Kids Need to Be Safe: A Book for Children in Foster Care (Kids Are Important) (Paperback)

Kids Need to Be Safe: A Book for Children in Foster Care (Kids Are Important) By Julie Nelson, Mary Gallagher (Illustrator) Cover Image

Kids Need to Be Safe: A Book for Children in Foster Care (Kids Are Important) (Paperback)

By Julie Nelson, Mary Gallagher (Illustrator)

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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.

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.

Product Details ISBN: 9781575421926
ISBN-10: 1575421925
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: December 15th, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Kids Are Important