From the moment Fred never Winifred spots a scruffy little mutt with sad eyes, she knows she s in big trouble Toby s in bad shape, and Fred longs to rescue him from the old man with the mile long mean streak who lives next door But Margery the straight talking woman who is fostering Fred says
In her first work of contemporary women s fiction, bestselling author Kay Bratt draws on her own life experiences to create a raw, yet inescapably warm, novel about friendship and a wary heart s unexpected capacity to love A hungry, stray dog is the last thing Cara Butter needs Stranded in Georgia
Willow Chance is a twelve year old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s It has never been easy for her to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn t kept her from leading a quietly happy lifeuntil now.
It is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier, and will be busier still By her brother s graveside, Liesel s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow It is The Gravedigger s Handbook, left behind there by accident,
Emily Wiggins is thrilled that she and her orphan friend Jackson have escaped the clutches of the Child Catching Services and Emily s villainous uncle Victor Emily and Jackson are now living happily with her loving aunt Hilda But just a mighty mouth minute Someone s snooping around for an orphan
An inspiring and compelling memoir from a young woman who lost her childhood to slavery and built a new life grounded in determination and justice Shyima Hall was born in Egypt on September 29, 1989, the seventh child of desperately poor parents When she was eight, her parents sold her into
A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past The
Parents are the tools for raising their kids to take responsibility for their own actions, attitudes, and emotions The eight sessions will help bring order to problematic family circumstances and guide even the most stable families into better ways of relating Award winning authors, counselors,
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For readers of Robin Benway s Far From the Tree, a powerful and heartwarming look at a teen girl about to age out of the foster care system Growing up in foster care, Muir has lived in many houses And if she s learned one thing, it is to Pack Light.Carry only what fits in a suitcase.Toothbrush
100 years ago, a killer wave of molasses struck a crowded Boston neighborhood Discover the story of this strange disaster in the next book in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series A deadly and strange disaster It s been four years since Carmen and Papa moved from Italy to Boston.
From Alice Faye Duncan, award winning author of Honey Baby Sugar Child, comes Just Like a Mama Carol Olivia Clementine lives with Mama Rose Mama Rose is tender and sweet everything a child could wish for in a parent But she is also as stern and demanding as any good parent should be In the midst
Kids are important They need safe places to live, and safe places to play For some kids, this means living with foster parents In simple words and full color illustrations, this book explains why some kids move to foster homes, what foster parents do, and ways kids might feel during foster
Augie Hobble lives in a fairy tale or at least Fairy Tale Place, the down on its luck amusement park managed by his father Yet his life is turning into a nightmare he s failed creative arts and has to take summer school, the girl he has a crush on won t acknowledge him, and Hogg Wills and the