The Colour of Roses by Kate Genet
Approx. 3,560 words.
Published on January 20, 2011.
Rosie’s mama is sick. When there’s no option left but the hospital, Rosie’s mom’s ex-lover comes to the rescue and brings Rosie, with no other family, to live with her. Rosie loves living with Jo again and they visit her mother every day. But what’s going to happen to Rosie when a social worker decides that some sorts of families just aren’t right?