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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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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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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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1905664184
Paperback:Spark learns to fly:2007
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Fuller, Rachel
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Spark the dragon lives happily with his parents and baby sister, Flame, until his mum and dad start fighting. When the children get injured, they have to go and live with a foster carer, who helps them understand their situation and come to terms with their problems and painful emotions. Pre-School
20 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 24 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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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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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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1406221554
Paperback:Foster parents:2012
Author: Rissman, Rebecca
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: This series provides readers with an inclusive and diverse introduction to families as they exist around the world. Basic lessons on how people are related are covered, but these books also show the reader that there are many kinds of families and that all types are special. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Families
24 p., col. ill. ; 18 x 21 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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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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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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1406221473
Hardback:Foster parents:2011
Author: Rissman, Rebecca
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: This series provides readers with an inclusive and diverse introduction to families as they exist around the world. Basic lessons on how people are related are covered, but these books also show the reader that there are many kinds of families and that all types are special. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Families
24 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 18 x 21 cm (hbk)
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0340944978
Paperback:Heaven Eyes:2007
Author: Almond, David
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Erin feels sisterly responsibility for Heaven Eyes, Mouse longs to belong anywhere and anyhow, but January thinks Grampa's a murderer. Whatever happens all three have a part to play. For children
216 p. ; 20 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
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Surrey Live
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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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