Main content

Foster home care

  • Author:
    Lord, Cynthia
    Summary:

    When the state of Maine threatens to shut down their island's one-room schoolhouse because of dwindling enrollment, eleven-year-old Tess, a strong believer in luck, and her family take in a trumpet-playing foster child, to increase the...

  • Author:
    Rhodes-Courter, Ashley
    Summary:

    Ashley reveals the nuances of life after foster care: college, marriage, and having kids--from fostering children and the heartbreak of watching them return to destructive environments, to the miraculous joy of blending biological and...

  • Author:
    Rhodes-Courter, Ashley
    Summary:

    Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes. In this inspiring, unforgettable memoir, Ashley finds the courage to succeed and in doing so discovers the power of her own voice. 

  • Author:
    Rhodes-Courter, Ashley
    Summary:

    Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes. In this inspiring, unforgettable memoir, Ashley finds the courage to succeed and in doing so discovers the power of her own voice. 

  • Author:
    Udall, Brady
    Summary:

    When he is seven, Edgar Mint is run over by a mailman. Three months later, the half-Apache and mostly orphaned boy miraculously wakes from a coma. Thus begins an odyssey that will take young Edgar from a hospital for indigents to a...

  • Author:
    Heneghan, James
    Summary:

    Abandoned in a department store as a baby, thirteen-year-old Tom Mullen has been shuffled from one rotten foster home to another his entire life. When he hears rumors that a mass grave has been unearthed on his school grounds, he finds...

  • Author:
    Peterson, Lois
    Summary:

    After eight-year-old Kevin Mason's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming Knuckles McGraw, a tough cowboy roaming the plains on his legendary horse, Burlington Northern. But instead of riding the range, Kevin is...

  • Author:
    Little, Jean
    Summary:

    Before beginning his training as a Seeing Eye dog, Shakespeare, a labrador retriever who understands human speech, is placed for his first year of life with a foster child who has never learned to love.

  • Author:
    Horowitz, Anthony
    Summary:

    Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.

  • Author:
    Horvath, Polly
    Summary:

    Shortlisted for the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. Selected for the Bankstreet College of Education's Best Children’s Books of the Year 2013. Readers rejoice -- Primrose Squarp is back!...

  • Author:
    Mosionier, Beatrice
    Summary:

    Two young sisters are taken from their home and family. Powerless to change their fortunes, they are separated, and each put into different foster homes. Yet over the years, the bond between them grows. As they each make their way in a...

  • Author:
    Gibson, Heath
    Summary:

    “Powerful, intense, yet ultimately touching. A gripping read.” —Han Nolan, National Book Award–winning author of Dancing on the Edge A junior R.O.T.C. cadet at North Covington High, J.T. is at war—with himself, his enemies and his past...

  • Author:
    HORVATH, Polly
    Summary:

    Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

  • Author:
    De Vries, Maggie
    Summary:

    Every time Chance turns around, he gets in trouble. In school, he can't sit still. Reading is hard and math is harder, but anything to do with science fascinates him. When his class starts raising butterflies from caterpillars, Chance...

  • Author:
    Heneghan, James, Charles, Norma
    Summary:

    Nell has been in foster homes all her life -- most of them have been horrible. She finally gets moved to a home she likes, and the ministry threatens to close it down unless an expensive renovation is made to the house. Nell and the two...

  • Author:
    Monninger, Joseph
    Summary:

    Fifteen-year-old Baby's last chance at foster care is with the Potters, and while she likes them and enjoys learning to race their sled dogs, she feels she should go back on the streets with her boyfriend if she cannot find the mother...

  • Author:
    Nixon, Joan Lowery
    Summary:

    When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860.

Subscribe to RSS - Foster home care