October: Families in Change

by Stephanie Greene on October 1, 2012

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We’re in difficult times for many families. The economy has led to a degree of  job loss, relocation, situational poverty, and homelessness that is creating havoc in the lives of many children. Families are being reconfigured out of necessity. Military conflicts are causing additional separation and heartbreak. The foster case system is over-burdened, the daily lives of the children affected by these changes are under huge stress. Never have books been more necessary.

This month, ReaderKidZ will recommend books that can help. Books in which children can find others in the same situation. That will help them feel less alone and more hopeful. ALMOST HOME by Joan Bauer is one of these books….

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