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Beam, Cris
To the end of June : the intimate life of American foster care / Cris Beam
Alternate Title Intimate life of American foster care
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV881 .B425 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Foster home care -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-297) and index
Contents Catch. King Solomon's baby ; Eye of the beholder ; Timing is anything ; Drugs in the system ; Catch as catch can -- Hold. Surge control ; Chutes and ladders and chutes ; Arrested in development ; Taking agency ; Homespun -- Release. Fantasy islands ; There's something about Mary ; Experiment ; Touching the elephant ; Last call
Summary An intimate, authoritative look at the foster care system that examines why it is failing the kids it is supposed to protect and what can be done to change it

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