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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.

Summary

Maya’s Homes—a companion piece to Brave Maya—tells the story of what happens to Maya after she is removed from her home and placed with another caregiver, her auntie.

To illustrate common occurrences in cases of child removal, the story follows Maya as she has questions about and adjusts to life in her new home; regularly meets with her advocate, counselor, and other practitioners; and visits with her mother.

Maya also practices and learns new exercises and techniques to help her cope with how she’s feeling.

This story is recommended only for children who have experienced or may experience removal in their own child welfare cases.

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Also in This Set

 

Brave Maya

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

 

 

 


 

 

What Is Your Job? In Family or Dependency Court

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