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Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court

Title

Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court

Publisher

Child Advocates

Pages

48 pages

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780975495391

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster families

Annotation

When Gilbert and his big sister Rachel go into foster care they meet a lot of adults who are there to help them--a caseworker, foster parents, foster brothers and sisters, a lawyer, a therapist, a judge, their own court appointed special advocate (CASA), and a dog named Spud. Explains the roles of various people in the court system.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

girl and boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

new experiences; court system

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court

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