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Kids Need to Be Safe : A Book for Children in Foster Care - Julie Nelson

Kids Need to Be Safe

A Book for Children in Foster Care

By: Julie Nelson, Mary Gallagher (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 31st December 2005
ISBN: 9781575421926
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 4+ years old

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Kids are important . . . They need safe places to live, and safe places to play.

For some kids, this means living with foster parents. In simple words and full-color illustrations, this book explains why some kids move to foster homes, what foster parents do, and ways kids might feel during foster care. Children often believe that they are in foster care because they are bad.

This book makes it clear that the troubles in their lives are not their fault; the message throughout is one of hope and support. Includes resources and information for parents, foster parents, social workers, counselors, and teachers.

About the Author

Julie Nelson is passionately committed to supporting society’s most highly stressed children. She is a teacher and home visitor for the Families Together Preschool, a nonprofit early intervention program, and an instructor at the University of Minnesota Center for Early Education and Development.

About the Illustrator

Mary Gallagher has degrees in studio arts and occupational therapy. In addition to illustrating books, she is a pediatric occupational therapist in St. Paul charter schools and the Families Together Preschool.

ISBN: 9781575421926
ISBN-10: 1575421925
Series: Kids Are Important
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 31st December 2005
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 22.23  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.14