Adopting Joey

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Adopting Joey: Sequel to Saving Joey: A True Life Story (Joey Journey Series) (2) (Joey's Journey) 

The second book in the Joey’s Journey book series. What happens after Joey was rescued from the snow and ice one wintry Chicago evening? Adopting Joey is a twenty-page illustrated children’s book. It continues the love story following Joey’s Journey. Adopting Joey is the story of Lori and Vester, a young married couple who are heartbroken because they could not have children of their own. After giving it much thought and prayer, they decide to share their love and lives by becoming foster parents. Lori and Vester visit the children in foster care at St. Vincent’s Orphanage and adopt a little boy named Joey.

About the Author

Joseph K. Wood is a foundling. Abandoned as a newborn on the streets of Chicago, he would later be adopted from St. Vincent's Orphanage. Joseph became a teen leader in the tough neighborhood of Jeffery Manor. Since then he has grown and has held key leadership positions as a bank examiner with Illinois Commissioners of Banks, assistant director with the University of Chicago Booth School, head of recruitment at Walmart International and Deputy Secretary of State for the Arkansas Secretary of State Office. Joseph Wood is an elected official and currently serves in Arkansas as the Washington County Judge. Wood is the author of two children's books, Saving Joey and Adopting Joey (Joey's Journey Series). He has written the forewords of two nonfiction books and he is currently writing his autobiography. Joseph lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas with his wife June, daughters, and mother-in-law. Illustrator: Theresa Cates is native Arkansan. She started painting as a youth and found it was a necessary expression she could share with others. Theresa Cates may be reached at: Go to the website,, and sign up to be notified for the release of Adopting Joey and to book Joseph for a reading, lecture or to speak to your group, church or business. Book reading and painting workshops are available for youths and adults with Joseph and Theresa.

About the Product

Paperback 30 pages
Publisher Kharis publishing (March 16, 2020)
Language English
ISBN 978-1946277589
Product Dimensions 5.5 x 0.08 x 8.5 inches
Product Weight 2.08 ounces