A regular writer for Fostering Media Connections’ Youth Voice Program, author Jessica Castillo has compiled her experiences into a new book “Trash Bag of Memories.” Based in Los Angeles, Castillo writes about the ups and downs of her foster care experience, as well as the deep love she has for her biological mother. Castillo writes regularly at https://imprintnews.org.
By Sundee T. Frazier Arthur A. Levine Books, 2017, ISBN: 978-0-545-82239-8, 242 pages, $16 In the book, titled for the character, “Cleo Edison Oliver in Persuasion Power,” Cleo is a charming girl on a mission […]
Author Trea Jackson writes “The Innocent Eyes of a Child” based on her own experiences in the Illinois foster care system. The book follows 5-year-old Brighteyes through the foster care system, challenging the common idea […]
Published in 2008, Regina Louise’s Somebody’s Someone is an early memoir sharing the unique experience of a Black child in the foster care system. Louise has published two additional books and “Somebody’s Someone” was made […]