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Growing Up in a Foster Home
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  Cover Art: Solace of the Road Dowd, Siobhan
Solace of the Road
While running away from a London foster home just before her fifteenth birthday, Holly has ample time to consider her years of residential care and her early life with her Irish mother, whom she is now trying to reach.
260 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Shifty Hazen, Lynn E.
Fifteen-year-old Soli, nicknamed Shifty, keeps getting into trouble without trying, but as he strives to trust and be trusted, he grows in appreciation of his foster family and works toward putting his past behind him.
188 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Thief James, Brian
Elizabeth is a pickpocket and thief living on the edge in New York City, torn between loyalty to her foster sister and a new boy who's recruited into their thieving ranks.
247 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bad Boy Jordan, Dream
Bad Boy
Devastated to find herself back in a group home after a peaceful year of living with loving foster parents, a Brooklyn teenager striving to become strong and independent soon falls prey to the dangerous affections of a good looking but shady young man.
197 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Strays Koertge, Ronald
16-year-old Ted, an orphan, is unhappy with his foster family and his new high school. A teenager's link to animals gives way to human connection.
167 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Demon Queen Lewis, Richard
The Demon Queen
After being wrongfully held for months by Homeland Security in his hometown of Los Angeles, fourteen-year-old Jesse, who knows little of his true identity, tries to keep a low profile in his new foster home in a small midwestern prairie town but the arrival of an eccentric new girl with seemingly supernatural powers draws him inexorably into a struggle with the terrifying forces of evil.
226 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Picture this McClintock, Norah
Picture this
Ethan lives in a foster home, struggling to put his life on the right track. Involved in a photography program for at-risk kids, he finds himself threatened again and again by someone who wants his camera. What is on his camera that someone is willing to kill for?
109 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Dead to You McMann, Lisa
Dead to You
Having been abducted at age seven, abandoned, a foster child, and homeless, Ethan, now sixteen, is happy to be home until his brother's suspicion and his own inability to remember something unspeakable from his early childhood begin to tear the family apart.
243 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: The Boys from Santa Cruz Nasaw, Jonathan Lewis
The Boys from Santa Cruz
When troubled teen Luke Sweet is left orphaned and homeless, the court ships him off to a treatment program for juvenile delinquents in Humboldt County. Little Luke has a twisted past, though, and when several members of the group turn up dead, he quickly becomes the number one suspect. But when clues about another psycho-killer who goes by the name Asmador surface, the case becomes much more dangerous--and deranged--than anyone thought possible.
306 p. 2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Three Little Words Rhodes-Courter, Ashley
Three Little Words
Ashley spent nine years in foster care after being taken away from her mother. She endured many caseworkers, moving from school to school and manipulative, humiliating and abusive treatment from one foster family. See how she survives and eventually thrives against the odds.
304 p. 2009
Teen Nonfiction Book (Biography)
  Cover Art: House of Reckoning Saul, John
House of Reckoning
Left in the cold care of a loveless foster family and alienated at school, Sarah Crane finds a kindred spirit in...eccentric art instructor Bettina Phillips who is eager to mentor Sarah's artistic talent. But within the walls of Bettina's ancestral home, Sarah finds something altogether different and disturbing--a gateway from the grave into the world of the living that she and Nick will use to take control of their lives and to exact revenge.
291 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Peace Locomotion Woodson, Jacqueline
Peace Locomotion
Through letters to his little sister, who is living in a different foster home, sixth-grader Lonnie, also known as Locomotion, keeps a record of their lives while they are apart, describing his own foster family, including his foster brother who returns home after losing a leg in the Iraq War.
134 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book
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