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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

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781422204191

Pages

127 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

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.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

1010L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; Family violence; foster children; foster home; foster family; abuse; abusive mother; child neglect

Main Character

male child; female child

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

foster mother and father

Keywords

family life; foster system; Orphan Trains; social services; social worker; laws

Diversity Impact

direct

A House Between Home: Youth in the Foster Care System


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