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Families Change

A Book for Children Experiencing Termination of Parental Rights

illustrated by Mary Gallagher

All families change over time. Sometimes a baby is born, or a grown-up gets married. And sometimes a child gets a new foster parent or a new adopted mom or dad. Children need to know that when this happens, it’s not their fault. They need to understand that they can remember and value their birth family and love their new family, too. Straightforward words and full-color illustrations offer hope, support, and coping skills for children facing or experiencing change. Includes resources and information for birth parents, foster parents, social workers, counselors, and teachers.


Paperback $9.99 22091 Paperback 22091 $9.99
ISBN: 978-1-57542-209-1
Interest Level: Ages 4–10
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 9" x 9"
Page Count: 32
“Julie Nelson delivers a straightforward yet gentle message.”—St. Paul Pioneer Press

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