Book & Movie Reviews

For Black Girls Like Me

By Mariama J. Lockington Farrar Straus Giroux Book for Young Readers, 2019, ISBN: 978-0374308049, 336 pages, $16.99 Written by Mariama J. Lockington, a black woman who was adopted by a white family, “For Black Girls […]

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Love You From Right Here

A Keepsake Book for Children in Foster Care Written by Jamie Sandefer Illustrated by Pamela Goodman Lucid Books, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-63296-362-8, 17 pages, $12.99 Entering foster care can be a scary experience for a child. […]

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Foster Boy

Screenplay by Jay Paul Deratany Directed by Youssef Delara When high-profile corporate lawyer Michael Trainer (Matthew Modine) has a chance encounter with troubled former foster youth Jamal Randolph (Shane Paul McGhie), Trainer ends up being […]

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The Risk of Us

By Rachel Howard Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-328-58882-1, 198 pages, $23 “The Risk of Us” tells the story of a California couple hoping to add to their family in this fictional memoir-style novel. Author […]