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536568
All the impossible things by Lackey, Lindsay 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 536568 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.3 MG Lexile: 630

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Mother-child relationship - Fiction Families - Fiction


Summary: Red's power over the wind comes from her mother. Whenever Ruby "Red" Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up. And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep her skies stormy. Red knows she has to learn to control it, but can't figure out how. This time, the wind blows Red into the home of the Grooves, a quirky couple who run a petting zoo. But just when Red starts to settle into her new life, a fresh storm rolls in, one she knows all too well: her mother.


20.76 *

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P07792
All the impossible things by Lackey, Lindsay 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2019)

BTSB #: P07792 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Supernatural


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Family life - Fiction Magic - Fiction Petting zoos - Fiction


Summary: Red's inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother. Whenever Ruby "Red" Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up. And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep her skies stormy. Red knows she has to learn to control it, but can't figure out how. Now Red must discover the possible in the impossible if she wants to overcome her own tornadoes and find the family she needs.


56.99 *

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972835
Arcady's goal by Yelchin, Eugene 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2014)

BTSB #: 972835 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4 MG RC: 3.5 6-8 Lexile: 630

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Soccer - Fiction Communism - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Soviet Union - History|y1925-1953 - Fiction


Summary: When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection but it may also be his way out if he can believe in and love another person--and himself.


P02704
Arcady's goal by Yelchin, Eugene 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02704 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Soccer - Fiction Communism - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Soviet Union - History|y1925-1953 - Fiction


Summary: When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection but it may also be his way out if he can believe in and love another person--and himself.


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844392
Extraordinary birds by Stark-McGinnis, Sandy 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 844392 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG Lexile: 700

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Birds - Fiction Wildlife rescue - Fiction Orphans - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old December waits to sprout wings and fly away, until a new foster mother changes her perspective on home and family.


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196177
Forever, or a long, long time by Carter, Caela 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2017)

BTSB #: 196177 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 3.7 MG Lexile: 570

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Family life - Fiction


Summary: Two foster children, Flora and Julian, want desperately to believe that they've found their forever home. But when Flora hears that a new baby will soon be in the house, she worries that love divided among three children may mean less love.


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286904
Free verse by Dooley, Sarah 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2016)

BTSB #: 286904 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.7 MG RC: 5.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Families - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Poetry - Fiction Grief - Fiction West Virginia - Fiction


Summary: After her brother dies in a fire, Sasha Harless has no one left and nowhere to turn, but soon discovers family she didn't know she had, and begins to heal through poetry.


6.50 *

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P02607
Homeroom diaries by Patterson, James 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02607 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Subjects: High schools - Fiction School stories Interpersonal relations - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Diaries - Fiction


Summary: Margaret "Cuckoo" Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she's turning over a new leaf with her "Happiness Project". She's determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her favorite literary characters.


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297634
Little bits of sky by Durrant, S. E. 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2017)

BTSB #: 297634 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 750

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Orphanages - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Civil disobedience - Fiction London (England) - History|y20th century - Fiction Great Britain - History|yElizabeth II, 1952- - Fiction


Summary: Ira and her little brother, Zac, know the foster system well but their lives start to change for the better when, in 1987, they go to Skilly House to live.


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295773
Little Cub by Dunrea, Olivier 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel Books, 2012)

BTSB #: 295773 Available

Dewey: EAges: 3-8   
AR: 2.7 LG

Genres: Animals


Subjects: Bears - Fiction Loneliness - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: A young bear cub, who is alone in the world, and Old Bear, who is grumpy and tired of living alone, meet and discover what they have been missing.


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548805
Little leftover witch by Laughlin, Florence 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013)

BTSB #: 548805 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.3 LG RC: 4.2 3-5 Lexile: 670

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Witches - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Family life - Fiction


Summary: Stranded for a year on the ground, after a crash landing from her broom, a little witch is taken in by the Doon family, a situation which causes compromises on both sides, many happy times, and ultimately a big change for the little witch.


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P04117
Losers bracket by Crutcher, Chris 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2018)

BTSB #: P04117 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   


Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Teenage girls - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Families - Fiction


Summary: Annie is determined to make it through her last year of high school so she can go to college to be free of her biological and foster families since both of them are dysfunctional.


66.49 *

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311452
Mountain dog by Engle, Margarita 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2013)

BTSB #: 311452 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.9 MG RC: 9.4 3-5 Lexile: 990

Genres: Animals Family Life


Subjects: Novels in verse Rescue dogs - Fiction Dogs - Fiction Human-animal relationship - Fiction Great-uncles - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Latinos (U.S.) - Fiction Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) - Fiction


Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.


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582770
Nightingale's nest by Loftin, Nikki 

BTSB Prebound(Razorbill, 2014)

BTSB #: 582770 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.2 MG RC: 3.5 3-5 Lexile: 630

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Singing - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction Family problems - Fiction Birds - Fiction Magic - Fiction


Summary: In this twist on "The Nightingale," Little John, despite his own poverty and grief, reaches out to Gayle, an unhappy foster child living next door who sings beautifully and hides a great secret.


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471698
One for the Murphys by Hunt, Lynda Mullaly 

BTSB Prebound(Nancy Paulsen, 2012)

BTSB #: 471698 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 3.4 MG RC: 3.1 6-8 Lexile: 520

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Stepfathers - Fiction Family problems - Fiction Connecticut - Fiction


Summary: After heartbreaking betrayal, Carley lives with a foster family and struggles with opening herself up to their love.


471734
One for the Murphys by Hunt, Lynda Mullaly 

Paperback(Penguin, 2012)

BTSB #: 471734 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 3.4 MG RC: 3.1 6-8 Lexile: 520 F&P: Z

Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Stepfathers - Fiction Family problems - Fiction Connecticut - Fiction


Summary: After heartbreaking betrayal, Carley lives with a foster family and struggles with opening herself up to their love.


7.37 *

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786842
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

Paperback(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)

BTSB #: 786842 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 4.4 MG+RC: 6.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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786847
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

BTSB Prebound(Clarion, 2015)

BTSB #: 786847 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 4.4 MG+RC: 6.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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P03194
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC ;, 2015)

BTSB #: P03194 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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P00773
Peace, Locomotion by Woodson, Jacqueline 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2009)

BTSB #: P00773 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Foster home care - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Orphans - Fiction African Americans - Fiction


Summary: 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. A companion to the Woodson's other book entitled: Locomotion.


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