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Kids Need to Be Safe

A Book for Children in Foster Care

illustrated by Mary Gallagher

“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.


Paperback $9.99 21926 Paperback 21926 $9.99
ISBN: 978-1-57542-192-6
Reading Level: Grade 1
Interest Level: Ages 4–10
Guided Reading Level: H
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 9" x 9"
Page Count: 32

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