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Adopted & Orphaned Children : By Author : c


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Absolutely Lucy #4: Lucy on the Ball

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: David Merrell

Ilene Cooper's fourth story of a boy and his beagle takes Bobby and Lucy into the wild playing fields of grade-school soccer.Every kid loves soccer, right? Not Bobby. He likes to watch sports, but he doesn't...

Bud, Not Buddy

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud's got a few things going for him:1. He has his own suitcase filled with his own important,...

Dorp Dead

By: Julia Cunningham
afterword by: Betsy Hearne

A reissue of the novel that dramatically changed children’s literature in the 20th century.Julia Cunningham’s ground-breaking novel, first published in 1965 and unavailable in any edition for...


Absolutely Lucy #7: Lucy's Holiday Surprise

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: Royce Fitzgerald

Adopted twin girls, a precocious pup, and a busy holiday season make Christmas at the Quinns’ house a bit crazy!   Bobby is excited to have two adopted baby sisters, but he’s also excited...

Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale

By: Karen Henry Clark
Illustrated by: Patrice Barton

This is the story of one baby’s journey from her birth parents in China, who dream of a better life for their daughter, to her adoptive parents on the other side of the world, who dream of the life...

Three Black Swans

By: Caroline B. Cooney

Lives are in the balance in bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney’s newest young adult thriller, Three Black Swans. Missy and her cousin Claire are best friends who finish each other’s...


What Child Is This?

By: Caroline B. Cooney

On this Christmas Eve, the snow lies on the ground and the stars shine bright, but the grown-ups leave a lot to be desired.And the children desire so much.Katie, a foster child, wants only one thing: a...

Rodzina

By: Karen Cushman

In 1881, 12-year-old Rodzina Clara Jadwiga Anastazya Brodski wishes she didn’t have to board the orphan train in Chicago. But she has no home, no family, and no choice. Rodzina doesn’t believe...

Absolutely Lucy #5: Lucy's Tricks and Treats

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: David Merrell

Ilene Cooper's fifth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they roll with the tricks and treats of Halloween.Tricks and treats-that's what Halloween is all about. This year, Bobby has...