Joey's Journey is a children's book series based on the true story of a foundling. The aim of this series is to motivate parents and young children to believe, to encourage adoption, inspire young people in the foster care system, or facilitate conversations about role of the family and our ability to transform lives.
Saving Joey (Book 1) is the story of a young, black, teenage girl who abandons her newborn. She wraps her baby in a blanket and places him in a basket. Leaving him on the streets of Chicago in below-freezing temperature, she waits for her baby to be found. Why? Fortunately, a man rescues the newborn, Joey, from the snow and ice-covered stairs one late evening as he was going to work. With neighbors and police involved, Joey is sure to have a future, after all. Find out what happened to young Joey.
Adopting Joey (Book 2): Joey finally finds a home. The story of a couple who decides to adopt a child. After years of marriage and no child, they go to adopt a girl from the orphanage. But when they see him, they want the boy named Joey. Find out why.