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  • The Secret Sister

    A compelling suspense novel about family and secrets

    by M. M. DeLuca ...
    How far would you go for family?Anna’s done bad things before. Neglected and unloved as a child, she had to do whatever it took to keep herself and her little sister, Birdie, safe. But the worst thing she’s ever done is let her sister walk out of a diner when they were teenagers. She would never see her sister again.Years later, and Anna is a new person. After a whirlwind romance, she’s married ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Little Fires Everywhere

    by Celeste Ng ...
    NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES ON AMAZON PRIME'Just read it . . . Outstanding' Matt Haig'To say I love this book is an understatement . . . It moved me to tears' Reese Witherspoon'Beautifully written, completely charming, and extremely wise on the subject of adolescence and influence' Nick HornbyEveryone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Wild Child: Secrets always find a way of revealing themselves. Sometimes you just need to know where to look: A True Short Story

    by Casey Watson ...
    Casey tells the harrowing story of Connor, an eight year old boy from a broken home who comes to stay with her family.It’s a Saturday morning when Casey and Mike are asked to take in eight year old Connor – an emergency placement, just for a couple of days, following a violent incident at his now former care home. And Casey’s instinct, as ever, is to say yes. With long term foster son Tyler off to ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Stranger Care

    A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours

    May you always feel at home.After deciding not to have a biological child, Sarah Sentilles and her husband, Eric, try to adopt a baby through foster care. Knowing that the system aims for reunification with the birth family, they open their home to a flurry of social workers who question, evaluate, and prepare them to welcome a child into their lives—even if it most likely means giving that child ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Let Me Go: Abused and Afraid, She Has Nothing to Live for

    by Casey Watson ...
    Let Me Go is the powerful new memoir from foster carer and Sunday Times bestselling author Casey Watson.Harley, 13, has been sectioned under the mental health act after attempting suicide. She was spotted climbing the railings on a footbridge that crossed a busy motorway and pulled to safety by a member of the public. After six weeks in hospital, social services are looking for a short-term ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Please Don't Take My Sisters

    The heartbreaking true story of a young boy terrified of losing the only family he has left

    series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story
    Three-year-old Lexie, five-year-old Amelie and thirteen-year-old Leo come to Maggie after Leo confesses to a teacher that his mother's addiction problems and her latest violent relationship has left him as the sole carer to his younger sisters.Maggie welcomes the three children into her home, and is touched by the gentle care Leo shows to the two little girls. It is clear that Lexie and Amelie ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Girl No One Wanted

    The heartbreaking true story of a child with no home to call her own

    series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story #1
    Eleven-year-old Leanne is out of control. Since being taken into care at the age of three, she has had over forty placements, each carer less able to cope with her anger and destruction than the last.Late one night, foster carer Maggie Hartley receives a terrified call from Leanne's current placement, who has barricaded herself in her bathroom to protect herself from Leanne's rage. With the police ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • A Long Way from Home

    by Cathy Glass ...
    The true story of 2 year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage.Elaine and Ian had travelled half way round the world to adopt little Anna. She couldn’t have been more wanted, loved and cherished. So why was she now in foster care and living with me? It didn’t make sense.Until I learned what had happened. …Dressed only in nappies and ragged T-shirts the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • A Life Lost: Jackson Is Haunted by a Secret from His Past

    by Cathy Glass ...
    Jackson is aggressive, confrontational and often volatile. His mother, Kayla, is crippled with grief after tragically losing her husband and eldest son. Struggling to cope, she puts Jackson into foster care.Cathy, his carer, encourages Jackson to talk about what has happened to his family, but he just won’t engage. His actions continue to test and worry everyone.Then, in a dramatic turn of events, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Girl with the Saddest Secret

    The True Story of a Troubled Little Girl and the Foster Carer who Gives her Hope

    by Angela Hart ...
    Why has no one given Jasmine the safety and care she desperately needs? Foster carer Angela is determined to find a solution.Jasmine is a little girl with a difficult upbringing whose current foster carers have refused to keep her on as they can no longer handle her 'off the wall' behaviour. Social Services place her with specialist foster carer Angela Hart. Angela does her best to provide a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Working with Relational Trauma in Schools

    An Educator's Guide to Using Dyadic Developmental Practice

    series Guides to Working with Relational Trauma Using DDP
    Written by experienced clinicians, this book provides an exploration of how educators can easily use Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP) to help vulnerable pupils to thrive.DDP is an intervention model for children and young people who have experienced trauma in past relationships. Safety and security is increased through offering emotional connection in a variety of ways, helped by the attitude ... Read more

    $38.60 AUD

  • Wish You Happy Forever

    What China's Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains

    by Jenny Bowen ...
    Wish You Happy Forever chronicles Half the Sky founder Jenny Bowen's personal and professional journey to transform Chinese orphanages—and the lives of the neglected girls who live in them—from a state of quiet despair to one of vibrant promise.After reading an article about the thousands of baby girls languishing in Chinese orphanages, Bowen and her husband adopted a little girl from China and ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • A Terrible Secret: Scared for her safety, Tilly places herself into care. A shocking true story.

    by Cathy Glass ...
    Tilly hates her stepfather, Dave. He abuses her mother, but she refuses to leave him.Frightened for her own safety, Tilly asks to go into foster care and is placed with Cathy. Tilly arrives with a graze on her cheek and Cathy becomes increasingly concerned by Dave’s behaviour, especially when she learns he has been showering Tilly with gifts. While she’s busy looking after Tilly and trying to keep ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mom, Healthy Pregnancy. Food, Exercises and Recommendations.

    by Dan Gali ...
    Do you want to know everything about pregnancy? Does it surprise you to say "I am a mother"?Being a mother is one of the most wonderful things in life. Enjoy your pregnancy week by week with the best recommendations, pregnancy diet-pregnancy exercise.In this book you will find:Exercises by quarters.Risks in pregnancy.Abdominal diastasis.Weight control.Co... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Dani's Story

    Neglected beyond belief, rescued by love...Dani was so severely neglected by her birth mother that she grew up knowing only squalor. She never went to school or the doctor, and rarely glimpsed sunlight. Desperately malnourished, she couldn't talk and had never been toilet-trained. The social worker who took her into care had never heard of a case so horrific. The doctors believed Dani would never ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • A Dark Secret

    by Casey Watson ...
    Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon unfolds, however, that this is no simple case.Determined to get to the root of Sam’s behaviour, Casey is committed to uncover his mysterious past only to find out something far darker than she ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mummy, Please Don’t Leave

    by Casey Watson ...
    A heartbreaking true story of a broken family and the foster carer who wants to keep them together…The Watsons are no strangers to sibling placements but when Casey takes the call from her supervising social worker one frosty January morning, she can instantly tell from the tone of her colleague’s voice that there’s a complicated case ahead.And she’s right. A four-day-old baby boy called Tommy – ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Finding Chika

    A heart-breaking and hopeful story about family, adversity and unconditional love

    by Mitch Albom ...
    FROM THE MASTER STORYTELLER WHOSE BOOKS HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF OVER 40 MILLION READERS'Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary' Cecilia Ahern__________Chika Jeune came into Mitch Albom's life by chance. Growing up in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 Haiti Earthquake, at three years old she tragically lost her mother and was brought to the orphanage run by Mitch and his wife, Janine ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Tuscan Rose

    A big, luscious, can't-put-it-down saga from bestseller Belinda Alexandra, a story of tragedy, romance and mystery, set against the beauty of Florence in the terrifying years of Mussolini.A tale of sacrifice and reward, of beauty and horror ... and of redemption.A mysterious stranger known as 'the Wolf' leaves an infant with the sisters of Santo Spirito. A tiny silver key hidden in her wrappings ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Will You Love Me?: The story of my adopted daughter Lucy

    by Cathy Glass ...
    This eleventh memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass can either be read as a full eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. Will You Love Me tells the true story of Cathy’s adopted daughter Lucy.Lucy was born to a single mother who had been abused and neglected for most of her own childhood. Right from the beginning Lucy’s mother couldn’t ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Damaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child

    by Cathy Glass ...
    The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass…Cathy, an experienced foster carer, is pressured into taking Jodie as a new placement. Jodie's challenging behaviour has seen off five carers in four months but Cathy decides to take her on to protect ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Little Princess: The shocking true story of a little girl imprisoned in her own home

    by Casey Watson ...
    Six-year-old Darby arrives on Casey’s doorstep terrified and hysterical. As Casey tries to soothe the little girl she realises that this is likely to be one of the most difficult placements she had ever had to deal with…Casey is shocked to answer the door on a Sunday afternoon, the week before Christmas, to find John Fulshaw on her doorstep – unannounced and looking very serious. John explains why ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Mummy’s Little Helper: The heartrending true story of a young girl secretly caring for her severely disabled mother

    by Casey Watson ...
    The fifth book from bestselling author and specialist foster carer Casey Watson.A recent census shows that there are at least 175,000 child carers in the UK, 13,000 of whom care for more than 50 hours a week. Many remain invisible to a system that would otherwise help them. Abigail is one of those children. This is her story.Ten-year-old Abigail has never known her father. Her mother, Sarah, has ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Game, Set, Match

    by Nana Malone ...
    On the court, I’m down forty-love…I am a cautionary tale…The tennis golden boy who trusted the wrong person. And now my image and my body have taking a beating. But I’m wiser now. I won’t make the same mistake again. All I have to do is convince the woman I loved and left behind to trust me again.My career and my heart depend on it.Easier said than done. Good thing I’m up for the challenge. Game ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD