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Brave Maya

This picture book follows the story of Maya and her family as they interact with the child welfare system.


Brave Maya tells the story of what happens to a little girl named Maya after caseworkers visit her home.

To illustrate the common occurrences in child welfare cases, the story follows Maya as she meets with caseworkers, goes to court and meets her advocate, engages with a counselor, and receives support from external family members.

Throughout the story, Maya also learns some techniques to help her cope with how she’s feeling.


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Maya's Homes

This story is the sequel to Brave Maya and follows Maya's experience of being removed from her home and placed with another caregiver.





What Is Your Job? In Family or Dependency Court

This picture book explains the different roles of professionals working on child welfare cases.