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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

Illustrator

Tony Sansevero

Publisher

Child Advocates

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780975495391

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster families; foster children; foster parents; foster siblings

Main Character

male child; female child

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

Keywords

new experiences; court system; advocates; dog; case workers; judges; therapy; foster care process

Diversity Impact

direct

Just for Now: Kids and the People of the Court


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