Books tagged: Orphans & Foster Homes

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Jeannie and the Gentle Giants

By Luanne Armstrong

Jeannie and the Gentle Giants, a novel for readers eight to fourteen, deals with the problems experienced by children when they are taken from their parents and have to make a new life with foster parents in a new community. In Jeannie's case, the problems begin when her mother ... Read more

Mountain

By Ursula Pflug

Seventeen-year-old Camden splits her time between her father, a minor rock star, and her mom, a scruffy "hardware geek" who designs and implements temporary and sustainable power systems and satellite linkups for off-grid music and art festivals, tree-sits, and attends gatherings ... Read more

Stone Gift, The

By Deborah L. Delaronde

Sixteen-year-old D. J. awakens from a coma with no memory of who he is or what happened to him. All he knows is that he was severely beaten and his face is disfigured. D. J.'s grandmother places an unearthly stone necklace around his neck and he begins to recover at a rapid ... Read more

The Tiffin

By Mahtab Narsimhan

The dabbawallas of Mumbai deliver box lunches — called tiffins — to whitecollar workers all over the vast city. They are legendary for their near-perfect service: for every six million lunches sent, only one will fail to reach its intended destination. The Tiffin is about ... Read more