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1849059330
Hardback:The mulberry bird, an adoption story:2013:[New] ed.
Author: Brodzinsky, Anne Braff
Author: Marchetti, Angela
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Hardback
Edition: [New] ed.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: This beautifully illustrated book sensitively explores prevalent issues in the adoption debate, from the enduring force of a birth parent's love to the importance of nurturing an adoptive child in its new environment. Ages 5 - 12
46 p., col. ill. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1406312711
Paperback:Mrs Goose's baby:2008
Author: Voake, Charlotte
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: The egg that Mrs Goose hatches doesn't turn out quite as she expects. The unusual hatchling won't eat grass and refuses to swim. Mrs Goose seems to be the only one who doesn't realise that her baby is actually a chicken. Pre-School
[17] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 24 x 27 cm (pbk)
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1405226692
Paperback:Long way home:2006
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Twelve year-old George has been moving from one foster home to another for as long as he can remember. This summer he is being sent to Dyer's farm, and he is sure that he won't like it there. Ages 5 - 12
148 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1849056633
Paperback:Billy Bramble and the great big cook off:2016
Author: Donovan, Sally
Illustrator: McHale, Kara
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Billy Bramble is the King, the President and the Emperor of Bad Lucksville. His life is full of problems, all caused by his invisible angry dog Gobber who gives him brain mash and breaks things. Billy wants to do well, but can he escape the slobbering jaws of Gobber and triumph in his school's Great Big Cook Off? Ages 5 - 12
160 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1903699975
Paperback:Nutmeg gets into trouble:c2006
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: As Nutmeg, the small red squirrel, continues on his adoption journey, he is enjoying school until the arrival of Dill, another squirrel, who lives with a foster family. Dill bullies the other animals. With the help of his parents, teachers and friends, Nutmeg learns to understand Dill's difficulties and help him overcome them. Ages 5 - 12
23 p., col. ill. ; 30 cm + booklet (pbk)
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1873868995
Paperback:Nutmeg gets adopted:c2001
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Agencies for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2001
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a story about a little squirrel who gets adopted when his birth mother is unable to keep him and his siblings safe. A comprehensive set of practice guidelines accompanies the story, to help parents and professionals working with children. Ages 5 - 12 Includes booklet in back pocket
22p., col. ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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1910039535
Paperback:Adopting a child:2016:Eleventh edition
Author: Lord, Jenifer
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Eleventh edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: CoramBAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2014 Jenifer Lord, a qualified social worker, provides a fully updated new edition of BAAF's best-selling short guide to adoption which answers many initial questions, tells you how to go about it, and who to approach. General adult
1 volume ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1907585451
Paperback:A safe place for Rufus:[2012]
Author: Seeney, Jill
Artist: Fuller, Rachel
Author: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering,
Year: [2012]
Language: English
Interest category: Picture booksPicture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: Rufus the cat lives with a family who looks after him, feeds him and gives him lots of cuddles. He feels happy and safe, especially when he is lying on his favourite cushion. But he didn't always feel this way. The family that Rufus used to live with were not kind to him at all and he struggles to escape from his bad memories. Ages 5 - 12
16 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 23 cm + 1 booklet (pbk)
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190566477X
Paperback:Dennis Duckling:2010:New ed
Author: Sambrooks, Paul
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New ed
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: A simple open story featuring Dennis Duckling and his sister who are unable to live with their mum and dad on the pond anymore, so they move to live with another family of ducks by the river. Pre-School
20 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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074596270X
Paperback:Zoo Girl:2011
Author: Elliott, Rebecca
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Lion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Zoo Girl has no family. In the children's home, she feels lost and alone. On a trip to the zoo, she is accidentally left behind. But she soon receives a warm welcome from the animals - and when the keepers find her snuggled in a cage they know they have found a daughter at last. Pre-School
[27] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm (pbk)
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1905664222
Paperback:Nutmeg gets a little sister:2007
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Family relationships can be particularly complicated for adopted children, and the diverse mix can often lead to uncertainty, confusion and, if a new child is joining the family, a need to re-negotiate family roles. This is a story for adopted children exploring some of the problems and concerns surrounding sibling adoption. Ages 5 - 12
24 p., ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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0192737473
Paperback:Anne of Green Gables:2014
Author: Montgomery, L. M.
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Orphan Anne has always dreamed of being part of a proper family. So when she's chosen to go and live with the Cuthberts, life looks grand. But the Cuthberts wanted a little boy to help them on Green Gables farm, not a girl. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Oxford children's classics
428 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0552556114
Paperback:Dustbin baby:2007
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: Discovered as a newborn baby in a dustbin, April's life has never been easy. After a row on the morning of her 14th birthday, April storms out determined to look back at her past and find out where she really comes from. Ages 5 - 12
155 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1905664494
Paperback:The Teazles' baby bunny:c2008
Author: Bagnall, Susan
Author: Tani, Tommaso Levente
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: c2008
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mr and Mrs Teazle live happily in Foxaway Hollow, but there is one thing missing from their lives - a little baby bunny of their own. They turn to Mr McBadger for help, and he tells them of a little bunny who is looking for parents just like them. This simple story provides a gentle introduction to the subject of adoption. Pre-School
17 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm + booklet (pbk)
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1905664737
Paperback:The most precious present in the world:c2010
Author: Edwards, Becky
Author: Comfort, Louise
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: c2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Taking the form of a dialogue between a little girl called Mia and her adoptive mother, this book explores questions that might preoccupy an adopted child. Mia wants to know why she looks different to her adoptive parents and why her birth parents didn't want to keep her. Pre-School
20 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0099582643
Paperback:Anne of Green Gables:2013
Author: Montgomery, L. M.
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Anne Shirley 'erupts' into their lives, the Cuthberts little guess how fond they will become of the skinny, red-haired orphan. Both entertained and exasperated by her constant chatter and imaginings, they soon find it hard to remember what Green Gables was like without its irrepressible adopted daughter. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Vintage classics
468 pages ; 19 cm (pbk)
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0099582775
Paperback:The story of Tracy Beaker:2013
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tracy is ten years old. She lives in a children's home but would like a real home one day, with a real family. Meet Tracy, follow her story and share her hopes for the future. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Vintage classics
151 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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This is Jacqueline's Wilson's best ever book this is my number 1 book to read but I do love all her books and the TV show is amazing as well and I hope she writes more books about Tracy by Shannon Collins
25/04/16
shannon11
Surrey Live
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