by Geraldine M. Blomquist, MSW, and Paul Blomquist; illus. by Margo Lemieux
Children in foster care and adopted children have usually suffered painful separations from their families for reasons they may not understand. They are often very confused, angry, and sad. This appealing and comforting story explores their experiences, problems, and emotions. Foster and adoptive parents, counselors and therapists will find Zachary’s New Home to be a useful tool for understanding these children and helping them to cope with their many losses and to feel happier about the present and optimistic about their future. Designed for reading aloud to children ages 3-8. 32 pp.