Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Open Adoption, Open Heart: An Adoptive Father’s Inspiring Journey by Russell Elkins
Aging Out of Foster Care
Project Meet Me Halfway http://www.projectmmh.org/ a national campaign started by country singer Jimmy Wayne to raise awareness about youth aging out of the foster care system and not having the tools and support they need to be successful in life.
Covenant House http://www.covenanthouse.org/ serves homeless youth by providing safe shelter and compassionate care.
On Their Own: What Happens to Kids When They Age Out of the Foster Care System by Martha Shirk
Child Abuse and Neglect
A Child Called It: One Child’s Courage To Survive by Dave Pelzer
Abused: A Daughter’s Story by L.L. Bartlett
A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer
From Foster to Fabulous by Helen Ramaglia
The Pain in the Promise: Child Neglected, God Protected, Beauty Reflected by Nikki J
Partners for Our Children http://www.partnersforourchildren.org/ “Partners for Our Children” works to improve child welfare practice and policy.
Rise Magazine http://www.risemagazine.org/ Rise combats pervasive negative stereotypes of child welfare-affected families. Rise publishes a print and online magazine. Rise works with child welfare agencies to use Rise stories in support groups, parent education classes and staff training.
Duffels For Hope http://www.duffelsforhope.org/ seeks to provide proper transitional containers for the belongings of kids entering the foster care system.
The Village Youth & Family Center http://www.thevillageyouth.org/ The Village Youth & Family Center of Rockville, Maryland developed specialized programming to help middle school aged youth in foster care.
Represent: The Voice of Youth In Care http://representmag.org/ The youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering insight into those teens’ struggles.
Another Place At The Table by Kathy Harrison
The Star: A Story to Help Young Children Understand Foster Care by Cynthia Miller Lovell
To The End Of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care by Cris Beam
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child’s Search For the Love of a Family by Dave Pelzer
Orphans of the Living: Stories of America’s Children in Foster Care by Jennifer Toth
I’m Not Broken Just a Little Twisted: Scenes through the Mind of a Foster Child by LaTasha Watts
Invisible Kids Marcus Fiesel’s Legacy by Holly Schlaack
Trafficked: The Diary of a Sex Slave by Sibel Hodge
Five Pea’s in a Pod http://www.fivepeasinapod.co.uk/ home of The Adoption Memory Book – a handmade baby book for adopted children of all ages.
Mommy and Me Doggie Wash by Tenisha Edwards
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