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 g
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 Su
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, a
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
Beam presents both a sharp critique of foster care policies and a searching exploration of the meaning of family Publishers Weekly, starred review Who are the children of foster care What, as a country, do we owe them Cris Beam, a foster mother herself, spent five years immersed in the world o
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 slaver
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 Victoria
Eleven year old December knows everything about birds, and everything about getting kicked out of foster homes All she has of her mom is the bird guide she left behind, and a message In flight is where you ll find me December believes she s truly a bird, just waiting for the day she transforms.
Chloe was three years old when she became Chloe Holden, but her adoption didn t scar her, and she s had a great life Now, fourteen years later, her loving parents marriage has fallen apart and her mom has moved them to Joyful, Texas Starting twelfth grade as the new kid at school, everything Chlo
Jude Farraday is a happily married, stay at home mom who puts everyone s needs above her own Her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers When Lexi Baill enters their lives, no one is supportive than Jude A former foster child with a dark past, Lexi quickly becomes Mia s best frie
Joe Pickett s pursuit of a killer through the rugged mountains of Wyoming takes a horrifying turn when his beloved foster daughter is kidnapped Now it s personal.
A two in one edition of the critically acclaimed Hot Girl and Bad Boy by Dream Jordan What s a Brooklyn Girl to do when her best friend is away for the whole summer Don t ask Kate, because she has no idea Aimless, and unhappy with her new foster mother, Kate falls into the hands of a stylish, It
The true story of 2 year old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage Elaine and Ian had travelled half way round the world to adopt little Anna She couldn t have been wanted, loved and cherished So why was she now in foster care and living with me It didn