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Quick tips about writing children’s narratives

This quick-reference guide offers highlights from our comprehensive Creating Effective Narratives for Children Waiting to be Adopted. It includes descriptions of what should and should not be included in children’s narratives; suggested interview questions; writing tips; and sample narratives.

A print version of this guide is also available at no cost to programs. To request a copy or copies, email

Author: AdoptUSKids

Published: 2020

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