Synopses & Reviews
The story of a young girl living with "Aunt Dane" (not her real aunt) for awhile, until her mother is able to care for her again. This spirited girl narrates some of the emotional ups and downs of living in a strange home and being separated from parents and familiar surroundings: sadness, loneliness, hope, disappointment, anger. This is a general story that is suitable for children who are living with anyone other than parents, including those in foster care and kinship care. Includes a Note to Parents.
This fiction, picture book is for children not living with their parents and explores emotions that kids may feel about their parents, including disappointment, hope, anger, and worry along with thoughts and feelings that children may have about their new caretakers and surroundings. Includes Note to Parents section discusses issues such as entering a new school, discomfort with circumstances in relation to new peers, etc.