One of my favorite memories with these books is reading two pages of “I Want My Hat Back” over and over to my niece, while she giggled out loud.
I love these books for their powerful imagery and empathy, building a bridge between those-who-have-firsthand-experience and those-who-need-a-window-in.
There are intense times of motherhood when you are too tired even to think. But if reading rejuvenates you, carve out a section of life for it when you can.
“Watch for the Light” makes one of two Black Friday purchases for me. I was amazed by “Bread and Wine,” and am more than willing to attempt the sequel sight unseen.
Two nonfiction + three novels = five captivating reads. At least for me. I can never guarantee you’ll like them, but they’re worth a shot.
There is a dearth of books on foster care, particularly those written for children. Here is a list I’ve gathered of a few that our family has enjoyed.