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Home for a While

Home for a While

Current price: $16.99
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2021
Magination Press
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"Ultimately, the book is as much a model for foster parents as it is a story to provide validation of foster children's experiences... Gentle and wise--especially as a read for foster parents." --Kirkus Reviews

Calvin is in foster care, and he wants to trust someone, anyone, but is afraid to open his heart. He has lived in a lot of houses, but he still hasn't found his home. When he moves in with Maggie, she shows him respect, offers him kindness, and makes him see things in himself that he's never noticed before. Maybe this isn't just another house, maybe this is a place Calvin can call home, for a while.

About the Author

Lauren Kerstein, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She writes books for children and young adults, and even wrote a textbook about Autism Spectrum Disorders. She lives in Englewood, CO. Visit her at, on Facebook @laurenkersteinauthor, on Twitter and Instagram @LaurenKerstein Natalia Moore has illustrated over 25 books and is a qualified art teacher. She lives in South Devon, UK. Visit her at, on Facebook @nataliamooreillustration, on Twitter @NataliaMoore_, and on Instagram @nataliaillustrates.