Books tagged: foster family

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Off Track
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 by Belfire Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
At twelve, Gary Sanderson found himself in Radcliffe – the oppressive juvenile detention facility for boys. At sixteen, he has a chance for a new, normal life in a new, normal town with foster parents Don and Gail Morgan. Off Track is the character study of a boy, shaped by abuse and burdened with the death of his father, trying to survive in a world he hadn’t expected to find.
Laramie and the Land of Liberty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Laramie Wyoming is in trouble again, but this time trouble has followed him to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Laramie didn't think things could get worse than the world's worst bully, Prentiss Williams being along for the ride, until the men who robbed the bank in Laramie's hometown showed up.
Journey Back Home: A Dad's Tale of Fostering and Adoption
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Nowadays foster parents get all kinds of training prior to opening their door to their first child, none of which provides the missing ingredient that a substitute Mom or Dad really needs: experience. That’s where Journey Back Home comes in. The narrative has relevance to anyone interested in dealing with difficult child behaviors or directing their children’s lives purposefully.
Laramie and the Mighty Yukon Rescue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Laramie, Prentiss, and Maestro are on their way to Alaska and the boys have high hopes they’ll leave the bad guys in the dust. Still, it’s hard to know who to trust as they travel the famous ALCAN Highway through the vast, rugged, and sometimes remote Canadian wilderness of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
A Place To Call Home
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Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
After a harrowing escape from a bad foster home, Ron and Sarah find themselves on the streets of Toronto. Alone, and with nowhere to go, they seek refuge at a charitable shelter. Yet when the truth catches up to them, their luck runs out and the foster siblings find themselves back where they started. Will Ron and Sarah ever find a place to call home?
How To Get Dirt
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Pickles Bartley wants one thing–a family. In foster care since the age of three, she’s had her fill of bad homes and she won't give up her new, good one. She's determined David and Miranda will adopt her–even if it means following her friend Prudence’s advice. Prudence once blackmailed her foster father after catching him kissing a pretty woman, in a four-step operation called "How to Get Dirt."
A Family Name
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Series: Wright Country, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Building a family from five hurting, fragmented people seems impossible. Will Wright, named guardian to his best friend's two young children, is further stunned when his biological daughter appears on his doorstep. Charlotte Miller would give anything for her foster daughter, even creating a temporary family with the girl's father. But can they fight through the challenges for love and family?
Close to the Vest
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Series: Zylan Records, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sometimes it takes all you have to keep your patience. Parker is frustrated with the tabloids. When one of the members of his band has a baby with a popular actress, he works to keep the baby’s picture out of the rag mags, while protecting his own secret. Logan always gets her story, but she doesn’t believe in lying just to sell a magazine. When they meet, the sparks fly - in more ways than one.
Every Family is Different. Every Family is the Same.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Outspoken Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
This charming picture book normalizes and celebrates difference, while looking for similarities in the diversity of families featured. Children who have same-sex parents, who are being brought up by grandparents, who are in large families, mixed-race families, children in foster care will all find households they can relate to, wrapped up in a lovely tale perfect for bedtime reading.