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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

Topic

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster home; foster family

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

foster family

Keywords

family life; foster system; Orphan Trains

Diversity Impact

direct

A House Between Home: Youth in the Foster Care System

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