Growing Up in the Care of Strangers: The Experiences, Insights and Recommendations of Eleven Former Foster Kids by Waln Brown
Approx. 61,930 words.
Published on December 7, 2010.
Provides child welfare professionals insightful feedback from clients who grew up in juvenile justice, foster care, orphanage, adoptive and mental health placements. What makes this book particularly instructive derives from the authors credentials. They are college-educated adults who masterfully intertwine their childhood stories with mature perspective and their own professional expertise.