Seeking: a Place to Call Home

LIFE IN FOSTER CARE By LISA GOODMAN, MATT SEIFMAN and AMANDA VENDER ILLUSTRATION by IVETTE SALOM Foster care is a program in which children are cared for outside of their own home by people who are not their parents or legal guardians. Kids are placed in the foster...

Bud, Not Buddy: A Young Boy's Search for Family

By EVELYN CANAL Image: Yearling Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, is a story about a boy named Bud, who lived with his mother in Flint, Michigan, until she died when he was six. He did not know who his father was, so he had to go to an orphanage. Four years...