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Finding the Right Spot: When Kids Can't Live with Their Parents

Title

Finding the Right Spot: When Kids Can't Live with Their Parents

Illustrator

Whitney Martin

Publisher

Magination Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781591470748

Pages

42 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A young girl living with her foster parent describes the emotional ups and downs of being separated from her mother and living in unfamiliar surroundings. Finding the Right Spot is a story for all kids who can't live with their parents, regardless of the circumstances. It's a story about resilience and loyalty, hope and disappointment, love, sadness, and anger, too.

Grade Level

3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster parent; foster child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

foster mother

Awards

The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

disappointment; love; sadness; unfamiliar surroundings; rehab; dog; processing emotions

Diversity Impact

direct

Finding the Right Spot: When Kids Can't Live with Their Parents

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