Book & Movie Reviews

Layla, the Last Black Unicorn

Award-winning comedienne-actress Tiffany Haddish’s newest book “Layla, the Last Black Unicorn” is her first written for children, ages 4-8. The 19-page book co-written by Jerdine Nolen, features the colorful work of illustrator Jessica Gibson. While […]

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Dear Wonderful You …

This book was written by a global community of adult adoptees and adults who were fostered, and includes letters penned to the upcoming generation of adopted and fostered youth. The mission of “Dear Wonderful You” […]

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Somebody’s Someone

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 […]

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The Power of One

This new book by former foster youth Antonio D. Grate offers advice to foster and kinship caregivers about transitioning a youth to their family and home. Grate is also a motivational speaker and shares more […]

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Trash Bag of Memories

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 […]

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Three Little Words

In 2009, author Ashley Rhodes-Courter shared her experience growing up in the foster care system and being adopted in her first book “Three Little Words.” Since then, she’s published two additional books and has worked […]