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A House Between Home: Youth in the Foster Care System

Title

A House Between Home: Youth in the Foster Care System

Authors

Joyce Libal

Publisher

Mason Crest

Pages

127 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781422204191

Genre

nonfiction

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster family

WorldCat Annotation

Discusses the laws that govern the foster care system, the newest and most innovative programs available today and provides an overview of the history of foster care, including the orphan trains and the British home children.

Age Range

9-12

Family Formation

foster family

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

family life; foster system; Orphan Trains

Item Type

Nonfiction