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Murphy's Three Homes: A Story for Children in Foster Care

Title

Murphy's Three Homes: A Story for Children in Foster Care

Illustrator

Kathy O'Malley

Publisher

Magination Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781433803840

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A dog describes the emotional ups and downs of being in multiple foster homes and living in unfamiliar surroundings. Includes note to parents.

Grade Level

PK-1

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster family; foster child

Main Character

male dog

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

foster families

Keywords

dogs; moving; adjusting; fears; feelings; allegory; behavior

Diversity Impact

direct

Murphy's Three Homes: A Story for Children in Foster Care


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