When Friendship Followed Me Home

Book review by Jan Carr, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Gripping, heartwarming story of foster boy's serious loss.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 10+
The male friend says things like "Does she have a big butt?" and looks at girls breast but not very often. Two close friends share a small sweet kids but that's about it.
age 10+

Very sweet

Child in the foster system, a stray dog, another child dying of cancer. Sounds like a real tear jerker, and it is. It is also a story of love, hope, and resilience.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

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